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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer in Texas

While divorcing parties aren’t required to hire a lawyer in Texas, it is a wise idea for those undergoing a contested divorce or one involving children or large assets. An attorney can help you understand court documents, divide property, negotiate child custody and...

How To Renegotiate Child Support in Texas

Change is the only constant in life. You may get fired. You may get a raise. You may have more children, or get sick. Luckily, there are ways to accommodate those changes when it comes to child support. Here’s how to renegotiate the amount you or your co-parent pay...

Texas Divorce By The Numbers

Divorce is a personal matter. But if you’re going through a separation in Texas, you certainly aren’t alone. Here’s a rundown of divorce trends in the United States, and how Texas compares. The divorce rate per 1000 married women in the United States is 16.9. In...