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In Sikhism, marriage is obligatory for a Sikh. Sikhism rejects renunciation of the world. A Sikh must live the life of a householder. Except for unavoidable circumstances, a Sikh must not remain celibate. Sikhism does not deny the existence of a sexual being in a man:

There is no (so-called sacred) thread for sex organs

And there is no such thread for females

Because of this (sexual sins) man’s beard is ever spat upon

But, in Sikhism, marriage is not performed for gratification of sexual desire or for enjoyment of carnal pleasure. For a Sikh, a marriage partner is must in order to check him from committing sexual sins. Similarly, the purpose of marriage is not mere creation and upbringing of children.

According to Sikhism, when a girl attains maturity, it is incumbent upon her parents to look for a suitable match for her. It is neither desirable nor proper to marry a girl at tender age. The daughter of a Sikh should be given in marriage to a Sikh. If a man is a believer in Sikhism, is humble by nature, and earns his bread by honest means, with him matrimony may be contracted without a question and without consideration for wealth and riches. Sikh marriages are usually arranged. The people from other cultures do not always properly interpret the word ‘arranged’. An arranged marriage does not mean forcing man or woman into wedlock of parents’ choice only. It is agreeing to marriage proposed by mutual discussion between the man and the woman on one side and his and her parents and relatives on the other. This is in fact selecting the right partner with the approval of all. Most importantly the man and woman themselves must get to know each other to convey their consent to their parents.

There is no concept or Maryada (code) of divorce in the Sikh religion. Civil divorce is considered a very grave matter. When the marriage takes place the husband and wife agree in the presence of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji to stay with each other and love and honor each other for life. This should be honoured by both parties to their best of their abilities. If marital discord takes place, the community intervenes. Panj Pyaaray can be asked to help resolve the situation.

First some senior members of the Sangat (community) may be asked to intervene and help to resolve any differences. Secondly, the Panj Piaray can be asked to help resolve the situation. There is always pressure on the couple to resolve their differences in a amicable manner and help is freely given by the senior members of the Gurdwara or Sangat.

Divorce for the Sikh Marriage

In some very extreme, abnormal or rare circumstances marital breakdown, the Sangat or Panj Pyaare can give permission to someone to re-marry; however, even then there is no religious ceremony for divorce. The couple can, however, obtain a divorce under the Civil law of the land. In the olden times if the marriage broke down in an extreme circumstance, the woman would leave her husband and go and stay with her parents. Nowadays, the partners may live separately, or apply for a civil divorce. However, the Panj Piaare, elder Gursikhs or Sangat should be consulted. Marriage is not however considered something that can be formed and broken at will. It is a commitment made in front of God and to be relieved of that commitment to the other person some very extenuating circumstances must be present.

If one gets to get remarried, they can get remarried with the Anand Kaaraj ceremony:

Remarriage may be solemnized in the same manner as the Anand marriage.
(SRM: Chapter 11, Article 18)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a divorce & family law attorney,  who practices in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris and Fort Bend County Texas family law courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks. Michael Busby Jr. 2909 Hillcroft Suite 350 Houston, Texas 77057 (713) 974-1151 Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

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Courts are places of records. Information that is pertinent to the case is sought with vengeance. It is not enough to come up with a solid case based on circumstantial evidence. You need to prove your points of law using information that is admissible in court. The Houston law drafters therefore devised several methods you can use to obtain information from the competing party in a divorce case. Your Houston divorce lawyer should be smart enough to pick up the line of argument the other party expects to use. However, you need to be careful because the other party may use these methods to send you in an opposite direction from how they intend to argue the case. The following are the major methods used by any Houston divorce lawyer to obtain this information.

Depositions

In a deposition, the other party’s lawyers will get a sworn testimony from you. Note that you are expected to tell the truth, and nothing but the truth. The information you give here can and will be used in a court of law if you and your spouse do not reach an agreement. It is important to note that this method of information collection is usually used as evidence in court. Your Houston divorce lawyer should advise you appropriately in regard to what you are supposed to say and not say during deposition.

Request for Production

This is usually done to access documents such as bank statements, pay slips, property ownership schedule etc. This information is useful in property division, child support and spousal maintenance determination, children possessive custody among others. A court needs to know what you are worth and how much you should expense every month in support of your kids and spouse. The documents are important in distinguishing separate property and community property. Separate property is not subject to sharing unless on very special circumstances. Community sharing on the other hand is shared equally or as the court may deem fair and equitable.

Admission of Facts

This is a schedule made, listing a number of facts, and then sent to the other party for either admission or denial of the same. It is important to both parties for processing their evidence. Note that either party may decline to comment on the facts sheet. A court may be relied upon to make the other party commit on the fact sheet. However, the court too may decline to compel the other party to comment on the fact sheet.

Interrogations

This is a list of questions that are drafted and sent to the other party in a bid to establish some facts. They are supposed to be answered in 30 days and as truthfully as possible. Many parties cooperate with each other as both sides will usually send the interrogation’s sheet.

