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What is the Difference Between Uncontested and Contested Divorce in Texas?
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

Every divorce is different, and depending on your situation you and your spouse may either qualify for a contested or an uncontested divorce in Texas. There are very strict requirements for an uncontested divorce, so it is important that you speak with an experienced divorce attorney before you make this decision. At the Tidwell Law…

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The Divorce Process in Texas
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

There is a step-by-step divorce process in Texas. For those who are considering ending their marriage, the question of where to start and the sheer gravity of the decision often make divorce a difficult decision. Add to that a belief that children might be negatively impacted, and many put off an inevitable decision to separate.…

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What You Need to Know About Legal Separation in Texas
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

Legal separation is not directly addressed under Texas law. However, you can still “legally separate.” In other words, there are no specific statutes addressing legal separation. So, it is not specifically recognized by Texas courts. That means that you and your spouse can split up and live separately and reach agreements on issues like child…

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What Parents Need to Know about Child Custody Laws in Texas
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

When couples divorce, or when unmarried people have children together, they will need to decide who has custody of the children. Child custody can be simple or complicated, depending on whether the parents can reach an agreement between themselves. At Tidwell Law Firm, we have represented numerous parents seeking custody of their children, and we…

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