Are Text Messages Admissible in Texas Divorces?

Text Messages are Being Used as Admissible Evidence in Texas Divorces When preparing for a divorce, some people take screenshots of text messages to use as evidence. People find out about other’s text conversations in all kinds of ways. A spouse reviewing the monthly cell phone bill might notice an increase in the number ofContinue reading “Are Text Messages Admissible in Texas Divorces?”

Custody of dogs and cats in Texas divorce

Custody of dogs and cats in Texas divorce and family law cases is a property division matter. The Texas Family Code does not allow pet custody per se. Pet law is an emerging subsection of family law in some states where child custody laws are similarly applied to family pets. Even though you are notContinue reading “Custody of dogs and cats in Texas divorce”

Telling your spouse, you want a divorce

When you want a divorce from your spouse there are a few realities for which you must prepare. The moment your spouse learns you want a divorce your life as you knew it has changed. If you know you are going to file for divorce you can decide if and how you tell your spouse.Continue reading “Telling your spouse, you want a divorce”

Preparing for a January Divorce: A Family Law Podcast

Welcome to the Scroggins Law Group podcast series. This program features Texas Board Certified* family law attorney Mark Scroggins who shares information about issues affecting Texas families in divorce and family law. Preparing for a January Divorce: Being certain about filing for divorce Thinking clearly and being sure you won?t have regrets Possibilities of marriageContinue reading “Preparing for a January Divorce: A Family Law Podcast”

Year-end divorce financial goals

For many year-end divorce financial tasks keep people busy the month of December. Managing money is a part of life whether we are single, married or in the process of divorce. Sometimes keeping busy and focusing on important tasks allows us a break from thinking about how much life can change. As money and financialContinue reading “Year-end divorce financial goals”

Black Friday shopping with kids of all ages

Black Friday shopping with your kids the day after Thanksgiving can be fun way to spend some time having fun and growing as a family. In some families, a Black Friday shopping trip can be an important annual event, especially among parents who might have not had time with their kids on Thanksgiving. Making andContinue reading “Black Friday shopping with kids of all ages”

Divorce Podcast: Civility in divorce and family law, raising the bar

Welcome to the Scroggins Law Group divorce podcast series. This program features Texas Board Certified* family law attorney Mark Scroggins who shares information about issues affecting Texas families in divorce and family law. Divorce podcast topics: Professionalism among divorce lawyers, when your word is your credibility; Keeping your cool as a client during the entireContinue reading “Divorce Podcast: Civility in divorce and family law, raising the bar”