Fathers Face Difficulty In Court

A gay couple in Texas is facing court backlash after starting a family. The fathers opted to have two children from the same surrogate mother. One child was fathered by each of the men. However, when the couple, who were legally married in Washington, D.C., tried to have a second-parent adoption for each other’s biological children, they were denied. The judge in the case has said that she acted strictly according to the law.

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Texas Woman Sues Former Spouse For Fraud

A woman filed suit in Galveston County District Court asking that her former spouse sell a home that he claimed was in foreclosure at the time of their divorce in 2008. However, the woman found evidence that her ex-husband was still living in the home as late as 2013. Therefore, she is demanding the home be sold and the proceeds be split to ensure that property acquired during the marriage is divided properly.

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Money Management Tips When a Marriage Ends

In Texas and across the nation, a divorce can devastate the family finances under the best of circumstances. A separating couple often finds it challenging to set up two households when their income has not changed. However, preparation before the divorce can help make the process go smoothly when the involved parties follow a few steps.

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What To Consider During A Divorce

A divorce can be an emotionally charged time for everyone in the family. However, it is important to put emotions to the side when it comes to financial planning during and after the divorce. Texas couples who are transitioning from marriage to single status should think about how this event will change their retirement and estate planning as well as their personal and business cash flow.

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Texas And Same-Sex Divorce

Texas residents may be aware that state law does not recognize same-sex marriages, including those that are entered into in other states. However, these laws raise interesting questions regarding what happens when same-sex couples who legally married in other states seek to have their union dissolved in Texas.

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