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What Are The Different Types of Spousal Support?


Alimony or spousal support, known officially as spousal maintenance in Texas, is not guaranteed in all divorce cases. But when one of the spouses is considered incapable of financially supporting themselves while going through the divorce or after the divorce, a judge may consider ordering spousal maintenance for that spouse. Divorcing couples may also agree… read more

Most Dangerous Federal Crimes Committed in Texas


Texas is a large state with a rich history and a very diverse population. Unfortunately, just like any other U.S. state, it also has its fair share of criminal activity. While no “safe” crimes exist, some are more dangerous for various reasons than others. Some of the most dangerous federal crimes committed by those in… read more

What Happens if You Hide Assets in a Texas Divorce


One of the first steps in getting a divorce is identifying all assets belonging to each spouse and the marriage. Sometimes, before this step can happen, a spouse will take steps to hide assets so that they can keep them after the divorce is final. Spouses who suspect their soon-to-be ex is taking these measures… read more

Common Examples of Child Abuse & Neglect in Texas


Texas laws protect children, one of our most vulnerable populations, from abuse and neglect. Still, far too many children suffer abuse and neglect each year. Abuse and neglect of children can take on many forms, and it’s essential to understand the differences between each. Childhood Physical Abuse Examples of physical child abuse include any or… read more

What to Do if My Spouse Emptied My Bank Account


Many married couples have joint bank accounts. Each spouse has the right to make deposits into the account, and, each spouse has the right to withdraw from the account any amount up to the total balance. It’s common for married spouses to have joint accounts for practical and romantic reasons. Practically, the couple is pooling… read more