How Much Will my Divorce Cost?

A common question many people have when facing a divorce or custody case is “how much will it cost?”. The horror stories of contentious, expensive divorces can be intimidating, especially to those unfamiliar with the process. The short answer to the question of how...

Factors that Can Affect Child Support Payments

Child support is an ongoing, periodic payment made by a non-custodial parent following the end of a marriage or other relationship. These payments help financially provide for that parent’s child or children and ensure their basic needs are met. Typically, child...

How to Avoid an Expensive Divorce

How to Avoid an Expensive Divorce To say divorce can be stressful is an understatement. For many individuals, it is one of the most challenging experiences of their lives, and can be made even more so if the divorce process ends up costing a lot more money than...

How is Child Support Calculated?

Whether you are a parent who is paying child support or a parent who is receiving child support, you may have questions about how the payments are calculated and how much is owed. Child support is an ongoing, periodic payment made by a non-custodial parent following...

Legal Options if Your Child is in Danger with Co-Parent

It can be terrifying to realize that you or your child is in danger as a result of threats made or actions taken by a co-parent. In some cases, such as when a co-parent threatens to take a child or children from the home, the other parent should take immediate action...

What to Do if a Co-Parent Threatens to Take a Child

Navigating divorce and custody cases can be stressful and challenging. Unfortunately, in some instances, the strain is magnified when a co-parent threatens to take a child or children from the home. Such situations can leave the other parent feeling overwhelmed,...

How to Collect Overdue Child Support

Consistent child support payments are important not just for the parent receiving the payments, but for the health and well being of the child or children. Missed child support payments can seriously impact the life of a child and it is important to make sure overdue...

5 Things to Consider Regarding Child Custody Visitation

When navigating divorce and child custody, one of the trickiest challenges is dividing the time a child or children spend with each parent. The Texas Family Code provides a standard, called a Standard Possession Order, to make this process easier and many courts...

What is a Standard Possession Order?

When determining visitation for the children of divorced or separated parents, the court’s first consideration is the well-being of the child. The Texas Family Code requires visitation schedules to provide a stable and consistent experience for the child and limit...

5 Things to Know about Residency Restriction in a Child Custody Case

One of the biggest questions to answer when navigating a divorce or child custody case is “where will my child or children live?”. Residency restriction orders dictate where a child or children are allowed to live geographically, and allow both parents to have...