Domestic violence is a common occurrence in Texas and the United States. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, domestic violence affects millions of people in the United States ever year. Due to the prevalence of domestic violence in the United States, Texas courts are required to consider evidence [...]Read More about How Does Domestic Violence Affect Custody Determinations in Texas?
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Being married to an addict is never easy. It might have affected your marriage in a number of critical ways. In Texas, getting a divorce from an addict can have several legal implications [...]Read More about Legal Implications of Divorcing an Addict
When two people separate or divorce, it’s rarely amicable. With such strong emotions for each other gone awry, there can be a lot of anger, bitterness, and resentment. When those same two people have children, they can lose sight of what’s important [...]Read More about If Parental Alienation a Crime in Texas
Law enforcement officers who stop a motorist for suspicion of drunk driving may request a breathalyzer test of the individual. If the officer has probable cause, he or she may arrest[...]Read More about Do I Automatically Lose My License If I Don’t Take a Breathalyzer Test?
Is property split 50-50 in a Texas divorce? Texas, like most states, treats property and assets obtained during a marriage as shared property, and it gives both spouses an equal right to it. But some[...]Read More about Is property split 50-50 in a Texas divorce?
Texas S.B. 1253: Interrogations and Interviews Law According to a report by the National Registry of Exonerations, approximately 60 percent of wrongful convictions over the last 25 years were the result of misconduct by law[...]Read More about Texas S.B. 1253: Interrogations & Interviews Law
Avoid These Common Divorce Mistakes Divorce is not uncommon. Neither are some of the mistakes made in the divorce process. Save yourself some unnecessary hardship and avoid these common divorce mistakes. Doing so can lead[...]Read More about Avoid These Common Divorce Mistakes
January is Known as “Divorce Month” January is a popular month for couples to file for divorce. Why? Perhaps it stems from the period of self-reflection that accompanies the start of a New Year. Perhaps[...]Read More about January is Known as “Divorce Month”
Divorce Checklist Life is busy. And complicated. Sometimes it doesn’t take much to throw us off course. When it comes to divorce, staying organized and on track is key — the divorce process itself can[...]Read More about Divorce Checklist
No Refusal & DWI As you gear up for the rapidly approaching holiday season, keep in mind that Texas’ “no refusal” program is in effect for Fort Worth and Tarrant County during the week of[...]Read More about What Does No Refusal Mean in Texas?
Holidays and Parenting Time While the holiday season can be stressful for many, for parents who are divorced and sharing joint custody of their children, navigating time sharing around the holidays can be particularly challenging.[...]Read More about Holidays and Co-Parenting
Texas Second Chance Bill And Nondisclosures Everyone makes mistakes. Usually, we try and learn from those transgressions and move on. When the mistakes involve breaking the law and result in a criminal record, it is[...]Read More about Texas Second Chance Bill
Litigation is not necessary to complete your divorce On behalf of Law Office of Kyle Whitaker posted in Divorce on Monday, March 13, 2017. Anyone, whether in Texas or elsewhere, who has been through the[...]Read More about No, litigation is not necessary to complete your divorce
On behalf of Law Office of Kyle Whitaker posted in criminal defense on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Texas has some of the harshest penalties for drunk driving in the country, and even if it is[...]Read More about Why you should fight back against a first-time DWI
Divorce and holidays: Keeping bah humbugs away This is the time of year when you probably start thinking about all the favorite traditions you share with your children during the holidays. Perhaps you’ve even ventured[...]Read More about Divorce and holidays: Keeping bah humbugs away
How Will Body Cameras Impact Criminal Cases? The rise in national media attention around the ethics of law enforcement has prompted widespread changes in how police departments operate. Among the biggest changes is the rise[...]Read More about How Will Body Cameras Impact Criminal Cases?
Adderall Convictions Being Overturned A snafu in the Texas legislation is causing Adderall felony cases to be dismissed across the state. Legislation changed what once was a felony possession charge to a misdemeanor while the[...]Read More about Adderall Convictions Being Overturned
How Are Taxes Affected By Divorce? On behalf of Law Office of Kyle Whitaker posted in family law on Monday, August 29, 2016. Going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful events in your life. Child[...]Read More about How Are Taxes Affected By Divorce?
Can Spouses Continue Running A Business Together After A Divorce? Of the many layers that can add complexity to a divorce, one of the most challenging is when spouses own a business together. Dividing a[...]Read More about Can Spouses Continue Running A Business Together After A Divorce?