Disclosure

In this case, the parties request the other parties for documents or materials that they intend to use in the case. The other party is obliged to make the materials available in 30 days.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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Your Houston divorce lawyer will have already told you that divorce mediation will take care of most of the nasty things in a divorce process. It finds solutions and amicable ways of settling divorce issues such as children custody, property division, visitation schedule and spousal maintenance. It is said to be the best route to follow in cases of contested divorces as it ultimately avoids the possibility of having the court decide these things for you. Agreeing with each other might be hard, but with mediation, you may find that clearing a lot of these disagreements may foster a healthy relationship with your partner, which is an important step towards building a happier environment for your kids. Below are some of the advantages of the mediation process in divorce proceedings.

Saving money and time

There is a lot of money spent on lawyers and constant commuting during the division of property. The paperwork, and time involved in preparing the necessary agreements, time spent in court arguing the cases, the emotion drain suffered by the parties to the proceedings as well as the exposure of the rifts between parents to kids can be avoided through mediation. Unless a party to a divorce proceeding want to punish his/her spouse, the better option will be to get your Houston divorce lawyer to arrange for a mediation process.

It avoids the inevitable blood bath and bad blood

Court divorce battles are bruising. They will expose all your ‘dirty linens’ for all and sundry to see and talk about. Your friends will know your bedroom secrets, your children will be taunted in school, you will hate your spouse even more…there is no end to the amount of suffering both you and spouse will suffer. Wisdom dictates that family matters should be left family matters. Exposing your kids to this kind of publicity is not only unsubtle, but also completely careless. Most a Houston divorce lawyer will advise you beforehand that this is the best path to follow. In other words, avoid the court as much as possible because once there, there is no limit to how your family name will get bad publicity. In law, communication between the lawyer and client is confidential. A lawyer is prohibited by the law to discuss or reveal the contents of your dealings with him. You therefore keep your family business confidential if you choose mediation.

The process is fair

As long as both sides keep the discussions above board, the process is fair to the participants. It keeps both parties happy without exposing the family business to third parties. Since the process is informal, parties can negotiate and renegotiate until each of them gets satisfied. It is expected that both parties will respect each other and are mature enough to know that this process shields their kids from the dramas of open court. Each of the parties sends legal representation to the mediation process. It is not necessary for them to appear during the mediation all the time. This helps the negotiations remain civil as you do not have to see your spouse on regular basis. In conclusion, if you love your family and want to leave your dignity intact after a divorce process, get your Houston divorce lawyer on the mediation table.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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So people believe that divorce is a good thing, helping spouses out of physical or emotional abuse, getting children away from an abusive father or mother and helping yourself to a better life away from someone else’s trouble. But is it that straightforward? The recent trend seems to be that as soon as the children are out of the house the marriage is over because the couple no longer has something in common. Isn’t marriage supposed to be about growing old together and bearing life’s trouble together?

It seems that this statement no longer holds true. If a couple stays together for the sake of the child, how healthy can their home environment be when the parents actually have nothing in common and despise each other? Is divorce then a good thing? Or is this middle age divorce caused by something far more sinister like women going through menopause and men experiencing a mid-life crisis? Is that why divorce is so popular in the middle age group? Hormones run amok and that face you one loved now turn into one you so hate? If that is the case, can medicine cure this hormonal imbalance along with a good psychiatrist?

If that is the case, our overabundance of divorce lawyers will soon need new work [like the Baytown divorce lawyer or the Houston divorce lawyer].Or is it something much simpler than that? Will a marriage last longer when the people who get married are older and more experienced with financial stability? Will marriage last longer if getting divorced were more difficult and less acceptable by society’s standards? We need to re-evaluate the moral and ethical lessons we teach our children and it we need to re-enter the area we fixed something that was broken rather than just throwing it away.

Many people that have gone through divorce comment that they wished they had worked harder at making their relationship work instead of going through the suffering that the divorce have caused. If people than in reality started working harder, would our beloved lawyers [like the Baytown divorce lawyer or the Houston divorce lawyer] be out of a job? No, they wouldn’t, because as much as we wish things were different, mistakes need to be made in order to grow from them and learn from them.

People make mistakes all the time, some make the same mistake not just once or twice, but five or six times. Is it then a bad thing making this mistake when it comes to marriage or are you giving the economy a little boost? It seems that most also focus on what benefits them and what they can get out of the divorce, instead of thinking that the spouse you are divorcing is going through the same emotional pain you are at the moment.

We need to change this trend where we just up and decide to get a divorce because of our differences and try to find common ground again, even when the children are out of the house or one person has grown personally more than the other. If we can’t even live side by side with the supposed love of our lives, I tremble in fear when I think of our children’s future and the example we’re setting for them.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

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When looking at people who have been divorced, most of us are guilty of the stereotypical belief that women and children are hit the hardest and we don’t consider the emotional damage that the men have experienced as well. We focus on the women and children’s trauma but don’t take into account that it takes two people to reach the stage where one or the other wants a divorce.

