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March 2017 Archives

Dividing a 401(k) or pension in a Texas divorce

Questions often arise over how to divide a 401(k) during a Texas divorce. Let's consider the possibility of a homemaker, divorcing her husband of 40 years. The stay-at-home mom doesn't have a 401(k) of her own, since she worked in the house, taking care of her family the last 40 years. Nevertheless, the working father has amassed a large 401(k) amounting to about $600,000. How will they divide these assets in their divorce?

How a Specialized Lawyer Can Advise You on Child Support Payment

Most spouses are embroiled in nasty divorce cases once relations have worsened beyond pair. In such situations, partners engage in several court battles with the sole purpose of retaining child custody. The child's wellbeing is the most important factor to consider, despite the constant bickering witnessed by feuding spouses. Once the dust has settled, and child custody has been awarded, parents need to develop a comprehensive plan that outlines child support mechanisms. In California, the law clearly stipulates that both parents need to be involved in the child support modification process to promote their wellbeing.

How to Obtain Child Custody in Texas

Determining child custody is widely considered to be a sensitive matter across the U.S. Not only do spouses go through a tense divorce process, but they also need to consider the best interests of the children if they are to forge meaningful relationships with their peers. As a spouse finalizing a divorce case, you might want to approach such matters with a calm mind, rather than rushing into making hasty decisions with severe consequences. In most circumstances, spouses tend to make sound decisions regarding child custody with the aid of an experienced attorney. This entails preparing parenting plans with the sole intention of safeguarding the needs of the children.

When are men most likely to admit to being the father?

Numerous children are born to unwed mothers every year. In fact, 40.6 percent of babies are born to parents who aren't married. The question is, how many of these instances involve fathers who voluntarily come forward to claim paternity? And, in what situations is a man most likely to say that he's the parent?

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