March 6, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

Changing your address or contact information while your case is on-going

These days, almost all courts in Texas file and deliver documents electronically.  This is why it’s important for the court to have your current contact information.  If, for example, you change you address, phone number,…

February 28, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

Understanding the UCCJEA – Why does some other state besides Texas get to decide custody of my children?

A BRIEF HISTORY Starting in the 1970’s, divorce and custody cases began to dramatically rise across the country.  While there are a variety of reasons for this increase in custody cases, the increasing volume of…

February 27, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

Relocating Children out of the State of Texas

Can I relocate my children out of Texas? Depending on your situation, there are several different answers that can apply.  Given the infinite nature of factual scenarios, I’ll discuss a few of them that are…

February 27, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

Is your spouse hiding assets in crypto?

Do you think your spouse is hiding assets in a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin? First off, you are not alone.  This is a common complaint about spouses when getting a divorce.  Usually, it’s the husband who…

February 23, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

Getting a Legal Separation in Texas

Legal Separation in Texas   Legal separation is when two parties remain technically married but live separate lives financially.  In some community property states, like Washington State, legal separation is a common means for parties…

February 22, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

How is a divorce case started?

In Texas, a divorce case is started by a spouse filing a Petition for Divorce (“Divorce Petition”).  Depending on the county, the cost of just filing a divorce petition can run from $350 to $400. …

February 12, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

Protecting Your Rights: How to Handle Child Custody Disputes

Navigating child custody disputes can be emotionally challenging and legally complex. Understanding your rights and options is crucial for protecting your interests and ensuring the well-being of your children. In this post, we’ll explore key…

February 6, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

What is a Family Law Attorney?

Family law is a legal practice area that focuses on issues involving family relationships, such as adoption, divorce, and child custody, among others. Attorneys practicing family law can represent clients in family court proceedings or…

January 31, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

Choosing the Right Family Law Attorney: A Comprehensive Guide

Selecting the right family law attorney is a critical decision that can significantly impact your life and your loved ones. The right attorney can guide you through complex legal processes with compassion and expertise. This…

January 25, 2024 In Bankruptcy, Estate Planning

Red Flags in Choosing a Divorce Attorney

Choosing the right divorce attorney is crucial in navigating the complexities of divorce proceedings. However, there are certain red flags you should be aware of that could indicate an attorney might not be the right…