The first problem that arises when looking at men whom have been through a divorce is that their public image is shredded. They are seen as blithe, egocentric and egotistic individuals whom have wronged their spouses and their character is thrown into a bad light. This type of generalizing is typical amongst the female population, but what a lot of people forget is that sometimes women aren’t innocent and fragile and that sometimes the weakest people have the meanest streak. Sometimes these women blackmail the men and this can happen emotionally or financially. That is why filing for a divorce is needed even when it is frowned upon by most of society. Having a divorce lawyer, no matter the circumstances of the divorce, is a necessary evil and you can get a lawyer almost anywhere [some lawyers are even categorized as a South Houston divorce lawyer or just a plain Houston divorce lawyer if you don’t want to get technical].

Furthermore, most people just assume that in a household with violence it is the women being abused, but more times than not, it is the man being abused. Perhaps not physically, but words are much more harmful than fists and leaves emotional scars and psychological harm that is not always visible to the outside world.

One of the other most common reasons for men filing for a divorce is adultery. In the 21st century it is believed that loose morals and sleeping around is not the awful thing we were taught to believe at a younger stage. With the rise to power that a lot of women claim, the same corruption occurs when it was men rising to power. Absolute power corrupts absolutely and that is applicable no matter the gender. Just because it is a woman committing adultery does not mean it should be tolerated by the husband. Divorce is a justifiable outcome [whether you are using a South Houston divorce lawyer or any other lawyer available].

A lot of the problems causing divorce may lie at the men’s feet, but women also have their part in the divorce. It is fundamentally accepted that women are more comfortable with their emotional sides than men and it should thus be recognized that divorce will have a different effect on women than men. The same can be said for divorce lawyers. A female divorce lawyer and a male divorce lawyer will have different ways of approaching things (just like a Houston divorce lawyer and a New York divorce lawyer will have different approaches].

It seems that the affect that divorce on men have been vastly underrated and that men are affected negatively by divorce just as bad as women are. The only difference is in how they show it and this has caused the assumption that divorced men are carefree and conceited.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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There are any families out there that are going through a divorce. Unfortunately, within the last couple of years the divorce rate has skyrocketed. Some people just aren’t meant to be together. Sometimes marriages start out for the wrong reasons. Luckily there are lawyers available to aid in the process of separation. Houston is a huge metropolis of businesses and people who work for the law.

It would not be difficult to find a Houston divorce lawyer in Texas. There have many cases that have been settled there. Not only divorce, but criminal issues are resolved by these lawyers. There have been many celebrity criminal cases that have come out of the area. Many of these trials were watched by thousands on television. Sometimes the court cases are very dramatic and can be very entertaining. Some of these trials are so popular that the news even tries to re-cap what was said and done during these trials.

Another reputable city to would be Sugarland. Anyone who is looking to get a divorce within the Sugar Land area can find a Sugarland divorce lawyer. Many cases have been settled in this part of Houston. There are many lawyers and attorneys that can help anyone in their stressful time of need. Separating from a spouse can be a very stressful time. There are many emotions that come along with the separation process. Some of those emotions include anger, sadness, hostility, grief, regret, happiness, a feeling of being relieved, or in some cases people just don’t care. There are many people that get together for the wrong reasons.

Some people get married because they had an arranged marriage. Those marriages are usually put together by the elders of the family, may it be the grandmothers, or the fathers. Sometimes people get together because they had a surprise baby come along. Many couples feel pressured to get married by other people if they have a child before they are united by law. Or they just don’t want to deal with baby daddy or mama drama and are comfortable where they are and decide to tie the knot. This type of marriage has shown few that have lasted. Many of these marriages have been cut short due to stress, arguing and fighting. Stress that is usually caused by children. A couple needs to be able to coexist with their partner and be able to talk things out calmly like adults and listen to (not hear) what each other are saying when situations arise. As long as there is respect and trust, there should be no problem!

Bellaire is a very nice place to live for families. It is known to be very beautiful and full of beautiful people. Sometimes some of these families end up breaking up because a divorce. Many of those married couple sot out a Bellaire divorce lawyer to help them out in their separation process. If you are staying in the area and happen to be watching television, you will most likely see these lawyers posting ads in between your favorite show. They are even featured on the news channels as well.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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When we get married, we have all intentions of spending the rest of our lives with the person we say “I do” with. Unfortunately, with the great sides of life come some bad sides. As time goes by, things that happen may change your outlook as to whether or not your marriage will weather the storm.  The reality is, divorce happens, and it happens often. That being said, the first thing you can do to prepare for your divorce is to forgive yourself and your partner. Realize that you are not alone, many relationships are in the boat with you. This will help you to clear your mind and really prepare. Now, the real preparation starts.

The next thing you should do to prepare for your Harris County divorce is to look for an attorney that is nearby who can help. You’ll be spending plenty of time with your attorney throughout the upcoming months. So, it’s important to find one that is close by and good to work with. Don’t worry, no matter where you live, you’ll be able to find an attorney. All you need to do is go to your favorite search engine and type in the following…

If you live in Houston, type in “Houston Divorce Attorney”.

