Think Before Tweeting: New Study Links Regular Twitter Use with Divorce Likelihood

Our society has increasingly come to rely on social media avenues such as Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with friends and family. In an era where the internet allows us to openly communicate with each other, friendships and romances are born. Married couples in Texas are no exception, though they may want to think twice before writing tweets and... Read More

Family Law Advocates Claim Joint Custody is Best for Children

A divorce can possibly create a problematic situation for couples when children are involved. Child custody and support are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the factors divorcing spouses deal with when ending a marriage. A majority of divorcing couples attempt to base their decision-making on their children’s best interests, and rightfully so. However, child custody... Read More

January Referred to as “Divorce Month” for Good Reason

January has been nicknamed “Divorce Month”, and for good reason. An analysis conducted by the legal website indicated that divorce filings in the United States increased during this month. The data collected from 2008 to 2011 also showed that the number of people who filed for divorce continued to rise until late March when the year’s high was reached.... Read More

New Data Reveals More Men Are Opting for Alimony

According to divorce attorneys across the nation, an increasing amount of men are requesting spousal support from ex-wives as part of their divorce settlement. While current and exact statistics are not yet released, based on 2010 Census records, 3% of men were granted alimony. This data was derived from the 400,000 people who received alimony that year. Growing Numbers In... Read More

Talking Things Through: New Study Links Communication and Divorce

A survey conducted by the lifestyle website discovered that the most common factor leading to divorce is communication, or lack thereof. The poll gathered information from 100 mental health professionals which concluded that 65 percent of relationship problems were communication-related. A couple's inability to resolve conflict came in second at 43 percent. The survey also revealed information about the... Read More

Drinking Habits Affect Divorce Rates, Study Finds

The common phrase "opposites attract" is put to the test in a new study highlighting divorce rates and drinking habits. When it comes to drinking, the bonds of matrimony seem to follow a pattern of their own. A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Buffalo claims couples with similar drinking habits are less likely to call it... Read More

Report Reveals Unpaid Child Support in Texas Close to $11 Billion

Records obtained by the Houston Chronicle show nearly half a million parents in Texas have fallen behind on child support payments by nearly a month. State and national authorities claim a fluctuating economy and inconsistent jobless rates are taking a toll on parents who pay child support. Officials also claim that more and more parents are applying to have their... Read More

Study Finds Financial Infidelity Linked To Divorce

Secret shopping sprees and frivolous credit card spending may be causing more harm to your marriage than you think. One in ten people admit that hiding their credit card purchases from their partner has played a role in their separation or divorce according to a report by The stress which accompanies financial problems may be overwhelming for some couples.... Read More

Texas Attorney General’s Office Collects Record $3.6 Billion in Child Support Funds

A divorce can spell heavy financial burdens for couples who are not prepared for the cost of ending their marriage. One of the many factors these couples deal with is child support, should they have any children. After a divorce, the father is the one who typically financially supports his children if the mother gains custody. In Texas, the Attorney... Read More

Money for Nothing: El Paso Attorney Releases Controversial Child Custody Ad

A divorcing woman’s first worry is the well-being of her children, should she have any. Considering how to provide a home, food and other necessities will run through her mind incessantly. A consultation from an experienced divorce attorney can ease that worry and make the process of caring for the child easier. An attorney practicing in El Paso, however, has... Read More