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September 30, 2020

Getting Ready to Prepare Your Estate Plan

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Everyone should have an estate plan, regardless of age, health and financial condition. If you are ready to put together an estate plan, below is a sampling of the types of information you will need to share with your McKinney estate planning attorney.

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Categories: Estate Planning

September 16, 2020

Thinking About a DIY Divorce? Consider These Issues Before You Get Started

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These days, it is easier than ever to get divorced. In fact, you can even do it online. Right? Unfortunately, while this is what some document preparation companies would like you to believe, the reality is that getting divorced is still a formal legal process that requires careful planning and a thorough understanding of the laws that apply. And, no, you cannot actually get a divorce online.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

September 2, 2020

Don’t Give Away Too Much in Your Divorce

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When you get divorced in Texas, as part of the process you and your spouse will be required to divide your community property. You may also have to pay spousal support (or alimony); and, if you have children, you will be required to continue to support your children in accordance with the Texas Child Support Guidelines (or other applicable law). While getting divorced inherently involves compromise, it is important not to give up more than your fair share. So, how can you avoid giving away too much in your divorce?

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce


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