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Is it possible to change a custody order after divorce?

Something that is a surety is that life never stays the same. As time goes on, the original custody order agreed upon during one's divorce may not suit the current circumstances of the different parties. Texas divorcees whose lives have changed significantly since their divorce may benefit from taking cognizance of the possibility to change such an order.

Amber Heard donates proceeds from high net worth divorce

When actor Johnny Depp and his wife of less than two years, Amber Heard, divorced in 2016, their breakup made headlines in Texas and across the nation. That was partly due to allegations of domestic violence, and of accusations that Heard was trying to blackmail Depp for more settlement money. In an effort to underscore her claims that she was not interested in profiting from the brief marriage, Heard pledged to donate the proceeds from the high net worth divorce settlement to charity. 

Here's why Facebook is part of so many divorce cases

Many Texas spouses are surprised when social media becomes a focus at the end of their marriage. For divorce attorneys, Facebook and other social media sites are a virtual treasure trove of evidence and information. It may be that people have become so used to sharing every detail of their personal lives online that they no longer think about the realities of what they are putting out into the world. 

Planning a name change after a Texas divorce?

For Texas spouses who are ending a marriage, it can feel as though the list of "to do" items will never end. For many, changing their name is one more item to add to that divorce checklist. While a name change does require a significant amount of paperwork and errands around town, these are tasks that many Texas residents are happy to perform. With the right degree of organization, managing a name change can be a relatively simple and straightforward process.

Tips may help those getting a divorce near retirement

Ending a marital union is never an easy process. However, being over the age of 50 can make the divorce process especially complicated in Texas and elsewhere. A couple of tips may help those who are getting divorced closer to their retirement years to protect their financial futures.

Russell Crowe celebrates divorce with movie memorabilia auction

As many Texas residents are aware, it is difficult to balance a marriage and career, regardless of what one does for a living. When a marriage is subjected to the pressures that come with a life lived in the public spotlight, it may come as no surprise that celebrities experience a higher rate of divorce. Recently, Russell Crowe announced he was commemorating the end of his divorce journey with a public auction.

How art factors into a high net worth divorce

For many wealthy Texas couples, an art collection serves as a visible reminder of their place in high society. In certain social circles, amassing a collection of art is considered standard practice. When such couples enter into a high net worth divorce, the value of that collection can become a central focus. Unfortunately, determining the value of an expansive art collection can be a challenging task.

The many faces of a no-fault divorce

Texas laws allow couples to end their marriages without legal battles. Although a no-fault divorce might sound like an easy option, it could be as complicated as a litigated divorce. If there are children and accumulated property, difficult decisions will have to be made -- inside or outside the courtroom.

How to invest after a high asset divorce

Many Texas residents will receive a financial settlement at the end of their marriage. For those who experience a high net worth divorce, that settlement can be sizable. Understanding what to do with those funds can be challenging, especially for spouses who allowed their partner to handle the bulk of family finances. 

Is Bristol Palin in for a rocky divorce and custody battle?

Some Texas readers are familiar with the romantic ups and downs experienced by Bristol Palin, the daughter of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. The now 27-year-old made headlines when she announced her teen pregnancy as her mother ran for office. Bristol Palin is now back in the news after her husband filed for divorce. She married a former United States Marine who is also the recipient of the Medal of Honor. She has also gone to lengths to position herself as a voice of authority on conservative Christian values. 

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