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Should you consider nesting as an option?

The time for divorce has come. Despite it being necessary, you may be worried that this decision will affect your kids. If your children’s wellbeing is your priority in divorce, one option to consider is nesting. Nesting consists of the parents rotating in and out of one home instead of moving their children between houses. This type of parental arrangement…

Will breastfeeding be a factor in your child custody arrangement?

A wide variety of different factors go into creating a child custody arrangement, including the way that each parent supported their child prior to divorce. If part of that support involved breastfeeding, determining a fair custody arrangement for a young child can be particularly challenging. What should parents know about custody arrangements for breastfeeding infants? What is in the best…

Are separate bank accounts enough to protect your savings from divorce?

Maintaining separate bank accounts is an increasingly common way for married couples to maintain independent finances while sharing their lives. However, if that marriage ends, those accounts may not be as legally separate as couples may think. What should people know about separate bank accounts when creating a strategy for their divorce? Why do couples maintain separate bank accounts? Couples…

Should I settle my divorce or go to court?

While most divorcing spouses want to make the process as quick and painless as possible, it may not be that easy. That’s often the case for high-net-worth couples dividing complicated assets, such as businesses, investments and retirement accounts. Still, statistics show judges decide fewer than 10% of all divorces in Texas and across the United States. Each marriage and divorce…

Mistakes people make before meeting with a divorce attorney

Realizing your marriage is ending can undoubtedly be a confusing and stressful time, particularly for those who have never been through a divorce before. Unfortunately, people make some mistakes at this point that can create problems or delays later in the process. Making any financial offers Making offers without legal counsel can be a costly mistake. There are state laws…

5 people your attorney can recommend to you to assist you through a divorce

Divorce is a complicated process, particularly when parties have substantial assets or a contentious relationship. Between the high stakes of financial issues and the challenges of reaching a settlement, the process can be intimidating and stressful. Thankfully, no one needs to go through a divorce alone. That’s why you have hired Moffett Law Firm to assist you through this process….

3 steps to take when preparing for divorce

Taking the time to prepare for any major life event is an important way to protect your interests, and this is especially true of divorce. By carefully collecting important documents and having frank conversations about the things that matter most to you, you can lay the groundwork for a strong future for your family. What steps should you take? 1….

Does someone have to be at fault in a Texas divorce?

Couples may want to end their marriage for a variety of reasons. In some cases, one of them was involved in wrongdoing that brought the marriage to a breaking point. In others, though, time and life changes can cause couples to drift apart. Do couples need to establish fault for Texas courts to grant them a divorce? Fault can be…

What happens to pets in a Texas divorce?

Pets are a key part of many families. They may have comforted you in stressful times, or they may be your child’s best friend. What happens, then, when divorce changes your family? Who will move forward with ownership of your family pet? How does Texas law address pets? While you may view your pet as a companion and a key…

The fate of your 401(K) in divorce

No matter the stage of your career—whether you are planning for advancement or you are working toward retirement—your retirement savings is one of your most valuable investments. What happens to the investment you have made in your 401(k) if your marriage ends in divorce? Is your 401(k) separate or community property? Texas law views most property, funds and debt acquired…

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