What To Expect When Your Divorce Goes to Trial

Most divorces are settled between the former spouses. But sometimes, irreconcilable differences come up around complicated matters of property or custody. If your spouse is acting in bad faith and your case just won’t settle, despite all your best efforts, then...

Legal Options in a Domestic Violence Situation

Domestic Violence, also known as family violence, is relatively common in Texas. According to the Texas Council on Family Violence, about 1 in 3 Texans will become the victim of domestic violence at some point in their life. While many people associate domestic...

What Child Support Covers in Texas

Child support is court-ordered payment, typically due twice a month, that a non-custodial parent pays to support their child or children. In Texas, the court will determine the amount of child support due based on a formula. The parent with primary custody (or custody...

Navigating Child Custody in Texas

One of the hardest and most stressful parts of going through a divorce is working out a child custody arrangement. This agreement will impact your relationship with your children, and their future—here are some suggestions for how to navigate the process. How does...

Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce

You did your best, but in spite of your attempts to work things out, you and your spouse are getting divorced. It’s a scary time: are you going to need to go to court? Get lawyers? Spend a lot of money? Not necessarily. Sometimes, you can settle things out of court by...

My Spouse Filed for Divorce. Now What?

If your spouse filed for divorce, it’s important to know what steps to take. It’s also important to know what you should do before filing an answer to a divorce petition. Here is some important information on how divorce works in Austin, Texas! Sometimes...

Types of Child Custody in Texas

If you and your co-parent do not live together, you will likely need to come to some sort of arrangement to determine where your child or children live and how much time they spend with each parent. In Texas, this issue falls under two legal categories:...

5 Things to Know About Divorce in Texas

Divorce is rarely easy, but the process can be simpler and less painful if you do your research ahead of time and know what to expert. State laws vary when it comes to divorce and legal separation. It is important to be aware of state regulations as you get ready to...

What Happens When Co-Parents Disagree About Medical Care?

Your child’s medical care is critically important to their health and well-being, and as a parent, you likely have strong feelings about when and how they receive the care they need. If you and your co-parent are no longer a couple but share custody of your child or...

Know Your Legal Rights in a Domestic Violence Situation

Domestic violence can include physical, psychological, emotional, sexual, or financial abuse from a family member, spouse, or significant other. In 2018, Texas had more than 212,000 victims of domestic violence and the state accounts for 10 percent of the country’s...