It's been 5/6 years since we got the court order, but I don't get to see my son enough, I feel like I'm missing out on a lot of his life, and it doesn't help that his mother doesn't inform me on anything going on at his school, I always have to be finding out by calling the... Read more »
You can always go back and modify the original court order and ask to be primary conservator and your son live with you. Whenever there has been a material and substantial change in circumstances and you think the conditions at his Mom's house are detrimentally affecting him seek primary custody.
The cost of a divorce depends on whether or not your case is contested or uncontested. If it's contested that means you anticipate a lot of fighting, whereas uncontested means you both are going to get through the process amicably. Other factors to consider are whether you have children, a...Read more »
He wants 6 months health insurance after divorce is final and 25.00 a month for 4 months. This is a very strange request to me. Is there a legal presidence for such a strange request? He is very manipulative. Just wondering if he could have researched something telling him to make a request like... Read more »
It sounds strange to me too. He is not entitled to health insurance after you divorce, as most employers don't insure non-spouses. Sounds like he is just putting his "two cents in" because he's not happy about the divorce. You should consult with an attorney to see what your...Read more »
We don’t have anything to fight over beside the children. At the moment we still live in the same house and he is becoming a bully. Throwing my shoes away, cussing and yelling all the time. I would like to leave and go home to my family in PA, but I am not leaving my children. If I take them with... Read more »
I do not think I should pay this as he took a lot of money from me when he decides to leave me while I was pregnant with his child, causing me to almost loose my house, and many other financial issues along the way that I have dealt with. I have not asked him to pay any of these, so him asking for... Read more »
I understand your frustration, but it isn't worth paying extra attorney's fees to turn an uncontested divorce into a contested divorce for $180.00. When divorces are uncontested the fees is reasonable and the process flows much smoother (and quicker).
We have agreed on child custody, division of property and signed off on everything. We also included in the final decree that neither party could ever sue the other for more custody or property in the future. Is this absolute final or can it one come back and still sue the other down he road?
Texas statute allows you to go back and modify the children portion of your decree whenever there has been a material and substantial change in circumstances; whereas, once the property is divided your agreement is binding unless someone failed to disclose a hidden asset.
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