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Can my divorce decree be modified?

Despite the fact that many people may wish that their divorce turned out differently, divorce agreements are legally binding and generally unchangeable. You, therefore, are legally obligated to abide by the terms of your divorce decree unless or until modifications are accepted by the Texas family law court system. If you or your ex-spouse are considering whether or how to alter your divorce decree, here are a few things you should keep in mind.

Can my divorce decree be modified?

Despite the fact that many people may wish that their divorce turned out differently, divorce agreements are legally binding and generally unchangeable. You, therefore, are legally obligated to abide by the terms of your divorce decree unless or until modifications are accepted by the Texas family law court system. If you or your ex-spouse are considering whether or how to alter your divorce decree, here are a few things you should keep in mind.

Blended family concerns and tips

While addressing the huge number of difficulties that can arise during divorce can be daunting enough for parents, they can also face unique challenges long after their divorce settlement is finalized. Blending families during the process of remarriage can be particularly difficult for families with children, and the process can actually have an impact on the sustainability of the union. By keeping several considerations and suggestions in mind, parents can help their children accept and embrace their new stepfamily.

Blended family concerns and tips

While addressing the huge number of difficulties that can arise during divorce can be daunting enough for parents, they can also face unique challenges long after their divorce settlement is finalized. Blending families during the process of remarriage can be particularly difficult for families with children, and the process can actually have an impact on the sustainability of the union. By keeping several considerations and suggestions in mind, parents can help their children accept and embrace their new stepfamily.

High-asset divorce reflects property division issues

Given that the accurate classification and valuation of marital assets can play a major role in the property division process, the existence of a prenuptial agreement can have a significant impact on Texas divorce proceedings. One recent divorce settlement exemplifies the complexities that can arise over such factors, and illustrates how the outcome of a divorce can depend largely on difficult property division considerations.

High-asset divorce reflects property division issues

Given that the accurate classification and valuation of marital assets can play a major role in the property division process, the existence of a prenuptial agreement can have a significant impact on Texas divorce proceedings. One recent divorce settlement exemplifies the complexities that can arise over such factors, and illustrates how the outcome of a divorce can depend largely on difficult property division considerations.

Texas common law guidelines at heart of divorce dispute

While more and more couples across the state of Texas and the entire country are choosing to live together and start families out of wedlock, state guidelines regarding common-law marriage can complicate the dissolution of such relationships. In fact, some people can find themselves facing the prospect divorce without ever being married.

Texas common law guidelines at heart of divorce dispute

While more and more couples across the state of Texas and the entire country are choosing to live together and start families out of wedlock, state guidelines regarding common-law marriage can complicate the dissolution of such relationships. In fact, some people can find themselves facing the prospect divorce without ever being married.

Struggle for same-sex divorce continues in Texas

As more and more states across the country legalize same-sex marriage, concerns over the validity of unions that occur in those states increase. The state of Texas, along with several others, does not currently recognize same-sex marriage. And despite the fact that such marriages are legal on the federal level, proving their validity under state laws in order to pursue divorce presents significant legal challenges for all parties involved.

Struggle for same-sex divorce continues in Texas

As more and more states across the country legalize same-sex marriage, concerns over the validity of unions that occur in those states increase. The state of Texas, along with several others, does not currently recognize same-sex marriage. And despite the fact that such marriages are legal on the federal level, proving their validity under state laws in order to pursue divorce presents significant legal challenges for all parties involved.