Austin Family Law Blog

Check out some of our blogs from expert family law attorney, Raul Sandoval, Jr on child support and divorce. Mr. Sandoval aims to help you as much as possible with your legal needs in Williamson County, Hays County, Travis County and Austin, Texas.

7 Warning Signs When Hiring an Attorney

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...

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5 Things to Consider When Getting a Divorce

5 Things to Consider When Getting a Divorce

Divorce is an emotional experience. But there are ways to prepare yourself for the inevitable stress. If you and your spouse have determined that it is time for your marriage to come to an end, there are a number of things you should consider as you move forward with...

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Why Do I Need a Family Law Attorney?

Why Do I Need a Family Law Attorney?

When you are going through a divorce or family law case such as child custody, you may feel like you don't know what to do next. You may be wondering if you should hire an attorney. Here’s Why You Need One. If you are facing a family law issue such as a divorce, child...

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Do I Need a Lawyer for a Paternity Case?

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Paternity Case?

There are many situations in which a parent of a child may want to initiate a paternity suit. In a paternity case, a court will evaluate evidence, such as DNA evidence, to determine a child’s legal father. In Texas, any parent or presumed parent of the child can begin...

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Factors that affect divorce cost in Texas

Factors that affect divorce cost in Texas

The cost of a divorce in Texas depends on a number of factors, including whether the divorce is contested and how large or complex the shared assets are. At Sandoval Family Law, we have been able to finalize divorce cases for less than $2,500. However, in scenarios...

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Tips for Creating a Good Cohabitation Agreement

Tips for Creating a Good Cohabitation Agreement

A cohabitation agreement is a legal agreement that an unmarried couple can make to help protect their individual assets as well as their rights as a couple. The number of married couples in the U.S. has declined while the share of unmarried couples has risen in recent...

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5 Things to Know about Paying Alimony in Texas

5 Things to Know about Paying Alimony in Texas

If you are in the process of getting divorced, one question that might arise regards paying alimony. In Texas, alimony is known as “spousal maintenance” and it is allowed in several different situations. This spousal maintenance is a court ordered payment that one...

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Can I Request More Child Support in Texas?

Can I Request More Child Support in Texas?

If you have sole or primary custody (called conservatorship in Texas) over your child or children, you have the right to child support payments from your co-parent. Child support is a periodic, ongoing payment that one parent makes to another following the end of a...

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How to Hire a Lawyer for Your Child Custody Case

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...

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