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August 2015 Archives

Research shows women pursue divorce far more frequently than men

It can be beneficial for Texas couples who are married or are cohabitating to understand the statistics of divorce and the end of unmarried relationships. Research is constantly delving into the statistics of marriages, relationships and how they conclude. A study presented to the American Sociological Association has found that females in heterosexual marriages more frequently ask for a divorce than men. If, however, the relationship is one in which the couple is unmarried and living together, the statistics are closer to even.

Child support modifications and jurisdictional issues

In some Texas child support matters, the noncustodial parent who has been ordered to pay support experiences a significant adverse change in financial circumstances long after the order has been issued. In those cases, the obligor may want to file a petition to modify the monthly child support amount to reflect the current circumstances.

The initial divorce consultation

When an individual decides that they want a divorce in Texas, one of the first steps in the process is to consult with an attorney. During the consultation, the individual will provide information regarding the circumstances behind the divorce as well as personal information such as their home address, phone number and email address.

Rock stars file for divorce and joint child custody

Fame and fortune do not insulate parents from the possibility of divorce and child custody issues. The announcement by Gwen Stefani, the lead singer for the rock band No Doubt, that she would be divorcing her husband of 13 years, Gavin Rossdale of the rock band Bush, places them in a situation similar to divorcing couples throughout Texas.