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How to keep emotions in check during a divorce

Divorce is rampant in Texas, but the city with the highest divorce rate in the state is Bonham. According to a recent article in USA Today, 18.9 percent of Bonham's adult population has gone through divorce

There are many difficult components of the divorce process, but one of the toughest involves setting aside your emotions from the separation. It may seem tough to manage your stress, anger and frustration while discussing child custody and alimony, but there are some tips for managing your emotions in a healthy manner. 

How do Texas courts decide child custody?

In Texas, as in most states, there are three processes that can be used for determining the custody of children.

In the first method, the two parties work collaboratively to reach an agreement. In this scenario, the parents (typically with the help of attorneys) find middle ground and amicably develop an agreement.

4 ways to be a safe pedestrian

As the saying goes, everyone is a pedestrian. Even if you do not regularly walk to work, school or the grocery store, you are a pedestrian when you walk through the parking lot, on the sidewalk at your office, near a shopping center or even down the street to get your mail. The streets can be dangerous places for pedestrians.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported a staggering 672 pedestrian fatalities in Texas in just one year. How can you keep yourself safe when you are walking near traffic? The following tips can help:

What you should know about nesting custody

Parents at the beginning of the divorce process have a lot to consider. Figuring out the optimal arrangements for the children is a major priority.

Custody plans do not work as a one-size-fits-all proposition. Rather, parents must take into account their financial and emotional circumstances, their children's ages and personalities, as well as the logistics of school attendance, extracurriculars and socialization.

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