If you live in Jacinto City, type in “Jacinto City Divorce Attorney”.

If you live in Jersey Village, type in “Jersey Village Divorce Attorney”.

The truth is, Harris County is huge so I can go on and on with examples here, but I think you can see a trend here. Simply type divorce attorney or divorce lawyer after the name of your city and you will find several in your local area.

The next thing that you should do to prepare for your divorce is to think of what is a fair settlement. I know, you may have all the hard feelings in the world right now. You’re angry, mad, sad, you’re just not yourself. But, you’re going to need to be civil. If not, your divorce may reach a litigation stage. All this is an attorney slug fest for the most on either side. That’s just not necessary. Take down a list of everything mutually owed and legitimately split the value of the total in half. Do the same with your debts and any other assets. Everything should be divided equally…at least in a perfect world that would happen. Each divorce is different and I’m not a lawyer, but I feel like I know what is fair. That is unless there are extenuating circumstances, like adultery.

The final tip I can give you includes thinking of your children. They are the most important and most fragile pieces of a divorce. That being said, always remembers not to fight in front of your children. In a perfect world, you and your wife or husband would sit down and explain what is happening to your children. Being honest is important here. This is going to be a rough time, and you can expect a bit of backlash. Divorces are hard on everyone, but they are the worst for children. Make sure that your children know that mommy and daddy still love them and that the divorce is just something that they need to do.

As far as the rest goes, you should consult with your Harris County divorce lawyer. Your divorce lawyer will walk you through the steps of carrying out your divorce.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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In the 21st Century women in the west have become symbols of power and equality. They take charge and it is often seen that woman even outrank men. However, a lot of women still don’t have a voice when looking to the East and we as a nation need to ensure that our political beliefs don’t regress back to these archaic notions while at the same time still respecting the religious systems found in the East.

Although it is clear that women have achieved much in this modern day and age, a lot of women are still trapped in marriages where they are abused, raped and blackmailed. We pride ourselves on being more civilized in the West yet our women suffer still. America represents freedom and is founded on the notion of tolerance to one another’s religious beliefs. That should not change. But we should put an effort into building stronger foundations than just mutual tolerance. There should be respect and an ethical moral code which doesn’t undermine a women’s importance whether you are atheist, Catholic, Islam, Muslim, Jewish or Christian.

One of the most stereotypical thoughts is that divorce is a bad thing and that a marriage should last a life time. Whether or not you agree on the lasting effects marriage should have, divorce should always be an option. Not because of love lost or promises that were broken, but because people change and that divorce gives women that are trapped in horrific marriages a way out. Domestic violence should not be tolerated no matter the religion.

Small towns as well as big cities always have a place where a divorce can be requested. In Houston Texas, there are more than 253 different Law Firms where a divorce can be acquired with a qualified divorce attorney.  You can get a Houston divorce lawyer, a Baytown divorce lawyer, a Bellaire divorce lawyer or anywhere else in Harris County. As a woman, you do not have to be trapped as there are offices and firms all over the county.

Houston is the fourth largest city in America and thus has more incidents of domestic violence and such. They have the capacity to help victimized women and children as well as the experience and knowledge. According to the US census report in 2009 the national divorce rate in the south was for every 1 000 men was 10.2 and for women 10.7. This shows that women also have the power to end toxic and harmful marriages.

Although divorce is not always a bad thing, there must also be kept in mind that most divorces affect children as well. Most people believe that it is bad for parents to split up because it causes psychological damage to children that can lead to commitment issues and various other problems. The pros and the cons should be weighed in this instance because although divorce can have a negative effect on a child, the mental damage done to a child whom has to watch a parent suffer is much worse.

Divorce attorneys have a responsibility towards their clients and have to rise to the occasion to ensure their clients welfare no matter what type of lawyer you are or where you are situated. Whether you are a Houston divorce lawyer, a Baytown divorce lawyer or a Bellaire divorce lawyer, there needs to be an atmosphere of efficiency and respect. There needs to be a change of heart in lawyers everywhere where they work to help the victimized.

The conclusion can be made that America and the West must revise our foundation of religious tolerance so that women and children do not suffer and the stereotypical belief that divorce is a bad thing should be eradicated. The power of divorce can lead to freedom of the mind, body and spirit.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



 

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A Houston divorce lawyer is very important when it comes to the division of property. Actually this bit is what makes the divorce cases a nails-biting affair. It is even worse when the spouses are relatively wealthy since this means they have a lot more property to be divided. There are three major property definitions that are important in the divorce property law in Houston.

Marital Estate

This is all the property owned by the spouses during the currency and before the currency of their marriage. It includes both separate property and community property. But this is not where the contention is.

Separate Property

This is the property that is owned by a spouse before he/she got married to the current spouse. It also involves items such as gifts, inheritance, awards to personal injuries, and property left to a spouse in a will. A major contention arises under this category since the other spouse will want a piece of this estate. Supposing a couple does not work and they have been relying on the husband’s inheritance. What becomes of a wife who gets divorced by such a guy? This is a question for the Houston divorce lawyer. In another scenario, what happens to a husband whose wife recently came into a large inheritance but the husband did not contribute whatsoever to its accumulation and now the wife wants to divorce him? This is another question to divorce experts.

