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February 2017 Archives

Country legend on comeback trail with song about her divorce

One of the reasons that country music stars are so beloved is because they write and sing songs that their fans can really relate to. And one of the biggest names in the world of country music is making a comeback after years out of the spotlight. Shania Twain is about to release a new album, her first in 15 years. And one of her songs takes a personal approach to a familiar theme; the end of a relationship.

Make sure your protective order meets your needs

Victims of domestic violence typically feel trapped. Often, leaving an abuser is a difficult proposition. This is because an abuser can become especially dangerous when his or her control over the victim is threatened. And this is why if you are trying to escape from an abuser, you may want to obtain a restraining order from the court.

Halle Berry custody agreement focused on son's well-being

Going through a divorce can be an emotional experience. And as hard as it is for adults, divorce can be especially upsetting for children. After all, it can be hard to understand why the two people who you love the most in the world cannot be happy together. This is why, as we wrote in a previous post, it's so important for divorcing parents to try to work together to shield their children from their conflicts. In that same post, we mentioned how family law judges now prefer co-parenting solutions.

How much do you know about your marital assets?

Are you the spouse who had hardly any insight into the finances of a family who is now going through a divorce? You may feel that your exclusion from those details puts you at a disadvantage when it comes to the process of property division. Unfortunately, financial deception in Texas divorces is common, and the spouse who handled the family's cash flow, paid bills and was familiar with financial advisers may try to conceal cash, make up fake debts and expenses, and hide investments.