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

elling your spouse, you want a divorce Being prepared to tell your spouse you want a divorce and what to expect thereafterWhen 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 hasContinue reading “Telling your spouse, you want a divorce”

Preparing for a January Divorce: A Family Law Podcast

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 clearlyContinue reading “Preparing for a January Divorce: A Family Law Podcast”

Year-end divorce financial goals

Year-End Divorce Financial Goals Consult your attorney about your financial goals when going through a divorce.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 allowsContinue reading “Year-end divorce financial goals”

Black Friday shopping with kids of all ages

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 hadContinue reading “Black Friday shopping with kids of all ages”

Avoiding holiday party disasters

Avoiding Holiday Party Disasters On this month?s Scroggins Law Group podcast, we talked about the holidays coming up quickly and about holiday visitation issues and holiday parties. While we prepare for everything to be perfect so that everyone has a good time, consider a few additional items on your list. Hosting a group of peopleContinue reading “Avoiding holiday party disasters”

Relocating children outside the State of Texas after divorce

With divorce With divorce comes new opportunities, however some may be limited by location when you have children. When both parties to the divorce equally seek the custody of children, there are options to agree or litigate the issue of who gets primary custody and the right to determine where the child lives. After theContinue reading “Relocating children outside the State of Texas after divorce”

What happens when cheating and adultery lead to divorce in Texas?

What Happens When Cheating And Adultery Lead To Divorce In Texas? Infidelity is commonly cited among the top reasons for divorce. Some say that anger and resentment lead to spouses seeking out other people for attention and approval. What may seem like an innocent friendship can turn into an emotional affair, and sometimes a physicalContinue reading “What happens when cheating and adultery lead to divorce in Texas?”