Community Property

This is all the property and wealth accumulated by spouses during the currency of their marriage, other than separate property. It is another very contentious piece of marital estate. A husband will claim that he has been putting in 40 hours a week to create that wealth while the wife will say that had it not been for her moral support, the husband would be nowhere near where he is.

As difficult as these two types of properties are to differentiate, the court will sit and determine the veracity of any claim based on the evidentiary material produced to support each claim. You certainly do not want to be the Houston divorce lawyer in trying to convince a judge that a husband should share 50 % of his wealth with his ‘sit at home’ wife or a wife to share her inheritance with her abusive husband. That is how nasty it gets.

To further complicate matters, there is money in the bank, retirement benefits among other properties that are hard to place in either of the above categories. Courts always encourage out of court settlement and if this is not possible, then the court will decide for the warring parties.

The court shares the property equitably and/or in a fair manner, considering the rights of the spouses involved, and the right of the children from the marriage. For the community property, the court may decide to share the property equally or disproportionately according to who caused the failure of the marriage. Of course there will be a lot of evidence, accusations and counter-accusations that will help the court decide the best course to take. Courts not only seek to do justice, but must also be seen to do justice. They will therefore not divide the community property equally between a cheating husband and a faithful wife and vice versa. They will reward the honor of family as a unit and punish indiscretion.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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As your Houston divorce lawyer will tell you, the law envisages an ideal situation where family forms the basic unit of the society. It has therefore made it pretty difficult to divorce, while also considering the right of a spouse to terminate his/her marriage due to a number of reasons. The law feels that the divorce’s major casualty is the children involved. It has therefore devised very intricate methods of protecting the children from exposure to a problem that arises through a fault that is not of their making. The most a Houston divorce lawyer can do is to assist you get what is your equal share of your contribution to your marriage.

Divorce sort of works like the insurance industry where the insurer will seek to return you to the same position you were before the occurrence of a risk. As a party to divorce proceedings, you cannot seek to benefit from the misfortune of your spouse or that of your children. What the law seeks to do is equitably share the marital estate and reward the kids as much as possible by protecting their financial future, and emotional and physical well-being. The bottom line of any divorce proceeding to children is the eventual loss of faith in the very people who helped bring them to this world.

All divorce attorneys agree with one thing; kids should be left out of the marital problems of their parents as much as possible. However, many parents seek to use the kids to get back at their spouses. The law poses, should this be the case? It certainly should not be the case. The law thus punishes those seek to use the kids as the human shield against their spouse’s vitriol.

Whether you are trying to get a legal redress for a wrong committed against you by your spouse, your first avenue should never be a divorce. Legal experts and psychologists agree that divorce leaves more cracks than existed before its commencement. The letter and the spirit of the divorce law are for the divorcing parties to agree on as many elements of the divorce as possible. This happens to shield the kids from the acrimony that arises from court proceedings. It therefore makes the court decisions as painful as equitably and fairly possible to encourage out of court settlement

As the world gets more intolerant, divorces have increased. This was not the initial intention of the constitutional provision for divorce. It was meant as a last resort move in a marriage that could clearly not work. However, a lot of people have made a mockery of the law. It has become an industry unto itself, with some marriages lasting 12 short hours. The Houston divorce lawyer feels that the law has been abused and divorces have given a bad name to his profession. His is a profession that is supposed to help genuine cases of disagreement, emotional and physical abuse.

So are the Houston divorce laws fair? It is a question that needs further deliberations. One can only hope some repeals will come sooner than later to make the laws stricter than they already are, if they are going serve the purpose they were drafted for.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 

 

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When living in a big city such as Houston, it is difficult to find adequate services that meet your personal standards. The crime rate in big cities is also higher than in small towns and legal help is a required necessity. Whether you are in legal trouble because of your own making or because of someone else, you need a specialist that is qualified in the practise of law and whom is knowledgeable as well.

Houston is the largest city within the County of Harris and the third largest city in America with a population of over 2.1 million people according to the US Census Bureau in 2010. The married population in Houston is 38.23% and the separated people are 3.5%. That means that 73,500 of the 802,830 people that were married in Houston are now divorced. Divorce can be messy and a lot of the time there are child custody battles to be fought and won and to do this you need to be represented by an excellent attorney. With Houston being so large there are over 253 law firms available. You can get a Deer Park divorce lawyer, a Baytown divorce lawyer or a Bellaire divorce lawyer.

In Baytown Texas, the Law Office of Nancy H. Boler is a reputable law office and Nancy Boler is a good example of a Baytown divorce lawyer where she has more than 20years worth of experience and knowledge in divorce cases and many others. Dennis M. Slate is a top notch Deer Park divorce lawyer and his family law firm in Houston has been listed as a Texas Legal Rising Star by Texas monthly. This is an indication of the excellent quality service rendered.

