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May 2016 Archives

Temporary restraining orders in Texas

At this moment, there may be many in San Antonio being subjected to spousal abuse. Information shared by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence shows that an average of 20 people are physically assaulted by an intimate partner every minute across the U.S. Yet many may suffer silently, fearful that if they did try to leave their marriages, they would have little legal recourse to protect themselves from their abusers.

Former baseball star and wife end their 29-year marriage

Many in San Antonio likely know at least one married couple that they would classify as being immune from marital problems. However, simply because a couple is able to treat each amicably in public and does not choose to air its “dirty laundry” in front of others does not mean that it enjoys an absence of marital strife. Issues can arise in any marriage, and in many cases, they may easily be able to drive a seemingly devoted couple apart. Oftentimes, there may be not be a reason given for such a split other than a couple simply having irreconcilable differences.

Who has jurisdiction if your ex moves out of state?

When you and your spouse choose to divorce, the possibility exists that he or she could choose to move away from San Antonio or even leave Texas altogether. His or her relocation could have a dramatic impact on your divorce proceedings, particularly if there are child custody issues to consider. You may then wonder which state has jurisdiction in your case.

Preparing your kids for a pending deployment

For those San Antonio military couples that we here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C. work with, even more difficult than going through divorce proceedings is preparing their children for a pending deployment. If you have kids and are preparing to be deployed or have an ex-spouse who is, then it may be imperative for the two of you to work together to prepare the children properly. Taking the right steps before you or your ex leave can help your kids to better cope during this potentially troubling time.