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...

Who Gets What in a Divorce?

The divorce process can be messy and challenging, but it can also be smooth and seamless. There are many factors that affect how quickly a divorce is processed, how much it costs, and what kind of emotional toll it takes on the divorcing couple. One of the biggest...

What Happens to Shared Property During a Divorce

Navigating a divorce can be a challenge—even when the divorce is amicable and both parties are in agreement about the terms. When couples divorce there are understandably many questions about the division of assets and property, such as “Who will get the house?” and...

Who Gets Child Custody in a Divorce in Texas

Parents who are going through a divorce often have one big question on their minds: who will get custody of the children?  As per the child custody laws in Texas, courts are required to make child custody decisions in the best interest of the child or children. That...

What Happens When Your Spouse Doesn’t Want a Divorce

Every divorce case is different. Some divorces come as a sudden shock to one of the spouses, while other divorces have been expected or planned for some time. Divorce is a complex legal process involving a detailed investigation and analysis of each spouse’s behavior...

What To Do If You Aren’t Receiving Child Support in Texas

Consistent child support payments are not only important for the parent receiving the payments, but they are also crucial for the health and wellbeing of the child. Child support payments help ensure a child’s basic needs are met, and missed payments can seriously...

5 Things You Should Know About Determining Parentage

Something that can lead to a lot of headache and heartache for parents of young children is the issue of parentage. When it is unclear who is the biological father of a child, or when parentage is called into question, genetic testing and other processes are often...

Can I Request Genetic Testing in Texas?

One issue that sometimes arises in family law cases—such as divorce or child custody—is the issue of parentage. In some instances, a mother or father may call parentage into question and want to confirm the biological father of a child. If this question has emerged in...