With social media like Twitter and Facebook being as popular as they are, individuals going through a divorce in Texas may not think twice about venting about their ex to people in their online networks. However, some family law attorneys caution that anything put out to the public could be used in a family law court, even if the person making the post thinks that he or she has successfully blocked the ex from viewing it.
Texas law holds that both parents must support their child up to the age of majority or the time of emancipation. Although they maybe required by the court to continue making payments until after they graduate high school, in most cases the expectation of financial contribution ends on the child's 18th birthday. This is not changed by divorce, though the situation may become more complicated.
Leaving a marriage and filing for divorce in Plano may be easier today for spouses who are difficult to insure. Those who previously relied on their spouse's employer to provide their health care insurance can now apply for coverage under the Affordable Care Act markets.
Texas residents may be interested in how pet ownership is treated during divorce proceedings. According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, approximately 27 percent of the attorneys who responded said they have seen an increase over the past five years in divorce disputes involving pets.