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"Like", Follow, and Add Menduni Martindill

Whether you are a current Menduni Martindill client, or are considering this law firm, you want to stay informed. One of the best ways to do this is by adding Menduni Martindill on the social ...
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Father's Fighting for Custody in Divorce

It is not uncommon to hear that when a couple gets a divorce and are fighting for custody that the mother is awarded primary or sole custody of the kids. This is hard for many fathers to deal with ...
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Understanding a Religious Annulment in Texas

Filing for an annulment is the process for which a person or couple seeks to have their marriage made null and void, as if it never existed. This is very different from a divorce which by law declares ...
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Parental Child Abductions

Last year, Time Magazine wrote an issue on child abductions following divorce cases. The issue stated that Japan had become a "haven" for child abductions, since the country did not sign the ...
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Domestic Violence

It seems that day-to-day there is an increasingly large amount of violence that is filling society. Tragically that violence is becoming present in many marriages. Domestic violence and abuse is a ...
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Celebrity Divorce: Gibson Divorces

News of celebrities lives are a staple in our community –the majority of social magazines sold are solely dedicated to celebrities. It seems that little of celebrities lives are kept from the ...
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Divorce and Finances: Are they related?

Finances are a known problem area that contributes to divorce. Many couples clash on issues regarding finances. People have their own views regarding money and how to handle it – thus when a ...
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What is a retainer?

A "retainer" is an advanced fee based on the lawyer's hourly rate and the complexity of your case that you will pay at the time you hire an attorney from our firm. Think of a retainer as ...
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What is marital property?

Marital property consists of all property that a spouse brings into a marriage or acquires during t the marriage. All marital property is either community property or separate property. Generally, ...
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Premarital Agreements

Premarital Agreement are often times referred to as "pre nups". Couples may elect to have a premarital agreement drafted before they get married to define each of their rights and ...
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Best Interest of the Child

When dealing with custody issues the court’s primary concern is what is in the child’s best interest. In the mid 1970’s the Texas Supreme Court in the Holley v. Adams opinion ...
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How long will my divorce take?

As the year comes to a close, we often times have both existing and new clients who come to see us and ask if we can get them divorced before the New Year. Some will want to be divorce for tax ...
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Can I stop my divorce?

There are certain situations where you can stop your divorce proceedings: 1. You are the Petitioner- If you filed the Petition for Divorce and your spouse did not file a Counterpetition, you can file ...
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Can I get divorced while I am pregnant?

No. You can begin the divorce process, but the divorce cannot be finalized until you are no longer pregnant. The husband is considered the presumed father of the child. Therefore, even if husband is ...
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Does Texas Recognize Common Law Marriages?

Texas has recognized common law marriages since 1847. Texas refers to common law marriages as informal marriages. In order to be informally married the following requirements must be met: 1. The ...
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