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September 2013 Archives

When is it okay to withdraw funds from joint accounts?

Texas individuals preparing for a divorce might be worried about how they are going to fund their divorce as well as pay their living expenses during the process. They might also be wondering when it is okay for them to withdraw funds from join accounts that they hold with their spouses. Various divorce experts state that the timing for withdrawing funds from joint accounts is not a question that is easily answered and can depend upon factors, such as each spouse's personality.

Combat experience is hard on marriage

Many families in Texas may be interested in the effects of a military career on family life. The Rand Corporation recently issued results of a study that ties time spent in combat to the likelihood of military divorce. Many people already know that participating in combat ends up being hard on a marriage. The Rand Corporation study provides some numbers to back up this general observation.

Battle over custody of Native American child continues

Texas readers may be interested to know that the biological father of Baby X was extradited to South Carolina. Authorities have become convinced that he's disobeying a court order that allows the adoptive parents to visit the four-year-old as she prepares to transition back to their home in this long running child custody dispute.

Advice on financial planning during and after a divorce

Texas residents may be interested in some advice regarding the economic situation after divorce. A financial planner gives some sensible guidance to those who weren't in control of the finances during the marriage. These tips may help to alleviate any fears that such a spouse has about their financial situation post-divorce.

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