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How will divorce affect your daughter?

How will divorce affect your daughter? Divorce effect on kids concept with hands cutting paper people family Research shows different effects of divorce on young boys than young girls. In this two part series, we’ll go over what research says about the effects of divorce on each gender. Over the years, Woods & [...]

By |26 - May|

Helping your teen during your divorce

Helping your teen during your divorce Family law concept. Divorce section of the property by legal means. Scissors cutting paper. Teens often get overlooked during divorce as being more mature and able to coast past the emotions and fragility commonly associated with younger children. This just isn’t the case. Though they are approaching [...]

By |25 - May|

Removing the Blame in Divorce

Removing the Blame in Divorce Texas law allows for both fault and no fault grounds for a divorce. When giving fault, the law requires couples to list one of the following reasons when they are filing for a divorce: Abandonment Cruelty Conviction of a felony Living in a mental hospital Living separately for three or [...]

By |10 - May|

Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce – Part 2

Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce - Part 2 In our last blog post, “Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce - Part 1”, we covered two of the first steps to take when you’re beginning the process of separating from your spouse: Hire an attorney you trust. [...]

By |9 - May|

Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce – Part 1

Making a Smart Start with your Lawyer in a Divorce - Part 1 When you’re going through a divorce, the number one step you need to take is hiring a lawyer to handle your case and help guide you through the process. The team of highly qualified and dedicated attorneys at Woods & Matlock are [...]

By |8 - May|

Divorcing Under 30 in Texas

Divorcing Under 30 in Texas Divorce is hard for anyone, but what do you need to know if you’re divorcing at a young age? In the United States, the trend of waiting longer to get married has been increasing for a long while. An estimate on the Dr. Phil show reported 60% of marriages of [...]

By |7 - May|

What are an unmarried father’s child custody rights in Texas?

What are an unmarried father’s child custody rights in Texas?   When you live together with a partner and she becomes pregnant with your child while you’re unmarried, you don’t really have any legal rights as a parent in Texas. The mother of the child is viewed as the sole guardian, has full rights to [...]

By |6 - May|