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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

Prenups Vs. Postnups: Know The Differences

To find out whether they suit you and your relationship, along with the relevant dos and don'ts, read here to learn more.

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Dec 30, 2020
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AJ Gilead

New York State Fully Legalizes Surrogacy

New surrogacy laws come into effect in New York state this February, providing some of the most robust protections for both the surrogates and the prospective parents. These new laws fully legalize the process and include requirements for health and life insurance payments and other rules for safety under the Surrogate’s Bill of Rights. 

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Jan 26, 2021
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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Rise in Divorce Rates Caused by Pandemic

Texas reports a surge in divorce filings as the lockdown was lifted. Will this be the future for the many states other still in lockdown?

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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
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