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Blog Posts in November, 2016

  • Change of Name for Adults

    Adults most commonly change their name in relation to marriage and divorce. There are, however, a variety of circumstances when an adult may desire to change his/her name absent a marriage or divorce, such as a preference for a name other than one’s given birth name and symbolic association between blended families. Regardless of the reason why you want to change your name, the State of Texas has ...
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  • It May Be Time to Update Your Estate Plan

    While creating an estate plan can be among the most important tools in planning for the future, it is not always a one-time endeavor. Life’s variables are constantly fluctuating and the best plans are maintained and updated as time goes on. Below, our blog outlines four situations which may give you a reason to revisit the terms of your estate plan. Change in marital status : From the beneficiary ...
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  • Relocating with Children after a Divorce

    Parents often seek to relocate when they remarry, take a new job, or must care for family members. However, moving a family post-divorce is not as simple as loading up a truck and hitting the road. While there are numerous reasons why a move may be appropriate, Texas courts apply strict guidelines when considering the relocation of a child. It is common for a court to restrict parent’s residence ...
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