Coronavirus, Divorce and Family Law:

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Higdon Hardy & Zuflacht is taking a safe but proactive approach to the Coronavirus situation in our law practice. We are working every day to represent our family law clients. At the same time, we are following best practices to protect the health of our employees and our clients. To read more please Click Here

All our employees understand that they should not be working if they are sick, and in particular, that they should not be at our office while sick.

To further protect our employees and our clients we are encouraging meetings by phone, Zoom, Skype or similar means. We have represented clients from out of state and out of the country in this manner for many years. Our clients often prefer this to traveling to our office.

We are also working with the divorce and civil courts, as well as opposing counsel, to arrange court appearances, settlement conferences, and other litigation events remotely whenever possible.

To further protect the health of all concerned, all our attorneys and staff have the technology and capability to work on cases and with clients from home as well as at the office. Your phone calls will be returned. Your emails will be answered. Your case deadlines will be met.

The days ahead may be a challenge. We do not yet know the extent to which particular courts will curtail trials or even the extent to which HHZ will have clients and other guests come to our office. We will continue to work to take care of our clients’ cases and to take on new matters and clients. We will simply manage your case in less traditional, more technology-driven ways, that are safer for your health and ours.

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Spousal support issues in a Texas divorce

Sometimes, a married individual makes much less than their spouse or doesn’t work in order to be a stay-at-home parent or for other reasons. When such a married individual gets divorced, there are many financial worries they may have. One such worry is whether they will have enough resources moving forward to meet their different needs and expenses.

One divorce issue that can be a big one for individuals coming from this sort of situation is the issue of spousal support. Alimony, when granted in a divorce, can sometimes help a person who is in a much weaker situation income-wise than their ex-spouse address the financial difficulties that can come from suddenly being off on their own.

Now, not all divorces here in Texas end up with a spousal support award being granted in them. There are a variety of different factors that can play a role in whether a court would grant an alimony award in a given divorce.

Understanding what things can be impactful when it comes to the issue of spousal support here in Texas can be very important when in negotiations with an ex-spouse over this issue or in court proceedings regarding this issue.

Spousal support is among the numerous divorce issues that our Texas family law firm can provide divorcing individuals here in Texas with guidance on. We strive to provide our divorce clients with the information and help they need to navigate this often complex and impactful divorce issue.

For further information on this divorce issue and our firm, see the alimony page of our website.

Higdon, Hardy & Zuflacht, L.L.P. 12000 Huebner Rd #200 San Antonio, TX 78230 Telephone: (210) 349-9933 Fax: (210) 349-9988
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