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 […]
If you’re paying child support under an existing Texas court order, you know these orders are strictly enforced and constantly monitored for violations by the Office of the Texas Attorney General and other local reporting agencies.
Texas doesn’t have a debtor’s prison, but you can go to jail if you […]
It is such an understatement to say that these are truly unprecedented times, yet here we are as a society, dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and how it’s changed life for millions including one particular group – the innocent victims of child abuse.
Strange and somewhat deceiving […]
Suddenly, the most routine events in our lives have become a challenge with every move requiring a risk-assessment.
If you share custody with another conservator under a Texas court order, you may have questions about the interplay between State and local emergency orders and your current child custody possession orders.
The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed life for many, creating new challenges for daily existence.
Stay-at-home orders, changes to work and childcare schedules, and other unanticipated changes have been especially challenging for those dealing with divorce or the potential for one.
Whether your divorce is in process or you just […]
The new, novel coronavirus has changed our world in some significant ways lately, leaving many professionals including divorce lawyers in search of new, novel ways to serve their clients.
Divorce mediation has always been a preferred negotiation method used by lawyers to help their clients avoid having to take their […]
As if the COVID-19 pandemic were not causing enough chaos in America due to the numbers falling ill and the way shutdowns are affecting millions of families, divorce attorneys are seeing another ugly trend – a dramatic increase in domestic violence and child abuse.
With families confined together for so long […]
If you’re like a lot of people, outlining your estate distribution with a small estate planning lawyer is one of those things that you know you need to do yet keep putting off until later because it doesn’t really seem that pressing.
Maybe you’re in good health or not too […]
Though dying is an eventuality that we will all face, most of us are not thinking about it every day.
Small estate lawyers all over Texas see proof of this in the number of people who continually put off drawing up a will, living each day unprepared for what could […]
Nothing like a pandemic to shine new light on an old phrase “Touch-Free” that is common lingo in the car wash world – but not so much at courthouses.
It turns out car washes were ahead of the curve and suddenly their friction-less model is the new blueprint for our […]
It’s time for a little shop talk about the business of divorce and how we lawyers sell ourselves to potential clients.
Believe it or not, there was a time when lawyers were prohibited from advertising their services.
Of course, lawyers being lawyers, successfully argued to the United States Supreme Court […]