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Imagine the following scenario.  You are scheduled to have a hearing today.  You are at the courthouse.  You are on time.  You have located the proper courtroom, and you are sitting outside of it.  Your opponent is there too, and he is chatting with his lawyer.  While sitting there alone the butterflies in your stomach…

It’s rare that anyone really WANTS to be involved in legal action. For the vast majority of folks, being a party in a law suit is extremely stressful.  Your attorney shouldn’t be a source of stress too.  Your lawyer should be your advocate and work to get you the legal results you desire.  So how…

Single For Summer (part 3) For many people facing a divorce, the marital residence is their single biggest asset.  Often, aside from some retirement accounts, the most liquid cash to use during or after the divorce is tied up in the house as well.  There is more to dividing the marital residence than just who…

Financial advisors plan an important role in many divorces.  Divorce represents a fundamental change in how people will retire.  However, many people fail to plan for retirement during or after a divorce.  We recommend building a relationship with a trusted financial advisor as part of a divorce. A divorce is much more than just a…

(Note: Originally posted January 6, 2017, but still relevant!) As I sit in my Fort Worth, Texas law office and write this essay, it is 23 degrees outside and tiny little snow flakes are falling. But one of the many things I love about Texas is that shorts and flip-flops weather is right around the…

Have you heard of people staying in a failed marriage “for the kids’ sake”?  There are people who actually plan to go through the motions of being married for years, until the kids graduate and leave the home.  At Youngblood Law, PLLC, we do not support this course of action for numerous reasons, and last…

A recurring theme I hear from people is the notion of keeping a failed marriage together “for the kids’ sake.”  It seems that many people who undertake this course of action actually plan to go through the motions of being married for years, until the kids graduate and leave the home.  At Youngblood Law, PLLC,…

How does adultery affect Divorces in Texas? Not surprisingly, adultery represents one of the most frequent issues that lead to divorce.  Many people think they possess a surefire victory in divorce court if their spouse committed adultery.   But does the innocent spouse get the upper hand in a divorce because the other spouse cheated? Legal…

Every year when the New Year gets close, we start thinking ahead and making resolutions.  Most of the time our resolutions evolve around losing some weight, eating healthier, or maybe exercising more.  But what if we are facing a serious life event in 2018?  Perhaps we need to resolve to do some bigger, more important…

Many Christians find themselves in a serious religious dilemma when they feel they need a divorce.  The problem comes from a belief that divorce is sinful, and that the Bible only allows for divorce in certain circumstances.  The issue, then, is whether a believer should commit a big, ugly sin by getting divorced, or whether…

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