Every Texas divorce follows these steps from start to finish: Petition for Divorce — this is the document that opens your case at the courthouse. The legal document ranges from two to 20 pages in length, depending on the circumstances. Every petition will include the basics such as names of the parties and children, dates of […]
When people with kids remarry after a previous divorce, family law attorneys strongly recommend writing up a prenuptial agreement.
While it is recognized that prenups are a good idea in many other circumstances, in order to assure that your estate is properly handled with respect to your children from a […]
The Texas Family court and child custody lawyers within the state do everything in their power to resolve custody issues in ways that are in the best interest of the children, first and foremost.
Generally speaking, this means child custody negotiations conclude with multiple children kept together under the conservatorship […]
Social media has changed the world in many ways, a means of communications that is used to share our lives with family and friends.
What divorce attorneys now know is that as beneficial as social media can be, it can also work against those seeking a divorce.
If planning to […]
Getting a visit from Child Protective Services looking to do a CPS investigation is a very serious issue, one that most parents are surprised by when it happens to them.
The fact is, it happens more than you might think it does and for all kinds of reasons.
As experienced […]
As hard as child custody attorneys and the Texas family court try to create the fairest outcome in custody cases so that co-parenting is possible, sometimes things do not turn out the way everyone would like.
While parents always do have the ability to go back to court for modifications […]
A Father Fights to Modify a Prior Custody Order to Give His Son A Better Future
It was a normal Wednesday as Drew waited in the carpool line to gather up Dean, his six-year-old son.
Drew and Lana had divorced two years ago and had agreed to a joint conservatorship […]
Do you paint with a broad brush or are you a stickler for the details?
Each of us falls somewhere on the decision-making spectrum and it affects our approach to many of life’s big decisions – like divorce.
It is All In the Decision-Making Details
That detail, including choosing the […]
Case Study in Family Law: How I helped one family respond to a CPS investigation
I’ll call them Rob and Jenn to respect their privacy.
They owned a successful small business and were the parents of two children, Jason 15 and Emily 13.
A Crisis Already Existed
Mom and dad […]
Finding a family law firm that fits the your needs takes research and interviewing to find one experienced and […]
An accusation of child neglect or abuse is a very serious thing, as the Texas Department of Family and Child Protective Services is required to investigate any such complaint.
Family law attorneys warn that the entire process can be extremely invasive and potentially detrimental for families who are unprepared for […]