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What Is A Retainer?

By |2021-07-15T14:06:00+00:00September 22nd, 2020|

A retainer is an amount of money paid in advance to secure the services of an attorney. The retainer is held in a trust account on behalf of the client. The attorney's hourly rate is billed against the retainer amount. What that means is that every time work is performed on a client's file the hourly [...]

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How Long Will My Divorce Take?

By |2020-09-19T23:29:05+00:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: |

There is a minimum 60 day waiting period in Texas to finalize a divorce. However, how long a divorce takes depends on many factors including the issues involved in the divorce and the court's availability to schedule hearings for contested issues.

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What Are The Grounds For Divorce In Texas?

By |2020-09-19T23:29:38+00:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: |

There are two types of divorce in Texas: Fault and No-Fault. Most divorces in Texas are no-fault. It is the least expensive. There are 5 basic categories of fault divorce in the Texas Family Code. Fault can be important for the purpose of marital property division, parental rights, and spousal maintenance. The 5 fault categories are: [...]

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Who Can Get Divorced In Texas?

By |2020-09-19T23:30:07+00:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: |

To file a divorce in Texas at least one spouse must have lived in Texas for 6 months and in the county where the divorce will be filed for at least 90 days prior to the filing of the divorce.

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