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The Marble Team

How Long Does An Uncontested Divorce Take In Texas?

Uncontested divorces tend to be quicker, easier, and cost less than contested splits. Learn the benefits and how long it takes to finalize a settlement.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Can You Get A Divorce While Pregnant In Texas?

Looking to divorce in Texas with a baby on the way? Learn about the legality of this scenario and what happens if you or your spouse isn’t the father.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Does A Divorce Petition Expire in Texas?

Shelving a divorce for too long in Texas could see your petition expire. Learn the reasons it happens in the first place and how you can prevent this.

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Dec 30, 2020
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How Much Can Be Deducted From Military Members’ Pay For Child Support, Alimony, and Remarriage?

See how child support, alimony, and remarriage work after a military divorce in Arizona, including the calculations, special conditions, and considerations.

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Dec 30, 2020
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What Is An Equitable Distribution Of Child Custody And Visitation In California?

Gain a clear view of how courts in California share child custody and visitation rights between divorcing parents and what key factors influence the ruling.

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What Does a Child Custody Visitation and Divorce Proposal Look Like?

Gain practical advice on what child custody visitation and divorce proposals look like, a guide to the legalese, and how to help your kids navigate the process.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Keeping Expectations Reasonable: Why Winning Shouldn’t Be The Aim When Contemplating Divorce

Think that winning is everything in a divorce? Here’s why keeping your expectations reasonable, and choosing a collaborative divorce, might be a better idea.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Do You Have To Pay Taxes On A Divorce Settlement In California?

Settling a divorce in California? Learn about the taxes that accompany property transfers, lump sums, debts, alimony, and child support to avoid surprises.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Are Gifts Considered Separate Property In A Texas Divorce?

See how separate and community property are split in a Texas divorce and how you can legally hold on to gifts, inheritances, pre-marital assets, and more.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Are Couples With Prenups More Likely To Divorce?

Prenups are becoming increasingly popular, but are you more likely to divorce if you have one? With 50% of marriages failing, find the answer here.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

The Fine Print You Should Review Before Pursuing A Divorce Or Separation

Don’t miss a beat: here’s why you should always review the fine print before pursuing a divorce or separation to ensure you get a fair and legal settlement.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

5 Key Questions You Should Answer Before Considering A Divorce

Divorce will change your life in many expected and unexpected ways. If you’re considering a divorce, reflect on these five key questions before proceeding.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

How To Communicate Problems To Restore The Focus On Partnership

Keep your relationship rock-solid and secure. Learn practical wisdom, tips, and strategies for communicating problems and restoring the focus on partnership.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

What Happens When A Divorce Goes To Trial In California

If your divorce is going to trial, here’s some helpful guidance on the steps you need to follow, plus practical advice on the dos and don’ts of going to court.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Chantal Tanner

The Benefits Of Legal Separation Over Divorce

When a formal relationship or partnership breaks down, under what circumstances is a legal separation better than a divorce? Read on for the answers.

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Oct 29, 2019
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Chantal Tanner

Handling Co-Parenting Retaliatory Behaviors

Post-divorce, one partner can sometimes become vindictive and aggressive around childcare. Here’s how to address retaliatory behaviors In co-parenting.

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Oct 29, 2019
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Chantal Tanner

Alternatives To Legal Separation in Texas

Texas is one of only six states that doesn’t allow legal separation, so here’s a practical guide to the alternatives, including different approaches to divorce

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Oct 29, 2019
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The Marble Team

Adultery And Property Division in Texas

Divorcing in Texas because of adultery? If so, discover the impact of an affair on community property division and other areas of your divorce.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Eligibility For Spousal Support in Texas

Learn the essentials of alimony in Texas. See who’s eligible, who’s not, who pays, how long, how much, and what factors the courts use to reach their decisions.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

What To Do After Losing Child Custody In Texas

If you’re from Texas and seeking a divorce, here’s some timely advice on what to ask for in your settlement in terms of property division, finances, and custody.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

What Should I Ask For In A Texas Divorce Settlement?

If you’re from Texas and seeking a divorce, here’s some timely advice on what to ask for in your settlement in terms of property division, finances, and custody.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Kim Kardashian And Kanye West’s Divorce Raises Several Legal Questions

Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from Kanye West in California. This has drawn attention to how Californian divorce law is likely to affect their split concerning issues such as asset division, child custody, and hiring private judges and attorneys.

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What Is The Difference Between Alimony And Child Support?

Alimony is concerned with spousal or partner support, whereas child support is for any offspring involved in a separation. That said, there are some essential differences worth keeping in mind.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Is Mediation A Suitable Alternative For A Divorce Lawyer?

