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Under his Eye: The Role of Domestic Violence in Texas Family Law
By: E.A. Putman In The Handmaid’s Tale, an adaptation of the beloved 1986 dystopian novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood , "Under his eye" is a greeting, but it is also a constant reminder to the oppressed that there is no safe way to escape. In today's society, the phrase can be a nod to the …
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Nobody Wins When The Family Feuds: What the Survey Says About The Gravity of No Fault Divorce
If Beyoncé and Jay-Z were not....Beyoncé and Jay-Z...and their respective albums were divorce pleadings rather than a multi-million dollar churning catharsis, it would be the embodiment of the harsh framework of a fault-based divorce system: deceit, infidelity and blame rolled up in one tube.
Mistaken Paternity in the Era of Maury: The Conversation Surrounding Testing for Unmarried Couples
Much like pre-nuptial agreements, paternity testing for unmarried partners may be a touchy subject. Does the truth of a biological father's identity outweigh the seemingly uncomfortable conversation of paternity testing for unmarried partners?
Changes in Texas Child Support Law You Probably Did Not Know About
For lawsuits filed or modified on or after September 1, 2018, the amount of the child support package may* increase.
That Part: Common Law Marriage, Palimony & Punitive Measures for Love Lost
By: E.A. Putman A common law marriage is more than just living together and it is more than just calling your partner "hubby" or "wifey." This is the scenario: a person leaves their budding career at the request of their partner, raises the children, takes care of the home and supports the dreams and ideas …
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Divorce ROOKie: How to Make Moves to Become One of the Games Most Powerful Pieces
By: Jazmyne Betters In the game of chess, the Rook is the piece that starts in the back corner, unable to make any moves. In the beginning of the divorce process, a person may feel like they are backed into a corner, unable to do anything. When and if the right moves are made, the …
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Child Chess Piece: Stop Playing Games; The unexpected consequences of using your Child as a pawn
Children are wired to crave the love and attention of two people–their mother and their father. Restricting this child to a single-sourced love pushes them later to pursue an alternative source to supplement the love lost.
Checkmate: How to Co-Parent When Your Ex Has a New Mate
Relationships boil down to a two things–communication and respect. The parents have an obligation to their children first and to decide what is in their best interest.
Summer Time Fine: The Impact Back Child Support Can Have on Your Summer Plans
By: Angelica Olunkwa While summer time in Texas means floating the river and road trips to South Padre Island, many individuals plan to travel abroad. With reasonable flight prices and a 2.5 hour travel time, Cancun, Mexico and Cozumel, Mexico have long been popular resort towns for many Houstonians. While the anticipation of white sand …
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