These are just some of the examples of divorce lawyers in and around Houston and services are available to all. Whether you are rich or poor, there is a law office near you which you can consult in the times of hardships when asking your spouse for advice is no longer a viable option. Divorce lawyers provide legal assistance to help you make informed decisions about your marriage and the ensuing battles that may follow. They also help you determine the grounds for your divorce and whether a restraining order will be needed if your spouse is physically abusing you or threatening. They also walk you through the procedures and represent you in the Court.

Divorce can also have a negative mental impact on both parties and if children are involved the psychological and emotional damage a bad break-up causes can potentially influence a child for the rest of his/her life.

Using a competent divorce lawyer thus minimises the negative effect that a divorce can have on a minor and helps with the custody battles that may arise. A messy divorce impacts children on a greater scale and can cause depression, failure in school as well as misbehaviour and most have run-ins with the law. If conflict is the predominant factor in the divorce, the negative effects on children are greater.

Divorce is such an important aspect of life because it can end a spouse’s suffering and help them start anew. However, it is also an emotionally draining process and can affect adults just as bad as children. Before filing for a divorce the pros and cons should be weighed and the outcome should be considered in context.

Divorce is a common threat in our society and domestic violence and psychological damage go hand in hand with divorce. That is why the need for qualified divorce attorneys such as in Houston is such an important service.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 

 

 

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The stereotypical belief that a woman can’t do a man’s job is ever increasingly being abolished by powerful women in high positions. However, we should keep in mind that bodily women aren’t as powerful and intimidating as men. He question should thus be asked whether there are some positions that by natural order men do better than women and if being a divorce attorney is one of them…

Men are physically more intimidating than women, but in this case it does not apply. You need someone efficient, orderly and that does not back down in a fight when looking for a divorce attorney. In this case both men and women are subject to this criterion.

Many will argue that men will make better divorce attorneys because of the biased assumption that men are more logical and calm and that women are emotional wrecks in times of a crisis. This assumption is being slowly rectified by powerful businesswomen and women involved in politics. However, there is a grain of truth in this assumption. Women are more likely to fall victim to stressful situations and are more vulnerable to assault, domestic violence and rape.

Taking into account this vulnerability, it should seem strange that there are so many women working as divorce lawyers. In small towns this may not occur a lot, but women divorce lawyers in big cities such as Houston is much more common.

There are over 250 law firms in Houston at present, which seems more than enough for just on the city. However, Houston has a population of over 2.1 million people and is the fourth largest city in America. In the context of the mass population, 250 law firms are not enough. In such a big city as Houston one would expect that the women and men are equal.

The truth is that the amount of men divorce attorneys still outweighs women divorce attorneys and outshines them. Houston divorce lawyer Gregory T. Josefsberg was awarded an L.L.M. In taxation, which less than 5% of all lawyers are conferred.

Dennis M. Slate is a Deer Park divorce lawyer and his family law firm situated in Houston has been listed as a Texas Legal Rising Star by Texas Monthly.

In contrast, Nancy H. Boler owns a law firm with offices in Baytown and Houston and has 20 years’ worth of experience as a Houston divorce lawyer.

It can be argued that men make better divorce attorneys and facts do seem to support this notion when looking to the Harris County area. However, before making a decision, it should be noted that generally there are more men than women in Harris County’s current population. This seems to be a recurring fact which must be taken into account when deciding whether a woman or a man makes a good divorce attorney. While women have groundbreaking progress in uplifting themselves and improving the standard of their human rights, the harsh reality is that men have the upper hand and that women are still ages behind (like the Deer Park divorce lawyer, Slate). This is a result of religious beliefs in many cases where women are undermined and the stereotypical thought that women are inferior.

America was built on the foundation of religious tolerance and sees itself as a civilized entity that improves women’s rights and supports their bid for power. Yet these goals undermine each other because most religions objectify their women and treat the, as less than men. For true woman empowerment to occur, we need to change the foundations on which we built our moral and ethical beliefs where women and men will truly be equal.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 11 years and has tried over 100 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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Unlike in other states, Texas expects its people to work for their own living expenses. Alimony payments were formerly used as anti-welfare monies paid to the spouse so that he/she does not become dependent on the state for their living expenses. Over the years, there have been numerous proposals to change this rules but they have always been voted down. Alimony in Texas is called spousal maintenance. It is the small stipend that a high income spouse pays to a low income spouse for her comfortable living.

To get alimony in Texas, your Houston divorce lawyer must argue your case very well. The only people who are guaranteed the alimony are those who have been married for more than 10 years, or those who have some form of incapacitation and thus cannot work to earn a living. To complicate matters even more, these alimonies are capped at $2,500 per month. Note that this is the maximum amount you can get. It is not a guarantee that you will get the maximum legal alimony amounts. This is used to discourage ‘gold diggers’ who marry rich men/women in order to take their wealth without working a single day of their lives. The alimony payments, even if granted, can only be paid to the divorced spouse for a maximum of 3 years. After these years, the payments will cease. The moment an alimony beneficially gets a minimum payment job, the court may decide to reduce or eliminate the payments altogether. Texas is unlike other states and usually frowns on commercial divorces. It tries as much as possible to make the divorce law as strict as possible so that it attracts only genuine cases of disagreements in marriages.