Mediation features a cooperative approach that offers several benefits over a court case: it’s typically faster, cheaper, and less stressful. Plus, it’s confidential and less confrontational.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

How Do Assets Get Divided In Divorce In New York

In the State of New York, assets are divided into marital or separate property. If you’re going through the divorce process, it can be effective to understand how your belongings will be shared before going to court.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Can Voice & Video Recordings Be Used As Evidence In Your Divorce Case?

Considering secretly record phone calls and videos and use them in a California court to prove your spouse's infidelity? Read here to learn why it's illegal and irrelevant in court.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

How Are Child Custody Decisions Made In New York?

Put your children and their well-being first by reading our guide to the typical child custody case in New York.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Filing For Divorce in New York State

Divorce is not an easy step, both mentally and because of the various criteria you must meet before filing for a divorce in New York. It is essential to plan your case and know how the court works before filing for a divorce.

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Dec 30, 2020
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AJ Gilead

Why Are New York Family Courts Stuck In A Pandemic Limbo?

Is it lack of funding, communication, or simply the changes of a pandemic? Regardless of why it’s happening, the family court system of New York is failing to meet the needs of families.

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Jan 26, 2021
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The Marble Team

Who Pays Attorney Fees In A Divorce?

More often than not, each spouse will pay for their own divorce attorney. However, there are a few scenarios where most judges will be swayed to order a spouse to pay the other’s legal fees. 

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

What Is A Flat-Fee Divorce Attorney And How Does It Work?

Depending on how a divorce will play out, a flat-fee divorce attorney could be a wise choice. Flat rate also help reduce uncertainty by providing a clear and complete understanding of the pricing.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

How Does The Court Determine My Alimony Payments in California

Explore the reasoning behind alimony payments in further detail, including their purpose, the support calculations, and the accompanying legal process.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Pick The Right Divorce Attorney In California With These Best Practices

Coming to the divorce process with a plan of action is always the best strategy for success. Build up a game plan that includes your goals and establish how you’ll eventually select your lawyer.

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Dec 30, 2020
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The Marble Team

Seeking A Friendlier Divorce? Take the Collaborative Divorce Path

Divorce doesn’t necessarily have to be a fight in what is known as an uncontested divorce. Learn about the alternative to ending a marriage without the need for antagonism and bad blood.

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Dec 30, 2020
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AJ Gilead

Are Divorce Rates Rising During Covid?

A new study shows that the number of Americans getting divorced has plunged. As counterintuitive as it may seem, the new trend has some very practical reasons behind it.

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Jan 26, 2021
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The Marble Team

9 Questions To Ask Before Hiring An Attorney For Divorce & Custody Cases

Not every lawyer is suitable or capable of handling your case. Ask these questions before selecting the best advocate for you.

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Dec 30, 2020
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AJ Gilead

What Is Your 2021 New Year's Resolution?

Now that 2020 - a year of uncertainty, challenge, and grit - is officially over, it's time to look forward and start visualizing a brighter future that lies ahead for yourself, your family, and your community.

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Jan 26, 2021
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Stephanie Darrell

How Do Assets Get Divided In Divorce?

Beyond the emotional toll, divorce involves practical challenges, such as how to divide their property and assets.

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Oct 29, 2019
7 Min

Molly Recka

Preparing For Divorce

Some small actions can help you be better prepared legally, financially, and emotionally for your divorce. These general considerations can remove some of the friction and make things less stressful.

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Sep 1, 2020
7 Min

Lauri Mckenna

How Child Custody Decisions Are Made

For most divorcing couples, child custody issues are emotional and complicated.

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Oct 29, 2019
6 Min

Molly Recka

Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce Procedures

A divorce is either contested or uncontested, learn more about which process fits in your circumstances.

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Sep 1, 2020
6 Min

Chantal Tanner

The impact of COVID-19 on Divorce Rates

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on divorce rates across the country.

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Oct 29, 2019
4 min

Stephanie Darrell

How the Courts Determine Child Custody

Some divorcing couples cannot agree on their respective parental rights and responsibilities. In these cases, there is a child custody case, where a family court judge will decide who gets child custody.

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Oct 29, 2019
7 Min

Erik Lanter

The Pre-Divorce 'Separation Period' Requirements

Whether your separation is informal or legal, some states may require you and your spouse to have lived ‘separately and apart’ for a specific period before granting a divorce.

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Oct 29, 2019
6 Min

Molly Recka

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

Even though the idea of a prenuptial agreement may be unromantic, especially for a pre-wedding couple deeply in love, experts often see it as a necessity for modern marriages.

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Sep 1, 2020
7 Min

Chantal Tanner

The Divorce Process in California

Understanding the divorce process can make this time less stressful and inexpensive.

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Oct 29, 2019
7 Min

Chantal Tanner

Uncontested Divorce and How It Works

People associate divorce with conflict and angry confrontation. But there's another way.

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Oct 29, 2019
5 Min