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Bankruptcy and Divorce – Be Very Careful

On January 4, 2019

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Adeleye v. Driscal, ___ S.W.3d ___, No. 14-14-00822-CV, 2018 WL 1057482 (Tex. App.— Houston [14th Dist.] 2018, no pet. h.) (02-27-18). The above is a startling reminder that you should be very careful in a divorce case where a bankruptcy is pending.  As background, if a spouse declares bankruptcy, most parts of a divorce are […]

Preventing International Abduction

On December 27, 2018

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The Family Code provides Courts and parents a series of tools to prevent the international abduction of children.  These are found in TFC 153.503. (1) appoint a person other than the parent of the child who presents a risk of abducting the child as the sole managing conservator of the child; (2) require supervised visitation of the […]

Divorce Jurisdiction vs. UCCJEA Jurisdiction

On December 20, 2018

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Rust v. Rust, No. 04-17-00674-CV, 2018 WL 4760157 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 2018, Here is an interesting case about the interplay of divorce jurisdiction and the UCCJEA. The underlying facts are the Husband was in the armed services and designated his residence as the State of Texas although the family was stationed in North Carolina and […]