Protecting What You Value Most

Month: August 2019

Women, gray divorce and financial setbacks

In Texas and across the United States, women who are going through "gray divorces" struggle with mounting financial difficulties. Gray divorce refers to when the divorcing individuals are over 50 years of age. Statistics show that gray divorces have increased during...

Study examines reasons for divorce

Some Texas couples who get a divorce may do so because they no longer feel emotionally fulfilled in their marriages. Researchers who published a study in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy found that reasons that people choose to end their marriage may have...

How can social media activity impact my divorce?

You use social media to keep up with people you know and update them on your life. Sometimes it’s easy to post without fully thinking through what you’re doing. Unfortunately, not everyone may be your ally online. Social media can be used as evidence in...

Three guidelines for parenting well as a divorced dad

After divorce, you may be parenting alone for the first time, which can be pretty overwhelming, especially considering your children may be exhibiting a variety of reactions to your divorce. Divorce causes many changes, and it is natural for a child to grieve the loss...

What’s driving the huge increase in gray divorce?

Divorce among older Americans, once something of a rarity, is becoming much more common. Over the past 25 years the rate of gray divorce has jumped significantly, with couples aged 50 and above now legally separating twice as often as before. But what's driving this...

A modern examination of American families

The United States always prides itself on diversity and acceptance. The founding fathers established a country free from British rule and opened its bounders to people of all types of religions and backgrounds. We continue to see that acceptance implemented through...

Strange reasons some couples file for divorce

Almost half of all marriages end in divorce, but most people in Texas probably think of the decision to divorce as a difficult one. However, some divorce lawyers have reported clients giving reasons for divorce that seemed strange or trivial. For example, one man said...