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Dennis Slate Named in Top 20 Houston Divorce Lawyers by Expertise

Attorney Dennis M. Slate has been chosen as one of the top 20 divorce attorneys in Houston and the surrounding metropolitan area, including Deer Park. The selection comes from Expertise, one of the ...
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Social Media and Divorces Just Don't Mix

Are you the type to take a photograph of your lunch every day and post it onto Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media apps? Maybe you saw some beauty in the composition of the plate? ...
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Managing the Holiday Season as an Adult Child of Divorce

When people think of divorced parents sharing children, the imagery of young children come to mind. What many do not consider is how a divorce can affect an adult, especially around the holiday times. ...
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Common Law Marriage: Oops did I accidentally get married?

Pasadena Texas Common Law Marriage Common Law Marriage: How to Keep From Accidentally Getting Married Common Law marriage, also known as an informal marriage, is a type of marriage between a man and a ...
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SMART PHONES: A Houston Divorce Lawyer's Best Friend

SMART PHONES: A Houston Divorce Lawyer's Best Friend I have been saying this for a while now. The technology age is wonderful! It is wonderful because of how easy technology makes our everyday ...
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How to Change a Child's Name

Changing a Child’s Name The Texas Family Code allows for a parent, a managing conservator, or a guardian to file a petition with a court to change a child’s name. The request for name ...
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Signs Your Spouse is Having an Affair

Signs your spouse is having an affair As a divorce lawyer for many years, I have seen it all in regards to the tell tale signs your spouse may be having an affair. In the days before social networks ...
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Houston Police Department Officer Accused of Bigamy

Houston Police Department Officer Accused of Bigamy I had a hard time deciding if I was going to blog about this story on my criminal law blog or on this family law blog. Family law won out because I ...
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Pasadena Divorce Lawyer Agrees: January is "Divorce Month."

Pasadena Texas Divorce Lawyer agrees that January does see an increase in divorce related lawsuit filings. In the business of representing people who are getting divorced, we often see ebbs and flows ...
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How Do I Calculate Child Support?

How do I calculate child support? Contact, Dennis M. Slate, a Houston area Child Support Lawyer today According to the Texas Family Code, there are three things the court must do in order to properly ...
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Paying Child Support for Someone Else's Child...?

Mistaken Paternity In 2011, the Texas Legislature amended Family Code section 161.005 to allow an adjudicated father who is paying child support for a child that is not biologically his, to file to ...
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Texas Holiday Visitation Schedules and Tips

Do You Need a Baytown Child Custody Lawyer ? The typical Texas Divorce Decree that deals with children will have a Standard Possession Order included in the order. The Standard Possession Order is a ...
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Welcome to our Family Law Blog

Welcome to our Family Law Blog, you can subscribe to our feed here. Here at the Dennis M. Slate, Attorney at Law, we offer a full range of family law and legal services including divorce, paternity, ...
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  • Board Certified in Texas Family Law

    Find out what it means to be Board Certified and how a family law specialist can protect your rights during your case.

    Learn About this Qualification
  • Always Focused on Your Best Interests

    Divorce does not have to be stressful. Our dedicated legal team has helped countless families achieve their goals quickly and favorably.

    Achieve a Peaceful Resolution
  • Ready to Help You Through the Process

    When it comes to family law matters, it is important that you have a seasoned attorney on your side. Contact us to learn more.

    Tell Us About Your Case

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