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Gray Divorces Have Their Own Financial Considerations

If you are in your 50s in Texas and are in the process of a divorce, you have different financial considerations than someone who is younger and at a different stage in life. You need to think about both your financial situation after the divorce and your potential retirement plans.
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Divorce in Texas for Older Adults

“Gray divorce,” the term for divorce among older adults, carries certain challenges because while younger people may have decades in the workplace to recover financially, this age group generally does not. Some may already be retired. They may need to plan carefully so that they have financial stability after the divorce.
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Drug Possession Penalties in Texas

Texas has some of the harshest narcotics laws in the country. Even first-time offenders can be sentenced to years in prison for drug possession.
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It Is Getting Easier to Retain the Family Home in A Divorce

In Texas, many spouses struggle to remain in the marital home after a divorce due to the high cost of real estate. Even if they are able to negotiate or win the right to stay, they may simply not be able to afford it. However, changing market conditions may actually make it easier to accomplish this goal.
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Understanding Writs of Habeas Corpus

Inmates in Texas are allowed to appeal their sentences or convictions to a higher court. If they exhaust their appeals, they can challenge their sentences or convictions with a habeas corpus petition. This is generally viewed as a last resort for inmates once they have exhausted their appeals.
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Modifying Child Support Orders

If you are a non-custodial parent in Texas, you may face a situation where you are unable to pay child support. Non-payment of child support comes with harsh penalties including jail time.
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CPS Investigator Charged for Heroin Possession

On March 9, an investigator with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services was fired for allegedly possessing heroin. The 40-year-old San Angelo woman had worked for the DFPS since 2012.
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Balancing a Career with Child Custody Responsibilities

Parents in Texas who are also the main breadwinners in the family who are going through a divorce might be worried that their demanding careers will affect their chances of getting child custody. However, courts will take a wide range of factors into consideration when determining a parenting schedule.
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