Custody Law

A Guide to Child Support in Texas

A Guide to Child Support in Texas Child Support is money that one parent pays to the other parent to help support his or her child. In the majority of cases, one parent will have the child the majority of the time. In those cases, the parent who has the child the lesser amount of…

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Social Media and Divorce — The Impact on Family Law Cases

Let’s discuss social media and divorce, and how what you post online can affect the outcome of family law cases in Texas. In today’s society, communication and self-expression have become increasingly simple thanks to the widespread use of social media. With various forms of social media and electronic messaging becoming a fixture in the daily…

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After-Divorce Checklist

Divorce Checklist: Still More to Do Going through a divorce is a stressful time in anyone’s life.  When the judge pronounces, “You are divorced,” there’s the immediate reaction of relief and a sense of finality. For some people, when they leave the Court, it is final. However, for many others, there is still a lot…

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Moving Out of the Marital Home During a Divorce

The Marital Home — Should You Stay or Should You Go? Your marital home is often a place of comfort and refuge, a place where memories have been made, a thing with which you are emotionally connected. So, when a couple decides that a divorce is necessary, it is often extremely difficult to determine whether…

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Preparing for an Initial Consult in a (Texas) Divorce

Texas Divorce — Initial Consultation Preparing for an initial consultation with an attorney about a pending divorce, in Texas or in any state, can be very stressful. Most consultations are about one hour, so that means you have limited time to share all of the information that you feel is pertinent to your divorce. This…

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The Costs of Divorce: Time and Money

There are two questions that are almost always asked by a potential client during an initial consult for divorce: “How long will the entirety of the divorce process take?” and “How much will this cost me in the end?”. Answering these questions can be challenging for an attorney as attorneys can never truly be certain…

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Father’s Rights – Trends in Child Custody

There are numerous attorneys, law firms, and organizations that hold themselves out as advocates for father’s rights.  But what are the father’s rights in a child custody case? Father’s Rights — Rights Regardless of Gender By the letter of the law, fathers have equal rights as it pertains to care, custody, and possession of their children.…

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