What is a Family Law Attorney?

Understanding and navigating the legal system is a vast and complex undertaking, which typically means that attorneys choose to specialize in one or two areas of law. You may have heard the term “family law” or “family law attorney” without understanding what...

Can a Parent Lose Custody of their Child in Texas?

Divorced or unmarried parents who are sharing custody of a child may worry that they will lose access to their child. Being unable to live with your child or make decisions regarding their future is many parents’ worst nightmare.  In Texas, it is possible for parents...

5 Things to Know About Child Support in Texas

A child support order is an agreement between parents who have children together regarding financial responsibility for their children. Texas has a system of courts that handle cases involving child custody, visitation, and child support. The state also provides free...

Benefits to Hiring a Mediator for your Divorce

If you are in the middle of a divorce or are considering getting a divorce, you may have heard of professional mediation services. A mediator is a neutral third party who can help you and your spouse negotiate complex or emotionally-charged issues related to your...

7 Warning Signs When Hiring an Attorney

If you are hiring a family law attorney for the first time, you may be intimidated by the process. How do you make sure you find a good lawyer? What are some red flags to watch out for? Lawyers and legal professionals may present themselves as experienced and good at...