Texas uses Spousal Maintenance instead of Alimony. In Texas, we have our own words for things. Most people only know of alimony and think you can't get it in Texas. You can. Spousal maintenance is contractual alimony by statute. Contractual alimony means that you agree to provide your spouse with some level of financial support for a period after the divorce is over. Texans can get alimony … [Read more...] about What is Alimony in Texas?
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There are many factors that can slow down a divorce. Here are some of the most common and how you can prepare for or avoid these potential pitfalls in your divorce. Emotional issues People can get so worked up emotionally that they can't participate fully in the divorce process and that slows things down. Unaddressed emotional issues in the divorce process can keep you stuck. Maybe … [Read more...] about What Slows Down the Divorce Process
Getting divorced can be a lot like going to the grocery store without a list when you’re hungry. You have an idea of what you want, but you're so hungry when walking in that you add things to the basket that you never intended. You walk out of the grocery store with more items and having spent more than what you initially intended. The cost of a divorce can greatly depend on you and your … [Read more...] about How Much Does a Divorce in Austin Cost?