Blog Posts in 2020

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  • Parental Duties for the Support of Children’s Health
    Parental Duties for the Support of Children’s Health

    In general, there are specific duties that automatically arise from the legally recognized relationship between parent and child. One of the legally recognized parent-child relationship duties is to ...

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  • The Rights & Responsibilities of Adoptive Parents Versus Guardians
    The Rights & Responsibilities of Adoptive Parents Versus Guardians

    The Legal Implications of Adoption Adoptions let persons who do not naturally have a parent-child relationship with a child to obtain the legal rights and responsibilities stemming from that ...

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  • Key Terms You Should Know in Texas Family Law
    Key Terms You Should Know in Texas Family Law

    Community Property The division of the marital estate for divorce cases is governed by certain principles and values in the State of Texas. Under the Texas Family Code § 7.001, “…the court shall order ...

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  • Child Endangerment in Moments of Crisis
    Child Endangerment in Moments of Crisis

    The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has led to levels of infection and death that have severely impacted all aspects of our society. In response, nearly all world governments—from all the states of our ...

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  • Considering a Jury Trial for Family Law Cases in Texas
    Considering a Jury Trial for Family Law Cases in Texas

    In most jurisdictions in the United States, a Judge decides matters in a divorce or other family law case. However, Texas is the only state that allows juries to decide issues of fact that arise in ...

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  • Special Property Division Issues: Transmutation of Community Property into Separate Property
    Special Property Division Issues: Transmutation of Community Property into Separate Property

    Texas is a community property state. This means that property division issues in Texas divorce cases must conform to community property rules and principles. However, the parties can recharacterize ...

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