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October 2017 Archives

Divorce less common among couples who met online

For people looking for love in Texas, online dating websites and apps could lead to successful marriages. A study published in 2013 recorded fewer breakups among couples who connected through online services. Online daters ended relationships at a rate of 5.9 percent whereas people who met in the real world broke up at a rate of 7.6 percent.

Situations that might lead to a divorce

Texas residents who are struggling with a decision about whether to get a divorce may be pushed to action if the other spouse has an addiction or is abusive. In the case of an addiction, the spouse might be unwilling to follow through with treatment. For example, the spouse may have been arrested several times for driving under the influence and agreed to go to treatment. However, after the spouse abandons treatment and relapses several time, the other party might decide to end the marriage.

Underage alcohol-related charges can bring grown-up penalties

Underage crimes can lead to serious repercussions, no matter the age of the defendant. One of the most common types of juvenile crimes is underage drinking or alcohol-related violations, which could have a significant impact on your future or that of your child. When facing these charges, building a strong defense is imperative.

Uber may not reduce crash rates in all cities

According to a study, Uber may play a role in cutting down on drunk driving deaths. However, the effect that Uber may have in reducing these numbers may not be the same in all places. Researchers used crash data from 2013 to 2016 in four cities including San Antonio, Texas. Crash data was then referenced against the availability of Uber in the cities being studied.

Tax changes after divorces

When Texas couples are preparing to divorce, it is important for them to understand the changes that will happen with their taxes. They need to anticipate the fact that their financial situation could be significantly different as a result.

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