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February 2013 Archives

Texas divorce: should you keep or sell the house?

Out of the many issues to consider when divorcing in Texas, one of the most emotionally driven topics is the family home. For many people, it is the place where marriages blossomed, families grew and good memories were made -- so it is understandable that making the decision to keep or sell the home may be a difficult one.

Man who owes more than $1 million in child support pleads guilty

As most residents in and around McKinney can appreciate, child support payments can make or break a single parent's budget. The purpose of child support payments it to provide for the day-to-day needs of a child or children. So readers can understand the relief a parent may feel when a parent, who has been avoiding payments, is finally brought to justice.

Healing after a volatile divorce

Making the choice to divorce in Texas is rarely a hasty one. The decision usually takes a fair share of consideration and emotional investment. It is no wonder, then, that the process can become highly emotional or even outright vicious. Although not every divorce is hostile, when it happens, there are ways to cope with the emotional stress.

Better parenting after divorce

Parents in and around McKinney know the importance of parenting when it comes to the development of their children. So when a couple decide to divorce, it can obviously be a difficult situation when it comes to the children involved. Parents often think about what the future may bring in terms of the child custody arrangements, parenting rights, their children's happiness and their ability to be good parents.