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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Pets need extra attention and activities during Texas divorce

Pets are increasingly recognized as having a special position in a family relationship. They are unable to care for themselves so that they are cared for as part of this special relationship. In return, pets share their love and their faithful innocence with the family. In Texas and throughout the country, we even see instances of pets stepping up to assist humans in times of peril. Thus, domesticated animals are generally considered a part of the family unit deserving of a degree of respect and consideration in any situation such as a Texas divorce where drastic change is imminent.

Texas seniors can face unique divorce issues

It is well-understood that divorce is one of the most emotionally trying experiences one can face, second only to the loss of a loved one. However, Texas seniors facing the possibility of a late-life separation can be faced with divorce issues unique to their age bracket. These issues have the capacity to make the transition even more challenging than it may be for a younger couple.

Alleged adultery may affect how senator, wife divide assets

A prominent state senator from an eastern state is under fire after his wife has filed for divorce amidst a slew of rumors about an alleged affair, according to news sources. Texas residents may already be aware of the influence an extramarital affair can have on divorce proceedings, particularly when it comes to how to divide assets between the two parties. Of course, a decision favoring one or the other party may depend strongly on evidence of the alleged indiscretion, as is the case here.