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Historically speaking, mothers are typically granted primary custody of a divorcing couple’s children and as a result, fathers are required to pay a certain amount of money each month to the mother in the form of child support. However, more Texas courts are moving away from this traditional custody arrangement and are focused more on time sharing or equal parenting. In some cases, a father may be granted custody over the mother. In these cases, can a father get child support too?

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There’s no doubt that divorces are incredibly expensive, especially without a prenuptial agreement. But these 3 divorces quite literally broke the bank! #2 is in the BILLIONS! Do you know who it is? Read to find out!
http://bourlonlawfirm.com/blog/divorce/3-of-the-most-expensive-divorces-of-all-time/
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Whether you are faced with a family law matter, have been injured in an accident, or have been charged with a crime, you need adequate legal representation at all stages of your case. 

The Bourlon Law Firm is an experienced Texas law firm that has the expertise and resources to provide you with both zealous legal advocacy and personalized representation.

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Divorces are often complex and emotionally draining, especially when there are children involved in the matter. Although child visitation issues are common between the parents who are divorcing, few people think about grandparents and what rights to visitation they may have. In cases where a grandparent is being cut off from their grandchild regardless of a positive, loving relationship with them, the grandparent may want to explore their legal rights. Here’s what you need to know about grandparents and visitation.

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If you were not the primary wage earner in the household during your marriage, you may be able to get alimony during your divorce. Alimony is designed to assist individuals who are coming out of a marriage to learn to live independently, and can help provide for many financial needs while you get back on your feet. There are two types of alimony — also called spousal maintenance — in Texas. Here’s what you need to understand about alimony and how it applies to your case.

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Family issues can be frustrating and heart-wrenching in and of themselves. However, when Child Protective Services (CPS) gets involved, the situation can escalate and become even more difficult to handle. If CPS has gotten involved with your family, here’s what you need to know and what to do to protect your rights.

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Property division is a sensitive issue in a divorce, and things can get heated quickly. Texas laws regarding property division are unique, and it’s important that you consult with an experienced Texas divorce lawyer to determine how the state’s property division laws will affect you and your divorce.

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In Texas, like with most other states, an annulment is a way of “canceling” or “voiding” a marriage. Whereas a divorce will end a marriage, an annulment is saying the marriage never really happened. Although an annulment may be a viable option for some couples who wish to separate after getting married, not everyone is eligible for an annulment. Here’s what you need to know about Texas annulments.

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In the past, courts typically awarded custody of the children to the mother in the event of a divorce or separation. However, the courts have come to recognize that not only are fathers also capable of providing adequate care for their children, but that a continued relationship with both parents is in the child’s best interests. As a result, there are many issues that a Texas court will take into consideration when making a child custody determination. Click to learn more.

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Unfortunately, family violence occurs in many Texas households. If you or a loved one have been the victim of domestic abuse, it’s critical that you take action as soon as possible. Here’s what you need to know about family violence, and what to do next.
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