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Monday, May 21, 2018

Tax planning before divorce

Taxes can play a serious role in divorce in Texas and should be considered in the first steps of planning. For example, legal federal tax stratagems can shift income from higher-earning spouses to the spouse with less income and play a role in divorce litigation and the shaping of the decree.

Parental alienation syndrome in Texas news again

Here at The Law Office of Douglas C. Smith in El Paso, we represent parents — including those in the military or their spouses — in matters of child custody, conservatorship, parenting plans, visitation and relocation. In any major issue involving a minor child’s life, especially concerning his or her residence, time with each parent and important decision-making, the court is guided by the child’s best interest

Don't navigate a divorce alone

No one enters a relationship with the end in mind. Unfortunately, many marriages eventually reach a breaking point for one reason or another. Finally making the decision to divorce is one of the most stressful and emotionally devastating situations a person can go through. Even in times of such distress, however, understanding the basics of what a divorce entails can help make the process go as smoothly as possible given the gravity of the situation.

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