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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mediation is a method recommended by many divorce lawyers when it appears that two parties involved in a divorce could work out their important agreements without a judge having to make important choices for them.
It is a widely used divorce court alternative that can be very successful, at least […]
For those just starting the process, getting a divorce can be stressful and, as many divorce lawyers have noted, confusing to those going through it.
The process is actually not that difficult with the help of experienced divorce help attorneys to offer guidance; however, it is a good idea to […]
The first question is fairly simple to answer as every divorce goes through the same process until the divorce decree is signed.
The answer to […]
Divorcing is a life event that can get very emotional, as any divorce attorney can tell you.
Yet as normal as having strong emotions during a divorce may be, they represent only one part of the divorce equation.
Divorce lawyers recognize that there are two separate components to a divorce: […]
In these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting business remotely has become a priority for many businesses including family law firms.
Fortunately for our clients, all of us at Schreier & Housewirth have fully embraced the idea of practicing remotely, as we’ve already employed many cloud-based, remote solutions for […]