Texas courts consider the best interests of the child as the highest goal when deciding custody cases. However, these interests can be difficult to determine when a custodial parent, whether for economic or personal reasons, decides to relocate. This can drastically affect the involvement that the other parent has in the life of the children, and it often falls to the court to determine whether the child can stay or go.
Texas audiences who enjoyed John Cleese's "The Alimony Tour" may not be too surprised that the title of the show was based on real circumstances from his life. After he and his psychotherapist wife entered into a divorce settlement, the comedian of the one-man show has had to tour to make enough money to pay his hefty alimony payments.
Texas residents who are preparing to marry may wonder about the best way to bring up the possibility of a prenuptial agreement. After all, some may think it is unromantic to bring up something that contemplates divorce before the parties are married. However, there are ways to bring up the subject in a way that highlights its benefits without making it sound as if the partner is planning an exit before saying "I do."