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April 16, 2021

COVID’S Impact on Child Custody Arrangements

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The sudden closures and lifestyle changes that took the world by surprise at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic forced some new procedures in child custody arrangements that are now becoming standard in McKinney and elsewhere throughout the state. Some of these changes can be helpful in any environment, while others may be more useful during times of restriction caused by current or future health concerns, weather issues, or other emergency situations.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

March 31, 2021

FAQs About Divorce and Family Law in McKinney During COVID

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The COVID-19 pandemic has added layers of stress and uncertainty to the already challenging process of handling divorce and other family law issues in McKinney. Child custody, valuing and dividing property, and even divorce procedures are just a few of the factors affected by COVID concerns and shutdowns.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

March 3, 2021

Domestic Violence Hazards During COVID

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The COVID crisis did not turn people into domestic abusers. However, the lockdowns that forced families to remain together without a break fostered conditions that made domestic violence situations even more unbearable.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

February 26, 2021

Can Your Spouse Take Your Separate Property in Divorce? Our McKinney Divorce Lawyers Explain How Separate Property is Handled in Texas

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When you talk about divorce in McKinney, people will often tell you that because Texas is a “community property” state, it means that absolutely everything both spouses own is shared jointly. However, that is simply not true. Property that is classified as “separate” remains yours alone after the marriage.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

February 19, 2021

Does a Power of Attorney Expire? McKinney Estate Planning Lawyers Explain Why It Might Be Time for an Update

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A power of attorney is an extremely useful tool that McKinney estate planning lawyers regularly use to safeguard their clients’ physical and financial health. However, clients need to understand the duration of the power as well as its nature.

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Categories: Estate Planning

February 12, 2021

Text Messaging During Divorce: Allen Divorce Lawyers Offer Tips to Avoid Miscommunication

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Text messaging is notorious for causing problems for divorcing couples. In fact, for years, attorneys advised clients not to text their ex at all before, during, and even after divorce proceedings.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

January 29, 2021

The Advantages of Litigation in Divorce – Allen Divorce Lawyers Explain Why it Might Be Best to Take Your Case to Court

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All across the Internet, lawyers and therapists are singing the praises of uncontested or collaborative divorce where parties settle all terms in advance and the court essentially rubber-stamps the final paperwork. While this arrangement may work well for some couples, others would benefit tremendously by having their full case decided by a judge in court. Allen divorce lawyers explain why the opportunities presented in litigation may be right for your divorce.

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

January 15, 2021

Housekeeping for the New Year: A McKinney Estate Planning Attorney Suggests Ways to Keep Your Plan Ready

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New Year’s resolutions usually do not last very long. In fact, by this point in the year, most of them have already crumbled into dust.

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Categories: Estate Planning

January 8, 2021

Is My Spouse Hiding Assets? Our McKinney Divorce Lawyers Work to Find Hidden Property

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Whether you are dividing property yourselves as part of a collaborative divorce or expect the court to allocate assets during a contested divorce, you need to have an accurate picture of your joint assets to reach a fair division of property. Are there assets you or your spouse may have forgotten? And what if your spouse is trying to hide assets?

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce

December 31, 2020

Texas’ Divorce Laws: An Overview for Spouses Contemplating Divorce in 2021

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If you are thinking about getting a divorce in 2021, there is no getting around the fact that you will need to familiarize yourself with Texas’ divorce laws. While you do not need to understand all of the intricacies of Texas’ divorce laws in detail, you do need to have at least a basic understanding of the fundamental principles that will govern both the process and the outcome of your divorce. Here, McKinney divorce lawyer J. Ryan Nordhaus provides an introduction to what you need to know:

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Categories: Family Law & Divorce


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