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Divorce & Marriage

Marriage And Other Public Records (Dallas County)
Includes, mortgages, deeds, liens' etc. Marriage section will also list maiden names.

Divorce Records (Texas)
Download year by year files showing who in Texas was divorced that year.
Files are big and need to be unzipped. For a faster "unofficial Site" Use the Texas Divorce Search Engine.

Marriage Laws: Chart With State By State Requirements
Age Requirements, Waiting Periods, Costs, Blood Test required?, Validity, and Residency requirements. (Texas)
Find out about, residency requirements and where to file, to property distribution and support & custody issues.

Name Changes (Consumer-SOS) 

Changing Your Name On A Passport (Texas)
Divorce related issues such as child custody, dividing property, establishing paternity, enforcing child support orders and  much, much more.

Claiming Dependants On Your Taxes
Here are the 5 tests used to determine if you can take a federal tax deduction. Includes information on custodial and non-custodial parents.

For Specific Rules and Examples click Here and scroll to your situation.

Divorce Central (Texas)
Info on
grounds for divorce, alimony, custody and support. Also has links to state help groups such as the courts, Department Of Human Resources and legal aid.

Texas Child Support Page
FAQs on establishing paternity, enforcing child support, resources for single parents and more.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Relief Act:
If you're a reserve component service member called to active duty, you're protected by a law that can save you some legal problems and possibly some money as well. Under the provisions of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940, you may qualify for any or all of the following: • Reduced interest rate on mortgage payments. • Reduced interest rate on credit card debt. • Protection from eviction if your rent is $1,200 or less. • Delay of all civil court actions, such as bankruptcy, foreclosure or divorce proceedings.

Public Benefits Issues in Family Law Cases in Texas
Gives brief descriptions of the following programs: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF); Medicaid; Food Stamps; Supplemental Security Income (SSI); and the Retirement, Survivors and Disability Insurance (RSDI) programs of the federal Social Security Act. This is followed by a summary of the various family law issues and the benefits implications for each issue.

Women's Advocacy Project (Texas) 
Legal help for women who have a variety of legal concerns relating to domestic violence or family law issues.

Marriage & Divorce Records (Texas)

Marriage & Divorce Laws of the Fifty States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
This table links to the marriage & divorce laws of the states and attempts to summarize some of their salient points. 

States That Recognize Common Law Marriage

FAQs On Name Changes (Not State Specific)

Where To Write For Vital Records (50 States & DC)
For birth, death and marriage certificates, divorce papers and more.

Divorce Decrees & Credit (Myths)

How To Protect Your Credit In A Divorce

Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDROs) Booklet
Things to consider relating to your pension savings if you’re getting a divorce.

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