Family Law - Frisco and North Texas
Divorce is the termination of a marriage between two individuals. Legally, divorce restores an individual's right to marry someone else. The process also officially divides marital assets and debts, and determines the care and custody of the children.
Texas allows the no-fault divorce in which the spouses are not required to prove that the other caused the breakdown of the marriage. Thus you or your spouse may obtain a divorce, even if one of you does not consent to the divorce. Texas also provides for the fault divorce and may be used to gain favorable property distribution upon proof the other spouse committed adverse and detrimental acts upon the marriage.
In most divorces, the primary issues to be decided are property division, debt allocation, and, if there are children, child custody, visitation, and child support. When spouses agree on how to resolve these issues, they can usually obtain a divorce quickly. Unfortunately, in many cases, divorcing spouses have disputes regarding their post-marriage financial arrangements and the care and custody of their children. Property division and custody are often hotly contested issues in divorce proceedings, but the early advice of a family law attorney may be able to impact the ultimate result favorably.
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