June 2015 Archives

Dividing debt after a divorce

If child custody issues are not involved when a couple in Texas goes through a divorce, then property division may be the most difficult part of the process. While property belonging to one spouse before the marriage along with gifts and inheritances are typically considered separate, everything else must be divided between both parties. In addition to assets and belongings, a couple's debt must be divided too.

Religious leader involved in custody case

The brother of Warren Jeff, the purported leader and prophet of the Fundamental Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints who is serving a life sentence in a Texas prison for sexually assaulting underage girls who he claimed were his wives, is facing his own legal troubles. The polygamist leader recently went through a legal dispute with his first wife regarding custody of their children.

Majority of public disagrees with child support calculations

Texas residents may be interested to learn that a recent study indicated that in general, the public does not agree with the way that child support is calculated. The results of the study were published on June 1, and people in both the United States and England were included.