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July 30, 2014

Should child support include payment for college?

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The issue of paying for college expenses has become a major focus of child support awards and divorce settlement negotiations since the cost of higher education began  skyrocketing. Study after study shows that having a secondary degree greatly increases your earning potential. For a high school graduate, therefore, continuing on to college is an extremely important and wise investment. But as with all investments, it requires money.  The question is: who should supply that money?

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July 28, 2014

Property Division under Texas Law

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Collin County divorce attorneys recognize that property division can be a very complicated and contentious part of the divorce process. In the absence of a prenuptial or post-nuptial agreement, all assets and debts of the parties must be allocated. Texas is one of nine states in the country that is a community property state; all property owned by a husband and wife is presumed to be owned by both unless and until proven to be separate property by clear and convincing evidence. 

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July 23, 2014

Child custody and summer vacations: how to structure a plan that works well for everyone

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Summers can be challenging times to coordinate schedules even for families in which there are no divorce and visitation issues. When these issues do exist, summer parenting can become quite complex. Collin County divorce attorneys recommend that parents plan well ahead in order to avoid any conflicts in scheduling and any conflicts between the parties. Below are examples of parenting plans that offer flexibility with respect to the summer.

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July 21, 2014

Pros and Cons of Online Dating and How to Protect Yourself in the World of Digital Dating

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Most experts will tell you that just as job searches in the twenty-first century must incorporate LinkedIn and other networking on social media, searching for that special someone must also incorporate dating sites on social media, even if the online sites are only used to access offline events. That being said, Collin County family law attorneys emphasize that there are pros and cons to consider regarding online dating:

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