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Lawmakers Wants to End the San Antonio No-Fault Divorce

As divorce rates rise, San Antonio lawmakers are looking for ways to make getting an uncontested divorce harder. Dubbed the “divorce month,” the number of divorce petitions filed nationwide every January skyrockets. Psychologists believe this is because couples in unhappy marriages want to regain new leases on life in the new year. If one lawmaker has his way, the process to get a San Antonio no-fault divorce will soon become more complicated. […]

Your Uncontested San Antonio Divorce Questions Answered

The word divorce often conjures up images of feuding couples, nasty arguments, and long and drawn out court cases. Not all divorces are quite so tumultuous, however. If you live in the San Antonio area and are legally separating – but also happen to be on good terms with your spouse – you may want to consider what’s called an uncontested San Antonio divorce. This article discusses the basics of what this terminology means, as well as whether it’s the right option for you. What Is an Uncontested Divorce? In an uncontested divorce, both spouses agree on the terms of the divorce, including the division of marital assets, child custody, child support and alimony. This eliminates the need for a lengthy court process, which is why uncontested divorces are quicker and more economical. […]

Top 4 Things People Forget When Filing A Divorce

In the midst of a divorce, emotions are high and getting all of your things in order can easily fall to the wayside. If you’ve been married for a long time, it may be challenging to gather the information and documents you need to review to determine what you want in your divorce agreement. Whenever possible, planning ahead is always advised to ensure you’re well prepared and have ample times to negotiate what you need to make the divorce final. Here are the top four items most people forget when filing an uncontested divorce. […]

Is An Uncontested Divorce Better For Your Post-Divorce Relationship?

Most people who have gone through a divorce will often comment on the emotional stress it can cause. Even with an uncontested divorce, having to part ways with a partner you have had for years can make transitioning into the single life a challenge. Despite being legally divorced, ex-spouses who have completed an uncontested divorce tend to have a better post-divorce relationship when compared to those who had a contentious contested divorce. There are three main reasons why an uncontested divorce helps you to preserve the relationship you have with your soon-to-be ex-husband or wife. […]

How to Handle Your Online Data in a San Antonio Divorce?

With scandalous email and “sexting” cases making the news, the topic of how to handle emails social media profiles and text messages during a divorce has moved to center stage. If your ex-spouse is caught with illegal images or in the midst of an investigation, their online data and yours can be subject to search and seizure – even if you are separated. […]

Life After A San Antonio Divorce: Try Nesting Plans

Getting divorced when minor children are involved can be an intricate process. Where will they live full-time? With which parent? Where will they stay during the summer and school breaks? These questions and many more are often sorted out throughout the divorce proceedings. Whenever possible, San Antonio family law attorneys recommend keeping the living arrangements for children as similar to how they were before the divorce, if possible. Families across the country are finding creative ways to do this and nesting plans can be a viable alternative for some families. […]

What to Do if You Can’t Come to an Agreement When Dividing Marital Assets

You’ve made the decision to get a divorce, now what? Dividing marital assets and debt can be a very contiguous time. You may have requests related to alimony or child support payments, and your spouse may have a different perspective. If you find yourself in this situation, here are three ways you can try to work together to resolve the issues and move forward with your divorce agreements. […]

Top Five Questions to Consider Before Filing for a Divorce

When you said your wedding vows the thought of getting a divorce was a very distant, if not, an unlikely thought. Within any relationship, things happen, people grow apart, or other things drive you to consider ending the marriage. Before you start divorce proceedings, take time to reflect on your motives for wanting a divorce and what terms you may need to be addressed to consider staying in the marriage. The family law attorneys at Wilson Brown, PLLC recommend asking yourself these questions to figure out if moving forward with a divorce is the right decision for your family. […]