February 23, 2024 In Estate Planning, Family Law and Divorce

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…

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February 22, 2024 In Estate Planning, Family Law and Divorce

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. …

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February 12, 2024 In Estate Planning, Family Law and Divorce

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Do I really need to file an answer in a divorce case?

  Short answer: Yes, absolutely! Let’s assume you’ve just been served with divorce papers.  So you call your wife and you ask her why she filed for divorce.  In her answer, she tells you it’s…

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Common Divorce Mistakes to Avoid: Protecting Your Interests & Your Future

Divorce can be a challenging and emotional process. It’s essential to approach it with a clear mind and a well-thought-out plan. Unfortunately, many people make mistakes during this process that can have long-term consequences. In…

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Understanding no-fault divorce in Texas

When you decided to marry your spouse, you probably planned for a life-long marriage. Even if you are heading for a divorce, you may not feel animosity toward your spouse. Fortunately, Texas law does not require…

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Tips for managing your budget during a divorce

Going through a divorce can cause serious money issues. Before the Texas court finalizes your case, you already begin the process of separating your finances from your soon-to-be-ex-spouse’s finances. This can create some uncomfortable money…

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