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What is the legal process in a typical Divorce?
Will the court issue an immediate order granting me custody of our child(ren)?
Can I file for divorce if I cannot locate my spouse?
If my spouse and I agree to divorce on all terms that are to be included in the divorce decree, can we use the same attorney?
How long will it take to finalize my divorce?
Can I represent myself in a divorce?
Does Texas have legal separation?
What is the difference between a restraining order and a protective order?
Can the court stop my spouse from harassing and/or threatening me?
Can I immediately force my spouse to leave our home, or can my spouse immediately force me to leave our home?
Will the court issue an order granting me or my spouse custody of the child(ren) immediately upon filing the divorce?
Does a joint managing convservatorship mean the child(ren) live with each parent one half the time?
What course of action will the court take if both parents want to be the primary joint managing conservator??
What type of possession and access (or visitation) arrangements can I expect?
If I am awarded custody of the child(ren), how much child support can I expect to receive?
Are overtime wages or bonuses included in gross income when child support is calculated?
Do my child support payments go into the child(ren)'s account?
Can I pay my child support directly to my spouse?
Does Child support begin once I am divorced?
What is wage withholding?
How are uninsured medical bills paid?
How old does a child have to be before they can choose who they want to live with?
Once a court orders a specific amount of child support, can that amount ever be changed?
Because Texas is a community property state, does that mean all assets will be divided equally?
Can the court divide community debts among the spouses in a divorce?
Does the court order dividing debts affect the rights of creditors to take action to collect a debt?
Can I receive a portion of my spouse's retirement? Can my spouse receive a portion of my retirement?
What can I do if my spouse's retirement was not divided by the court in my divorce?
Is alimony available in Texas?
Can the wife change her name in a divorce proceeding?
Can I remarry someone else immediately after my divorce is final?
Can I recover my attorney fees from my spouse?
What course of action will the court take if both parents want to be named the primary joint managing conservator?
What is contempt?
My ex-spouse (child's other parent) won't follow the court's order. What can I do?
Must my ex-spouse (child's other parent) be personally served to start the enforcement process?
What happens if my ex-spouse (the child's other parent) does not appear in court after being served?
Is it possible for my ex-spouse (child's other parent) to be incarcerated for failure to follow the court's child support or possession order?
Can my ex-spouse (child's other parent) be ordered to pay my legal fees?
Do I have to wait a certain amount of time before I can file a suit to modify child support?
My ex-spouse (or the other parent) is the primary conservator of the child, but I want the child to live with me. Do I have to file a modification?
My ex-spouse (or the other parent) and child have moved out of the country in which the divorce was finalized. Where will the modification take place?
Can I recover my attorney fees in a suit to modify?
What is the difference between an agency adoption and an independent adoption?
Can my new spouse adopt my children?
Can I adopt my grandchildren?
What fees can I typically anticipate in an uncontested adoption?
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