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Muhammad Ali 1942-2016

The sports world and the rest of the planet have lost a true gem of a man.  Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Clay has passed away at the age of 74.  The self-proclaimed "The Greatest" pugilist that ever lived, he was a man that stood up for what he believed in.

Johnny Depp Nasty Divorce

Actor Johnny Depp is in more of a pickle than what came out in the news recently. His soon to be ex-wife Amber Heard of a total of 15 months indicated that Depp was emotionally and physically abusive throughout their short marriage.  In fact, she rolled into court today with her lawyers sporting a black eye.  Heard indicated that she was on the phone with a girlfriend when Depp snatched it out of her hand in a fit of rage and she screamed for her girlfriend to call 911.

The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Divorce

As the old saying goes, "When it rains, it pours." Many people going through the emotionally-intense divorce process also face significant debt, especially in this economy. The thought of dividing your property and debt during your divorce can make things seem impossible. Should you file for bankruptcy? If so, when is the best time to file?

Divorce and Bankruptcy

Divorce and Bankruptcy Law are two areas that sometimes go hand in hand.  Financial difficulties in a relationship can be as difficult of a storm to weather as an extra-marital affair.  When a couple has money problems, they may think that the only answer is to get out of the relationship.

Dallas Bankruptcy Blog

Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy almost always helps individuals who are discouraged and hampered by pre-existing debt find a fresh financial start.  Being in debt can cause a number of problems, and finding a solution to the debt can help alleviate if not often solve those problems.  It is very common for a debt problem to lead to a disruption in a marriage, or even cause a divorce.  If you are able to find a solution to the debt problem, then often times many personal relationships can be saved.

Bankruptcy and Divorce

"Love and Marriage...Love and Marriage..." the song says, "you can't have one without the other."  Well, sometimes Bankruptcy and Divorce go hand in hand as well.  Often times, if the couple is able to get along well enough through the bankruptcy proceedings before the divorce is finalized it is much better for the man, wife, future partners, and/or children going forward in the future.  

Does my name go in the newspapers when I file Bankruptcy?

Although the fact that you filed a bankruptcy is a "public record," they have not put that information in the newspapers here locally for years.  Frankly, that would be some voluminous information.  We understand that you are not proud of the fact that you had to turn to your debt relief options, but life happens.  Death, divorce, loss of job, reduction in income, medical emergencies happen.  When they do, you sometimes incur a burdensome amount of debt.  Many times, people can actually afford to pay the original debt over time, but the ridiculous interest rates make it impossible to ever get back on your feet.

Foreclosure and Loan Modification

The Obama home loan modification plan turned out to be a disaster.  Far too often, the banks told people that they needed certain documentation in order to qualify for a home loan modification.  However, once the homeowner would send that documentation off to the bank or credit union, they would only be told in the upcoming days that they needed to send off documentation.

Allen, Texas Bankruptcy

Sometimes people fall on hard times.  Death, divorce, loss of job, reduction in income can all be reasons that citizens are forced into debt.  Unfortunately, sometimes people fall behind on their homes and are facing foreclosure or are behind on their cars and are in danger of repossession.  

Role of the Expert in Child Custody Battles

In a divorce proceeding that is a suit affecting the parent-child relationship (SAPCR), it is necessary to attempt to ascertain the meaning of "psychological best interest of the child".  There have been many statements that that is the desired standard in custodial dispositions.  It seems quite clear that the psychological best interest of the child test is an organizing concept which can relate and integrate all relevant data in relation to custodial disposition.  These datas fall into several general categories. 

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