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  • Divorce and the Stay at Home Parent in Texas Will I receive alimony if I was a stay at home parent during the marriage?
    Divorce and the Stay at Home Parent in Texas Will I receive alimony if I was a stay at home parent during the marriage?

    Divorce impacts the lives of all involved, but for the stay at home parent, a divorce can create financial turmoil. Most stay at home parents are women, who already face a significant wage gap in the ...

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  • Will I Receive Spousal Maintenance in My Texas Divorce?
    Will I Receive Spousal Maintenance in My Texas Divorce?

    When does a court order spousal maintenance? A divorce can leave you in a difficult financial position. Splitting apart a household often results in one partner having less income or assets. While ...

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  • Bethenny Frankel Will No Longer Have to Pay Ex $12,000 Per Month in Spousal Support
    Bethenny Frankel Will No Longer Have to Pay Ex $12,000 Per Month in Spousal Support

    When is spousal support awarded in Texas? TV personality Bethenny Frankel recently won a significant victory in court when a judge ruled her spousal support obligation to estranged husband Jason Hoppy ...

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  • Spousal Maintenance In Texas-Are You Entitled To It?
    Spousal Maintenance In Texas-Are You Entitled To It?

    Are you experiencing financial difficulty during or following your divorce action? Under the Texas Family Code, spousal maintenance is awarded when one spouse cannot provide for their own needs ...

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  • Texas Court Says Divorced Spouse Can Keep Receiving Alimony Despite Long-Term Cohabitation
    Texas Court Says Divorced Spouse Can Keep Receiving Alimony Despite Long-Term Cohabitation

    When does "living together" constitute common law marriage resulting in an end to alimony payments? When a divorced spouse who receives alimony remarries, the alimony payments are expected to come to ...

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  • Alimony Changes When the Receiving Spouse Cohabits with Another
    Alimony Changes When the Receiving Spouse Cohabits with Another

    How is alimony affected by the cohabitation of the spouse receiving it? Divorce is difficult under any circumstances, usually involving financial, as well as emotional, stress. In recent years, when ...

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