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Category Archives: Divorce For Dads™

Encouragement and Support for Men going Through Divorce

Divorce can be emotional, disruptive, and stressful, and the implications are very personal for each of the parties. However, you might not realize how the dissolution of marriage proceedings may take their toll differently on men versus women. Research indicates that males experience higher rates of depression, tend to abuse drugs or alcohol, and are …

Answers to FAQs About Divorce for Men in Texas

There was a time when the presumptions about gender roles would lead to unbalanced outcomes in divorce cases, but men and women are now on equal footing in the eyes of the law in every US state. Either spouse can file for divorce according to the grounds recognized by Texas divorce laws, including a “no-fault” …

Deadline To Designate Periods of Summer Possession In Texas

This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for non-custodial parents (NCPs) to designate their period of summer possession is quickly approaching. Per the Texas Family Code’s Standard Possession Order (and generally most possession orders although not all), parents who have been awarded a possession schedule in a divorce decree or custody order need to designate their intended periods of summer possession to the custodial parent or primary conservator by April 1st. Failure to designate a specific period of possession typically results in the default summer period of July 1st at 6:00 p.m. to July 31st at 6:00 p.m.

Does Making It Rain = Wasting Community Assets or Reimbursement Claim in Divorce?

Many Texans (both male and female) enjoy blowing some steam off at adult entertainment establishments. Almost any Texas divorce attorney will tell you they have handled a divorce where a contentious issue was money spent at such an entertainment venue. Surely spending money at a gentleman’s club can’t hurt your divorce case, right?

What Comes Next After a Divorce Judgment?

It’s finally over.  After years of feeling stuck in an unsatisfying marriage, you and your estranged spouse are officially divorced thanks in part to your attorney. The judge has signed your divorce order, so now, you are ready to transition into life as a single person, full speed ahead. Not so fast, though. There are …