The law however allows contractual alimony. This is a concept where a high income spouse may agree to support the low income spouse usually to avoid taxes or for the custodial parent to relax the visitation rules. Although this is somehow ‘unethical’ the law allows the parent with more money to buy his way into more regular access to the children. A Houston divorce lawyer should be smart enough to advise his client to exploit this loophole in the law.

Texan legislators have time and again rejected attempts to water down this law. This has made Texas one of the lowest divorce rate states in the United States. Despite these attempts to minimize broken marriages, divorce rate is on the increase. An average Houston divorce lawyer records more than 3 divorces every year. These statistics make the fathers of Texan law turn in their graves. Although spousal support is important to maintain the standard of living a former spouse has been used to, it sometimes become unfair to the paying spouse since the recipient is not barred to remarry and get additional support from the second marriage. It is expected that future legislations will seal these loopholes that have made genuine cases of divorce look like Hollywood circus. Divorce attorneys in Texas have been waiting for this to happen for so long.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 11 years and has tried over 100 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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Divorce is one of the messiest things that a person can experience, most especially if the other party isn’t exactly cooperative with your terms. Living in Houston wouldn’t give you an exception when it comes to these situations so you have to make sure that you hire the best Houston divorce lawyer. While your trying to figure out which law firm that you can turn to, it would be a great idea if you start doing a little research on what to expect in a Houston divorce.  For starters, all Houston communities like Klein, which would then lead you to Klein divorce proceedings, are under the State Law of Texas. Here are the things that you might want to know about the divorce procedure.

 Do You Need a Divorce Lawyer?

This may sound like, well, a dumb question but you would be surprised to find out that there are some cases that you wouldn’t actually need a legal counsel. If you’ve no assets, no shared finances such as mutual bank accounts, and/or have no kids, then you can easily go through with the divorce without a lawyer. However, if you have children, have assets and bank accounts together, or you simply can’t handle the legalities alone, it is highly advisable that you immediately look for a decent divorce lawyer in Houston.

 Disagreements Often Lead to Court Decisions

For more difficult cases such as serious disagreements on both parties on the following points:

  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Parenting classes
  • Parenting plan
  • Division of assets
  • Division of debts
  • Alimony

The court will then have to make the decision for you and your soon-to-be ex-husband or ex-wife. Disagreements can also make the divorce proceedings longer, which can be quite costly. Meanwhile, most uncontested divorces usually end rather quickly.

Other Things that You Need to Know

A lot of individuals think that alimony, or financial support after the divorce, is a sure thing. This isn’t really the case. Certain requirements are needed for you to qualify for alimony. Abandonment, mental illness, child custody, physical disabilities, and inability to be meet the minimum financial requirements are some of the things that would make you eligible. Make sure you talk to your lawyer regarding this concern.

Another thing that you need to know is that your child can choose where he wants to live if he is at least 12 years of age. You really don’t have a say on this really, most especially if the court has approved the child’s request.

Lastly, legal separation is not available in the state of Texas so you can only choose divorce or annulment so you can legally separate yourself with your current spouse. If you really need to disconnect yourself with your partner, temporary orders that are issued by the court can be provided for as long as the reason behind the request is valid.

There you have it. By being aware about the things that will happen during the divorce proceedings, you’re saving yourself from the element of surprise and stress because you’re already prepared emotionally as well as financially. It is all about being able to come up with the best solution that would satisfy both parties and you can only do this if you are willing to make things work and if you have a lawyer that can ensure that all these goals are achieved.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

 

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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Are your marriage troubles still keeping you awake at night?

Are you worried about how your life will be affected if you are divorced?

Are you having thoughts that clearly indicate you are depressed?

We know how you feel. Many of our clients felt like there was no way out of their situation…and that their life after a divorce would never be the same.

There comes a point at which marital difficulties turn into something more serious than a common disagreement or mismatch of personality types. If things get worse and you see your relationship headed for divorce, you’ll need someone to represent you and to help ensure that the decisions regarding custody, spousal maintenance and division of property are truly in your best interest. Who will you call for help?

That’s our job. It’s what we do.

Help is only a call a way.

To schedule a consultation, call us today at (713) 974-1151 or visit me on the web at busby-lee.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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There’s nothing like a divorce to make people who once were civil and kind erupt into all sorts of irrational behavior. If you are preparing for divorce, keep this myth at the forefront of your mind: My spouse will be fair and cooperative.

Truth: Divorce is an emotionally agitating experience. People who are usually reasonable can often become unfair and extraordinarily uncooperative.

You would be shocked to hear the lengths to which disgruntled spouses will go to make their partners absolutely miserable.

From dropping cell phones into the toilet to turning off clock radios to make it look like the other spouse was negligent in getting up and taking the kids to school, once civil individuals can decline into unbelievably unkind and selfish behaviors.

