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Knowledge (About Divorce) is Power

Thinking About Divorce? Statistics indicate that nearly half of all couples will divorce.   Whether the statistics are accurate or not, a number of people make a decision to end their marriage every day.  Tune into our site during the next few weeks for useful information for negotiating your way through, from filing to final decree.  [..]

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Divorce Tips for Valentine’s Day

BE MY VALENTINE?  NOT! Divorce + Valentine’s Day = Tough (These Strategies Really Work!) Valentine’s Day looms large in February.  Ads for flowers, jewelry, chocolates abound.  Hearts are everywhere.  For those going through Divorce, this is a really tough time of year.  What can you do about it?  Volunteer.  Sign up to read to kids, [..]

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Stepparent Adoption . . . Blending Your Family

This week’s topic, stepparent adoptions, is particularly special to us.  Bob and Syd Leonard personally experience the joys (and challenges) of blended families.  We have chosen stepparent adoption for two of our children and one of our daughters chose stepparent adoption for her son.  November is both National Adoption Month and Thanksgiving.  Our family will be [..]

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Grandparents Make “Grand Parents”

Helping Grandparents Help their Families . . . Grandparents’ Rights in Adoption As a grandparent, you want the best for your grandchildren.  If your children are unable to raise your grandchildren, what are your grandparents’ rights when it comes to adoption?  Today in Texas, there are over a half-million grandparents raising their grandchildren.  Most grandparents [..]

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Foster Adoption for Forever Families

Foster Care – Service for children who are unable to live with their parent or guardian for some temporary length of time.  (In Texas, this service is refers specifically to children under the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services’ legal responsibility. Foster Adoption – Adoption of a child in the foster care system after it is [..]

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