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When to consider ending your marriage

Considering a divorce is often a long and painstaking process. Many people seek help from friends, family, and professionals to help determine when it may be time. Author and parenting expert Doctor Gail Gross shared what she considers to be signs that divorce is likely the best option, Huffington Post published on February 9.

1. Abusive behavior towards you or your family–whether emotional, financial, or physical–should warrant serious consideration for divorce.
2. While individual instances of cheating or lying can perhaps be worked though, Dr. Gross says that habitual patterns of either of these behaviors may be grounds for divorce.
3. If two individuals have grown to have irreconcilable life, career, or relationship goals, a divorce may be the only option.
4. If one partner’s self-esteem or self-worth has been compromised by trying to mend a broken relationship for a significant period of time, you may want to consider moving on.

The experienced Colleyville lawyers of Alexander & Associates understand how difficult it is to file for divorce. If you are in such situation, we may help represent you and your best interests though this difficult process. Talk with us today at 817-756-4040 to find out how we may work for you.

Creed’s lead singer headed for divorce

Scott Stapp’s wife recently filed for divorce, claiming that the singer is hooked on drugs, an article on cleveland.com reported December 1.

Jaclyn Stapp reportedly moved out of their house in October and filed for divorce in Palm Beach County, Florida the following month. Jaclyn is asking a judge to put Scott inside a substance abuse facility. In her divorce documents, Jaclyn claimed that the 41-year-old vocalist has been abusing several different kinds of drugs and that he is becoming a threat to himself and to their family.

Scott recently released a series of concerning videos stating that he is struggling financially, and that he places the blame on a number of different people and institutions.

If you have decided to file for divorce, working with an effective divorce lawyer is crucial, especially if your partner is posing a threat to you or your family’s well-being. Find out how the Colleyville lawyers of Alexander and Associates may assist you with filing a restraining order and/or  for divorce by calling 817-756-4040.

Paula Patton and Robin Thicke heading for divorce

Actress Paula Patton has recently filed for divorce from her husband Robin Thicke, an article on Daily News stated October 8.

Reports said Patton, 38, decided to end the marriage citing “irreconcilable differences” eight months after the couple separated. The divorce was not contested, and the pair is reportedly making decisions regarding the division of their estate themselves. The filing comes after allegations of Thicke’s extramarital involvement with a massage therapist. Patton requested shared custody of their son Julian Fuego, 4, and did not seek financial support from her soon-to-be ex. Paula and Robin were married for eight years.

Hiring a lawyer in the divorce process is crucial to make sure everything goes as smooth as possible from beginning until the end. Alexander & Associates work for Colleyville folks who need an experienced attorney to represent their best interest during this process. Find out how we may legally assist you today by calling 817-756-4040.

President of multi-million dollar company in extended divorce battle

48-year-old James Dondero, co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management, has been avoiding a $5 million pre-nuptial pact payout to his 33-year-old wife Rebecca for two years in a divorce battle.

Dondero claimed insolvency in trial on October 23, stating that other pending lawsuits have drained his approximate $36 million in yearly earnings. He will find out in November if this claim will allow him to avoid the payout.

In 2012, his company profited $374 million, a four-fold return, with the sale of oil recycling company Safety-Kleen to Clean Harbors for $1.25 billion.

The couple has been married since 2006 and has two daughters.

If you or a loved one are filing for divorce or fighting for child custody, you need a compassionate and experienced attorney on your side. Please give our lawyers at Alexander & Associates in Colleyville a call at 817-756-4040; we are committed to winning the best possible outcome for each of our clients and their children.