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Understanding a Father’s Rights In Texas

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Jul 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

All caring parents want to be a part of their children's lives, whether that means obtaining visitation rights, establishing sole custody, or reaching a joint custody agreement. As a father, however, you may face a unique set of legal issues that mothers do not often encounter. You might be havin...

How Are Assets Divided in a Texas Divorce?

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Jun 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Going through a divorce can be frustrating and emotional, especially when it comes time to divide your marital assets. The properties and possessions you've accumulated during your time together are more than just objectively valuable, they probably carry a certain amount of sentimental worth in ...

When Can Spousal Support Be Modified?

Posted by Robert Luttrell | May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many divorced individuals either pay or receive spousal support after they end their marriage. However, sometimes a change in circumstances warrants an alteration to the previously ordered support amount. Whether you are paying or receiving spousal support, if you wish to have the payments adjust...

Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Apr 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether you've been tossing around the idea of a divorce or you and your spouse are in the beginning stages of dealing with the legal process, it's important for you to understand the different ways to file for divorce. The divorce process can either be contested or uncontested, depending on your...

What To Do After a DWI Arrest

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Jan 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you were arrested for driving while intoxicated, it's important that you know what to do next. The penalties for DWI in Texas are steep, and a first-time conviction could result in up to $2,000 in fines, incarceration, a 2-year driver's license suspension, and mandatory DWI education. Plus, ha...

How to Protect Personal Property in Divorce

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Dec 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Property division tends to be the most difficult, conflict-ridden, and personally costly part of divorce. It can prove especially frustrating for spouses who fail to establish which assets and possessions are their personal property. If you are engaged in a difficult battle over mingled assets an...

5 Reasons Why Online Divorce Is a Bad Idea

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Nov 09, 2017 | 0 Comments

Getting a divorce is a stressful and often emotionally difficult process. Many people don't want to go through the court system and hire a lawyer, thinking that this will take too long and cost too much money. In recent years, online divorce sites have started advertising as quick and easy altern...

A Guide to Rebuilding Your Social Life After Divorce

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Oct 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are many ways in which a divorce is likely to impact your life, including changes in relationships and friendships. After your divorce, it is important to reconnect with the outside world. Many people lose touch with friends during their divorce. This can be owed to the emotional difficulty...

Dating During a Divorce: Is It a Good Idea?

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Aug 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

When the flame goes out of your marriage, a new relationship can make you feel happy and desirable again. But is it advisable to begin dating before your divorce is finalized? If your divorce isn't finalized yet, you are still legally married, and there can be legal and emotional cons...

What is Parental Alienation?

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Jul 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Divorces are emotionally tumultuous and stressful for everyone involved, and that especially includes children. This is an extremely vulnerable time in a child's life, particularly a younger child who may not have experienced strain quite like this before. What's worse is that sometimes parents t...

Types of Child Custody in Texas

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Jul 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

Getting a divorce is never easy, and doing so when you have children adds a whole additional level of complexity. When getting a divorce with children, both parents must create a parenting plan, which includes determining what type of child custody each parent will have. There are several differe...

Signs of Domestic Violence

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Jun 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Domestic violence is one of the most horrific things for anyone to endure. It is also often kept in the dark for fear of retaliation from the abuser, or even to protect the abuser from facing any consequences. Oftentimes, if you suspect someone is in a dangerous situation, it is best to proceed w...

Summer Break Custody

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Jun 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

While on summer break, your child's schedule is freed up more than ever. When your child is in school, he or she has an established schedule that must be followed closely. However, once the school year is over, your child is now free of this structure and can spend the summer as desired. Summer b...

Getting a Restraining Order in Texas

Posted by Robert Luttrell | May 01, 2017 | 0 Comments

Divorce can sometimes be a time of high conflict between marriage partners. As they both work to separate their lives, emotions can sometimes be rampant and volatile, particularly if one or both spouses have bad tempers or low self-control. If one spouse is threatening to harm the other, harm any...

What If I Can't Afford Child Support?

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Apr 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

When people divorce, they often worry about how the separation will affect their finances, particularly if they have to care for kids as well. The parent who gets full physical custody of the child, or the one the child will live with, will not have to pay additional child support on top of carin...

How Social Media Could Affect Divorce Proceedings

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Feb 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Almost 2/3 of all adults in the United States use social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Because this is a relatively recent phenomenon (Facebook was only started in 2004), it is used differently by different people. Some people only use it once a week, while ...

Determining Primary Custody in Texas

Posted by Robert Luttrell | Sep 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oftentimes during child custody visitation child custody cases, a client's main objective will be to secure “primary custody” of their children. While this phrase is used often by both clients and legal professionals alike, many are surprised to learn that it is not found anywhere within the Texa...

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