Going through a divorce can be difficult and stressful process for any Texas couple. There are many decisions to be made and changes that affect almost every aspect of each person's life. The pressure is only increased when it is a high profile, or high asset, couple that is getting the divorce.
When a Texas couple chooses to have a child together, they have the obligation to financially support that child. This includes paying child support if the couple does not remain together. This obligation is necessary to ensure that children's basic needs are met. A failure to pay child support can lead to serious consequences for the delinquent parent.
There are many ways parents try to gain an edge when they are going through a child custody battle with the other parent of their child. However, it is never advisable to do something that might be illegal because it could very easily backfire on the parent who is trying to be creative. Just such a thing allegedly happened in Pasadena, Texas, recently.
The Texas Supreme Court has recently been volleying with members of the legal community over whether the state should provide standardized family law forms. At this time, Texas is one of only 13 states to not offer standardized forms to pro se litigants -- those who represent themselves.
Is there really a 'divorce month' in Texas? It appears so: March. According to a new national study, March has more divorce filings on average than any other month of the year. This new research confirms a trend than many family law professionals have recently noticed. Experts believe filings are higher in March because of the planning and time needed to start the process of resolving families' legal issues.