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February 2018 Archives

Tips for keeping both parents in a child's life after divorce

When parents in El Paso get a divorce, they should make an effort to ensure that the child maintains a relationship with both of them unless there is some reason to worry for the child's safety. If one parent thinks the other is a mediocre parent, this is not a sufficient reason. If the parent is abusive or endangers the child's well-being in some other way, such as because of substance abuse, then the other parent might want to limit that parent's access to the child. Otherwise, the child will generally benefit from time with both parents.

Think you'll get a 50/50 property split in your divorce?

Assets, assets, assets. When going through the divorce process, the fight over assets can get pretty intense. The goal, for most individuals, is to walk away from the marriage with a 50/50 split, but that does not always happen. Texas is a community property state, which means the 50/50 split is possible, but a number of factors must be considered, which can alter the final property division settlement.

Tips for avoiding a custody battle

When parents in El Paso get a divorce, they might be concerned about how it will affect their children. It is important for parents to try to keep their children protected from any conflicts between the two of them. They will also need to make a child custody arrangement or go to court where a judge will order one.

Healthy approaches to divorce

The prospect of divorce may bring on strong emotions, and some estranged Texas spouses might wonder if they will feel better if they seek revenge. However, this generally only ends up being harmful to a person as well to any children involved. People should keep in mind that if they take steps to drag out a divorce as a way to get back at the spouse, this is costly for them in time and money as well.

Different types of child custody

El Paso parents who are getting a divorce might be concerned about how child custody arrangements will affect their children. First, it is important for parents to understand that there are two different kinds of custody, and either can be sole or joint. The parent with legal custody has the right to make decisions about important aspects of a child's life such as education, religion and health care. Physical custody deals with where the child lives.

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