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Fun Things to Do With Kids During Christmas Visitation

The best thing about Christmas vacation is that it can allow some treasured time with your kids. But you don't have to bankrupt yourself to have a valuable time. There are plenty of opportunities for good, clean family fun right in your own backyard-things that are little off-the-beaten track, but reasonably priced and in the McKinney vicinity.

Texas Has No Obligation To Provide Insurance To Same-Sex Spouses

If you thought federal same-sex marriage rights gave all same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples-- think again. In June the Texas Supreme Court decided to hear a case challenging the city of Houston's decision to grant same-sex spouses of city employees the same insurance benefits it allowed heterosexual couples. The Texas Supreme Court ruled that same sex couples' right to marry did not automatically mean the same-sex spouse of the government employee would have access to state-sponsored health insurance. Houston appealed the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court, which declined to hear the case.

Divorce Texas: Alcohol Dependency Treatment In McKinney, Texas

Woman-tasting-wine-Small.jpegDivorce in Texas is always awful. When a spouse is struggling with alcohol addiction, things are worse.  Alcohol abuse can be used as a factor in determining spousal support and the division of marital property. Parents who abuse alcohol can be ordered to limit their interaction with children to supervised visits: They may even lose the ability to see children. Courts can order divorcing parents to have drug tests and alcoholism assessment and education programs.

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