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June 2016 Archives

Prenup nixed in immigrant divorce case

Alimony disputes and other divorce-related matters are not uncommon in Texas courts. Prenuptial agreements often play a role in the outcome of these disputes as two parties bring their marriage to an end. While a legally executed prenup could limit the rights of the spouse with less money at the end of a marriage, other contracts related to the relationship could come into play. This was the case with a Turkish woman who married a U.S. citizen of Turkish origin.

How to choose a mediator for a divorce

Texas couples who are going through a divorce may have decided to hire a mediator, but they might also have questions about how to choose the right one. The first question a couple should ask themselves is whether they trust the mediator. This includes trusting the mediator's empathy as well as the mediator's process. A mediator should not discourage the couple from seeking legal assistance.