Common Law (Informal) Marriage In Texas

There are many misconceptions when it comes to what is considered and what is not considered a common law marriage in the State of Texas. Typically, people believe that if a man and woman live together for an extended period of time, their union may translate into a common law marriage. However, common law marriage […]

Termination Of Parental Rights In Texas

The parent-child relationship is a special bond, however, circumstances may deem that the termination of parental rights may be in the best interest of a child. The legal process of relinquishing a parent’s rights to their child is not taken lightly and will only be ordered under legally defined circumstances. The State of Texas recognizes […]

Establishing a Father’s Paternity in the State of Texas

Whether you adopt, become a stepparent or you are the biological parent, fatherhood is a monumental experience in one’s life. If you are established as the father of a child, in the State of Texas, you are bestowed with all the rights and duties of a parent for that child. Typically, establishing paternity entails not […]

Grounds for a Divorce in Texas

A divorce can often be a difficult and unnerving experience for anyone involved. In addition to the emotional stress, understanding the legal process that dictates your divorce may appear daunting and confusing. If you or anyone you know is dealing with the issues of divorce in the State of Texas, contact the lawyers at our […]

Child Custody in Texas

The end of a tumultuous relationship or marriage can bring a unique set of difficulties when children are involved. If you and your ex- partner cannot come to a parenting agreement on your own or through mediation a Texas’ Judge will decide what is in the best interest of your child. Tensions may be especially […]

Property Distribution In Texas

The division of property during a divorce can be a difficult and emotionally draining task. Not only are you attempting to divide what may have taken years to accumulate but also the physical separation of your marriage property may prove to be a confusing financial endeavor. For instance, who gets the new shiny SUV or […]

Annulment In Texas

An annulment is categorically and legally different from a divorce. Although both terms appear to dissolve a marriage, a divorce only ends a marriage that was legally valid. Legally valid refers to a marriage that is recognized by the State of Texas. Therefore a marriage that is not recognized by the law will be viewed as […]

Alimony In Texas

The end of a marriage is never an easy event in one’s life and often finances become a main point of contention not only during the divorce but afterward as well. Particularly in the scenario, where one spouse earns a significantly larger income than the other spouse, alimony may be a vital aspect to one’s post-divorce […]

Will Remarriage Affect My Chances For Custody Of My Child?

A finalized divorce decree includes provisions for child custody agreed on at the time of the divorce. But many parents may wonder about how a change in circumstances down the road will affect the child custody provisions previously put in place.  Specifically, many parents may have questions about how a new marriage may impact child custody. […]

The Effects Of Divorce On Men And Women

Many people may assume that the only effect of a divorce is that two people cease to be married.  However, there are many psychological, emotional, and financial effects that both you and your former spouse may experience.  Because a significant amount of marriages end in divorce, it is useful to understand the different effects divorce can […]