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September 2016 Archives

Protecting finances during divorce important for men and women

Today, many women who are married in Texas have a large number of assets and their own high incomes. In some cases, they have more than their husbands have. A few tips may help individuals -- not only women but also men -- to protect their finances if they are planning to get a divorce in Texas.

International Child Custody: how the Hague Convention protects your custody rights

What if after your divorce, or during a separation, your ex threatens to move the children to another country? You worry if you will ever see your children again, and wonder what rights you have to keep your children closer to you. Even if your ex has physical custody, if you have joint legal custody, both parents need to agree on whether to move the child to another country for one parent to be able to legally take the child. Legal custody grants you the right to decide the child's place of residence. If there is a dispute about moving the child to another country, a court can hear and settle the dispute.

Civilians in a military divorce are protected by law

Military life takes a toll on a marriage. Long deployments, frequent moves and the emotional detachment that often accompanies military experiences can become frustrating for the non-service member, putting a strain on the relationship. For some families in Texas, military divorce is an unfortunate result.  

Divorce later in life has financial consequences

Getting divorced in Texas can be a painful experience both financially and emotionally. However, a late-in-life split can be particularly challenging, as one may have less time to recover from his or her divorce-related economic losses. A couple of tips may help older individuals going through divorce in Texas to navigate the process effectively.

Financial steps important to take once one decides to divorce

While the process of dissolving a marriage in Texas is emotionally devastating, it can be financially devastating as well. This is true no matter what the level of one's income level. A few steps are important to take once the decision to divorce has been made. 

Child custody ordeal can be made simple by reducing conflict

Getting divorced is never easy, particularly for those who have children. When parents are dealing with a contentious matter such as child custody in Texas, they generally want to make the entire ordeal as simple as possible for their children. Lessening the impact of divorce on the kids is possible by following a couple of tips.


At Jamie Graham & Associates, PLLC, we have received a variety of honors and awards for our family law services. Members of our team have been listed as Top Lawyers in San Antonio Scene magazine. We take pride in the number of positive reviews we have received from satisfied clients. On AVVO, a lawyer rating website, we have received an 8.9 rating overall and many positive ratings from clients and colleagues.

  1. Top 10 Attorneys | American Jurist Institute | 2017
  2. Avvo Rating | 8.9 | Excellent
  3. Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2015 | Jamie Lynn Heggy Graham
  4. Reviews | Out of 12 reviews | Jamie Lynn Heggy Graham | Avvo
  5. BBB | A+ Rating
  6. San Antonio | Best S.A. | Lawyers | 2015

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