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Divorce, Unbundled Legal Services, and  Mediation Office of Diane M. Wanger and Anita Cutrer in Bedford near Southlake, Colleyville and Grapevine

304 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021
Call Us: 817-285-2855

Smart Divorce in Texas

Paternity Statute Changes in Texas

There has been a major change in the ability of a father to deny paternity in Texas. Previously if a man did not deny paternity and request genetic testing at the time of a lawsuit concerning paternity of the child, the ability to deny paternity would be lost. The legislature has now said that a...

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What is a Smart Divorce in Texas?

Why did I name my blog for porce in Texas? Because I wanted to stress that there are choices to be made when going through porce. We want them to be ones that benefit us over all, in a multitude of areas, financial, emotional, relational. It requires a lot of thought to put together a comprehensi...

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Overwhelmed during divorce? Take little steps.

When I was in Alaska I took a shuttle up to climb Flattop Mountain which overlooks Anchorage. Why am I telling you this? Well, I used to be in superb shape, both in strength and cardio. The last 3 to 4 years have been an adjustment downwards in ability.  Anyway, this hike was an extraordinarily d...

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Temporary Spousal Support or Alimony

Texas courts routinely order temporary alimony or spousal support (terms used interchangeably) during the pendency of the divorce (from the day of filing the petition until the day the divorce is granted)  How much is ordered depends on the earnings and expenses of each spouse as well as which co...

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Happy New Year

Well, another year has passed.  I was reflecting to a client this week how much initial custody determinations have changed since I first started practicing 28 years ago.  Back then, it was a given that if you had a stay-at-home Mom (and it was always the Mom) her getting primary custody and temp...

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Holiday Visitation

Hi. I can't believe that Thanksgiving has already passed. It makes me think that this is the time of year that people begin to have problems with holiday visitations. Please know that if you anticipate some sort of problem that might require court intervention, PLEASE contact a professional now. ...

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What is community property in Texas?

A common question people ask when they come to see me on an initial divorce consultation is what is community property"? Community property is all property acquired during the time of marriage, other than by gift or inheritance. But the story doesn't end there. There is a concept in our property...

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