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Self-Care After Divorce

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Jun 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you are feeling lost and emotionally depleted after your divorce, you are not the only one. Divorce is a taxing process that can leave those involved feeling depressed, angry, hopeless, or simply exhausted. To bounce back from this experience, it is crucial to invest some time in yourself by p...

When Does Spousal Maintenance End?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | May 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

People commonly believe that spousal maintenance is automatically awarded in a divorce. However, unless the spouse seeking support meets certain requirements, a judge may refrain from awarding it all. Temporary spousal maintenance, which is support that only lasts the duration of the divorce, is ...

Telling Your Children About Your Divorce

Posted by Eric Labovitz | May 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Divorce can take a heavy toll on kids, particularly those who are younger. Even if there was a lot of tension in your household recently, your children might not have expected you to split up, and the news can come as a huge shock to them. To help soften the blow of this life-altering event, you ...

Can I Modify Child Custody?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Apr 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Family courts believe stability and consistency are paramount to a child's well-being and, as such, it generally requires a substantial change in circumstances for a judge to consider modifying the order that is currently in place. Before you take your child custody modification case to court, ho...

Will an Affair Impact My Divorce Settlement?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Apr 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Finding out that your spouse had an affair can be devastating and, although it may ultimately result in your divorce, your spouse's infidelity will not have much of a direct impact on the outcome of your divorce. Contrary to some of the most heavily perpetuated divorce myths, you cannot clean you...

What Happens to Retirement Assets During a Divorce?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Mar 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you are ending your marriage, you know you will have to divide all of your marital assets. Of course, this will include your retirement assets, such as your 401(k) or pension plan. However, depending on when you began accumulating your assets, you may not necessarily have to divide all of it. ...

How is Spousal Maintenance Determined?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Mar 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

In Texas, spousal maintenance is not guaranteed. Instead, whether it is awarded, how much is awarded, and the timeframe during which it may last are all based on a variety of important factors. If you lack the earning ability to reasonably care for your needs, however, it is likely you will recei...

How Can I Enforce Child Support?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Feb 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you recently divorced your spouse and have children, you understand how important it is to receive your child support payments to adequately care for them. Child support is a matter family courts treat seriously, so if your former spouse stopped making payments, you should act as soon as possi...

Can I Change My Prenuptial Agreement?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Feb 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

When couples create a prenuptial agreement, their lives can potentially change a great deal throughout their marriage and they may need to make modifications to accommodate them. If you would like to make changes to your prenuptial agreement, you will be pleased to know that this is possible. How...

Tips for Co-Parenting Effectively After a Divorce

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Jan 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Parenting is difficult no matter what your marital status may be. However, there is no denying that divorced parents tend to face greater and more unique challenges due to the changed dynamics of their family. If you are trying to work on becoming a better co-parent, we have some tips that may be...

Child Custody Mistakes You Should Avoid

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Jan 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you are in the middle of a child custody dispute, you likely have a lot of concerns regarding the outcome of your case and how to best navigate it. For parents, nothing is more important than their children, which is why these are often such emotionally charged cases. Continue reading to learn...

Don't Make These Common Mistakes After an Arrest!

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Dec 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Being arrested is a frightening experience. In the moment, you might feel a strong desire to fight back against law enforcement officials and profess your innocence. Immediately after the arrest, you might feel uncertain of what to do or what comes next. There are several important things you n...

Five Common Myths About Divorce in Texas

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Dec 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of common misconceptions about divorce. Whether you wish to file for divorce yourself or you have been served divorce papers from your spouse, you might be understandably concerned about what comes next. Here, we have dispelled five of the most common myths about divorce in Texas...

Modifying Spousal Support

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Nov 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you are paying or receiving spousal support, there may be a time when your financial circumstances change so substantially that you may need to have the court order modified. One way to accomplish this is by reaching out to your former spouse and having a conversation about your situation, so ...

Creating Consistent Routines for Your Kids After Divorce

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Nov 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

Children thrive on consistent and stable environments and, unfortunately, after a divorce, life can seem anything but stable. Creating a steadfast environment may be an even greater challenge now that your children will essentially go between two different households if you share custody, but it ...

Relocating with Children After a Divorce

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Oct 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

People's lives can change substantially after a divorce and, in some cases, relocating for a new job or to be closer to family may be absolutely necessary. If you share custody of your children, however, this is not a straightforward situation. One of your first options would be to discuss the re...

Should I Move Out Before My Divorce is Finalized?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Oct 05, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you and your spouse recently decided to call it quits on your marriage, things are likely a little tense at home. Although it seems only logical to move out during this process and spare yourselves any unpleasant encounters, moving out before your divorce is finalized is actually a pretty big ...

Helping Your Children Cope with Divorce

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Sep 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Divorce is a difficult experience for children to endure and, to ensure they develop the healthy coping skills they need to overcome it, it is crucial for parents to provide compassionate support and comfort. We compiled a list of tips to set you on the right path toward helping your children cop...

Common Reasons Why Spouses Get Divorced

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Sep 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

No marriage is perfect. However, not every problem spouses encounter will result in a divorce. In some cases, relationships can bounce back from certain obstacles, no matter how egregious or life-shattering they may be. Every situation is unique in its own way. That said, there are some issues th...

How to Handle Your Divorce at Work

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Aug 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Divorce can have a profound impact on a person's life and distract you from your day-to-day tasks, including work. The last thing you want is for this major life event to further spread negative ripple effects throughout your life by impacting your ability to perform your job duties, which is why...

Can I Modify My Child Support Order?

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Aug 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Your child support order may not always be appropriate for you or your children. Life constantly changes and sometimes these changes warrant post-divorce modifications. That said, any parent who wishes to petition the court to request child support modification must demonstrate that circumstances...

Co-Parenting with Your Ex During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Jul 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

Co-parenting after a divorce presents a lot of challenges and obstacles for a family and, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, these challenges are likely greater than ever. The important thing to remember is that you and your former spouse must continue to comply with your child custody order. However,...

Debunking the Most Common Divorce Myths

Posted by Eric Labovitz | Jun 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are a plethora of myths surrounding the divorce process, so before you embark on the process, take a moment to debunk some of these dangerous misconceptions. You want the decisions you make during your divorce to be influenced by the knowledgeable legal advice of your attorney rather than t...

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