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.

How to Choose a Lawyer for Your Child Custody Case

How to Choose a Lawyer for Your Child Custody Case

In a child custody case, a family law attorney can help you negotiate with your co-parent, meet legal requirements, and present your case to the court. In some cases, such as instances of emotional or physical threat to the child, a lawyer can also help you file for...

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How Courts Decide Custody in Texas

How Courts Decide Custody in Texas

One of the most challenging aspects of navigating co-parenting with the mother or father of your child when you are no longer together is working out a child custody arrangement. Child custody and visitation agreements don't just affect a parent's ability to make...

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How to File for Divorce in Texas

How to File for Divorce in Texas

Considering filing for divorce in Texas? The cost and complexity of getting divorced in the Lone Star State can vary widely based on several factors, including the number and type of assets involved, whether there are children in the picture, and whether the divorce...

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7 Things to Know About Child Custody Laws in Texas

7 Things to Know About Child Custody Laws in Texas

When divorces happen in families with children, it’s natural to have questions. Who will end up taking care of the children? How often can you see them? Do the children have any say in the matter? How will the parent child relationship be affected? Here’s an overview...

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How to Get a Marriage Annulment

How to Get a Marriage Annulment

In certain cases, individuals who no longer wish to be married can get their marriage annulled instead of filing for divorce. An annulment is a type of lawsuit where a judge rules a marriage is invalid for reasons at the beginning of a marriage. These reasons can...

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5 Things to Know About Conservatorship in Texas

5 Things to Know About Conservatorship in Texas

Child custody is an extremely important issue that can have a significant impact on the well-being of a child or children. In Texas, child custody is referred to legally as “conservatorship.” While this term has received a lot of attention in high profile cases like...

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What You Need to Know About Annulment in Texas

What You Need to Know About Annulment in Texas

There are many reasons why individuals may decide not to move forward in a marriage. Feelings and circumstances change, and sometimes two parties realize they should not have gotten married in the first place. But you don’t always need to go through the process of...

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What to Know About Divorce in Texas

What to Know About Divorce in Texas

If you were served divorce papers or are thinking about filing for divorce in Texas, there are many factors to consider. Divorce proceedings can be relatively quick and affordable, or they can drag on for months and become very costly. The mutuality of the divorce,...

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How Custody Agreements Affect the Holidays

How Custody Agreements Affect the Holidays

With holidays coming up, it’s natural for divorced parents with split custody to wonder about how to handle them—and whether they can bring the kids along. Texas child custody laws can be confusing: Here’s what you need to know about how to handle holiday travel after...

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How Custody Agreements Affect Travel

How Custody Agreements Affect Travel

If you share custody of your child or children with a co-parent, you may be wondering how travel will affect your parenting agreement and whether you will be able to travel outside the state with your children. Here is a general overview of Texas law as it relates to...

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