How to Hire a Lawyer for Your Child Custody Case

Millions of families across the United States are navigating child custody arrangements, either because the parents are unmarried or were previously married and went through a divorce.  The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that about 30 percent of children live primarily...

What is Divorce Mediation and Do I Need It?

In movies and television, divorce is often depicted as an expensive and emotionally draining court battle where both parties try to take each other for everything they have. While divorce is often a challenging experience, the divorce process can also be relatively...

What Happens if the Other Parent Isn’t Paying Child Support?

If you are not in a relationship with the parent of your child and you have sole or primary custody, then you are entitled to child support payments from your co-parent. Child support is court-ordered payment, typically due twice a month, that a non-custodial parent...

How Residency Restriction Affects Child Custody in Texas

Following the divorce or separation of a couple with children, a primary concern is typically where the children will live and how often each parent will get to see them. To prevent one parent from moving out of town or out of state with the child or children, many...

How to Keep Divorce Costs Low

In movies and television, divorce is often portrayed as a contentious and prolonged court battle that racks up extravagant legal fees. While some complex divorce cases can last for months or even years, many can be settled relatively quickly and without enormous...