What are Temporary Orders in a Divorce Case?

Published October 10, 2016 | By

This article will explain what temporary orders are in a Texas divorce case, outline some of the more common issues addressed by temporary orders, and give some suggestions on how to deal with temporary orders if they are an issue in your case. Continue reading →

Posted in Alimony, Child Support, Divorce, Temporary Orders

Texas Alimony Basics

Published September 28, 2016 | By

This article will outline the basic issues involved in alimony in a Texas divorce case.  First, let’s get clear on the terminology.  “Alimony” is the commonly used name for periodic payments of post-divorce support for a spouse, not to be confused with child support which is intended for support of the children of a marriage.  Since as Texans we like to be unique, the statutory name given for alimony is “spousal maintenance.”  So whether the term used is “spousal support,” “spousal maintenance” or just alimony, the meaning is generally the same:  periodic post-divorce payments from one spouse to the other for the support of the recipient spouse. Continue reading →

Posted in Alimony, Men's Issues, Property Division, Taxes & Divorce