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Dealing with Psychological & Verbal Abuse During Divorce

Sadly, abusive marriages are not entirely uncommon. It happens to both men and women. If it happens to you, the best thing you can do is get out. Unfortunately, the divorce process may exacerbate this behavior from an abusive spouse, and things may only become more difficult in the short term. Identifying Abuse Even if...

Knowing When to Get a Divorce in Texas

Sometimes you can make it work. And sometimes you can’t. Knowing when to get a divorce in Texas begins with some serious soul-searching. Oftentimes, people stay in a marriage long after they should. Maybe you still love your partner. Maybe you feel like they can change, and overcome their problems. Maybe you feel like a...

Spring Break Visitation & Access In Texas for 2019

Spring Break is quickly approaching, and Texas parents with a custody order (whether from a divorce or suit affecting the parent-child relationship) in place may want to know how this affects the normal possession schedule. First, a reminder that different people may have modified versions of the Texas Standard Possession Order, so spring break visitation...

The Keys to a Simple Divorce in Texas

Divorce is a very stressful time, but it doesn’t have to be an obstacle course. The keys to a simple divorce in Texas are careful planning, sound legal representation, the resolve to stay calm, and the discipline to stick to your game plan. Divorce isn’t quick either, with the shortest path still requiring a two-month...

The Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreement in Texas

A prenuptial agreement is a legal contract between two people who plan to get married, should the marriage eventually fail (as roughly half of all marriages do). A prenup settles crucial questions such as: Who owned what prior to the marriage? How property acquired during the marriage will be divided upon divorce? What spousal payments...

The Grounds for Divorce in Texas

There are seven different grounds for divorce in Texas state law. In order for a divorce to be granted by the court, at least one of these seven conditions must have been met. There are two types of divorce grounds in the Texas Family Code: a “fault” divorce and a “no-fault” divorce. Special Note A...

Filing a Divorce Petition in Houston, Texas

If your marriage is coming to an end and you plan on filing a divorce petition in Houston, Texas, it helps to understand the process before you begin. Here at Ramos Law Group, we deal with these situations every day, so we’ve written this guide as an informative look at the initial steps of filing...