Child Support Enforcement in Texas A number of Texas parents are delinquent on their child support and the state has ways of enforcing payments. When parents decide to file for divorce, children involved in the separation are often forced to go through a financial and emotional transition. In order to minimize the dramatic financial changes…

Basic Outline for Completing an Uncontested Divorce 1. File an Original Petition for Divorce in the proper county. Generally speaking, the proper county is the county you or the other party (Respondent) have resided in for at least 90 days prior to filing for divorce, assuming you have been a resident of the State of…

When hiring a divorce lawyer, here are a few things you should look for: 1. Experience – Look for an attorney who dedicates their practice to divorces, child custody, or general family law. A lawyer who spends all their time on one subject typically is more knowledgeable than an attorney who practices many different areas…

Can I Relocate From Texas To Another State With My Kids? First and foremost, if your spouse is agreeable to you relocating to another state with your kids, then you will be free to do. The divorce decree would have to specify that you are the conservator with the exclusive right to determine the primary…

Child custody issues impact many families, but many parents may not understand how Texas courts make child custody decisions. Courts may evaluate each parent’s capacity to care for the child under the circumstances, but the focus of their decision isn’t on the parents so much as on the child. In general, child custody decisions are…

What it Takes to Get a New Trial Granted After a Default Judgment is Entered. You have been served with a petition for divorce and it states you have to file an answer by 10:00 a.m. on the Monday next after the expiration of 20 days. However, you have been working things out with your…

INTRODUCTION TO VISITATION RIGHTS IN TEXAS After a child’s conservators have been appointed, those conservators must be allocated visitation rights with the child. The Texas Family Code provides for a standard possession order that allocates visitation rights between the two conservators. For children three years of age and older, a standard possession order is presumed…

9 Documents that need Changing After Divorce With the elation that you have a final divorce decree and you no longer have to go to court or deal with that dastardly lawyer anymore, many people will go on about their business. In reality, there are some “post-game” tasks that need to be dealt with and…

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Embed Supreme Court: Gay Couples Have Right to Marry 10:31 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of an Alabama woman who sought legal custody after splitting up with her same-sex partner. The case required the court to interpret the Constitution’s dictate that every state must give “full faith and…

Addressing Issues for Same-Sex Divorces in Texas The Supreme Court decision authorized Same-Sex Marriage for all citizens in the United States. Same-sex couples who married earlier in another state that allows same-sex marriage and who are now Texas citizens may seek a divorce. The State of Texas now may modify divorce jurisdiction over a same-sex…

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