When you rely on your spouse to be fair, cooperative and even ethical, you may be putting yourself in a disadvantageous position.

If you have observed this kind of unreasonable behavior from your spouse, it is important to have good legal counsel on your side to protect your reputation and advise you as to how to gather evidence that shows support for your character.

During a consultation, we can help you understand how to document such events effectively so they can later be brought to light in your case.

If seeking legal counsel for your divorce is something you’re still considering, please pick up the phone and give us a call.

To schedule a consultation, call us today at (713) 974-1151 or visit me on the web at busby-lee.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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It’s important to understand that you cannot casually assume that all the property will divided equally between you and your spouse. We will split everything fifty fifty

While it is true that property must be divided, not all property will necessarily be divided equally among you and your spouse.

First of all, you may not have a right to all property. If you or your spouse owned property previous to your marriage, you or your spouse may be able to have that property characterized as separate property that may not be subject to division. However, this also depends upon how the property was handled during the course of your marriage.

Assets may also be divided on an unequal basis when a separation agreement specifically states otherwise.

Whether or not you have rights to specific assets is something our attorneys can help you determine during a consultation.

To prepare for a consultation regarding your marital assets, it will be helpful to compile a list of the following:

Bank accounts and balances Investment accounts and balances Retirement accounts and balances All real estate owned with each parcel’s estimated value Businesses owned with their estimated value and holdings Personal property including furniture, antiques, art, guns, china, glassware, jewelry, etc. All debts owed by either party

To schedule a consultation, call us today at (713) 974-1151 or visit me on the web at busby-lee.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 14 years and has tried over 300 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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Alimony is now also commonly known as “spousal maintenance”. While it has traditionally been paid by the husband to the wife, that is not always the case any longer. You will get spousal support. Truth: Alimony or spousal maintenance isn’t just for women anymore and is an issue to be negotiated in every divorce. Whether you receive or must pay alimony or spousal maintenance will be determined by the court and by whether or not one party seeks a “maintenance order” against the other. When you or your spouse asks the court to order that support be provided, be prepared to handle the following types of questions: Does the spouse seeking alimony have property or assets sufficient to maintain themselves? What property will that spouse receive in a divorce? Can the spouse be self-sufficient without additional financial help? Can the spouse work or must he/she stay home to care for children? What is the spouse’s anticipated earning capability? How long did the marriage last? Will the spouse’s age allow him/her to be self-sufficient through employment? Once the court determines whether a spouse is eligible for maintenance or not, the next step will be to calculate the amount of support to be paid. This process encompasses a number of important considerations. If you would like to seek alimony or are concerned about your ability to afford payments to your spouse, please call our office today for a consultation.

To schedule a consultation, call us today at (713) 974-1151 or visit me on the web at busby-lee.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 11 years and has tried over 100 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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If you and your spouse have children, your decisions about child custody and parenting time will be among the most important decisions you will have to make.

If you think developing a parenting plan is a simple matter, guess again.

Truth: Decisions about custody range far beyond answering the simple question, “Who gets the kids?” Several perspectives must be considered before the judge will make a final decision in the matter.

Depending on your situation, you may have the option to pursue either sole or joint custody. While many people believe that the mother tends to be favored when seeking custody, the court cannot prefer one parent over another based on their gender.

A number of facts will be considered:

What do the parents want with regard to custody?
What do the children want?
What are the children’s relationships with each parent and with other family members?
What is the mental and physical condition of everyone involved?
Who is currently the primary caregiver?
The degree of any coercion, domestic violence or false reporting of abuse in the custody case.

No every parent will get custody, legal or physical. You cannot safely assume that you’ll get the kids. Call me before you assume that You will get the children.

If your divorce will involve custody decisions and you need assistance developing and presenting a parenting plan, please call our office for assistance.

To schedule a consultation, call us today at (713) 974-1151 or visit me on the web at busby-lee.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 11 years and has tried over 100 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com

 



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If you own your home, one of the biggest points of contention you are likely to face—outside of the custody of children—is who, if anyone, will get to keep the house.

You will get to keep the house.

Truth: You may not be the one who gets the house. In some cases the home must be sold in order to accurately divide assets among the two parties.

You may want to keep your family home. You may have strong ties to the community. But before you make this decision entirely on emotion, ask yourself the following questions:

Is the home in good condition or does it need repair?
Will you be able to afford the payments?
Is the neighborhood safe?
Is it convenient to your place of employment?
What would the outcome be if you did sell the home?
Would selling provide a greater advantage than keeping the home?

Again, dividing assets can be a tedious part of the divorce process. While you may be able to make this decision as a couple, you should have someone advise you who is able to ensure the division is fair and beneficial when it comes to both the assets and the liabilities (debts) involved.

For an objective perspective on your division of property and your desire to keep your family home, please contact our office to schedule a consultation.

 

To schedule a consultation, call us today at (713) 974-1151 or visit me on the web at busby-lee.com

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 11 years and has tried over 100 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.

Michael Busby Jr.

2909 Hillcroft Suite 350

Houston, Texas 77057

(713) 974-1151

Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com