Help, I'm Not Being Paid my Child Support!

What Legal Remedies Available for the Non-Payment of Child Support? If the obligor (parent who is ordered to pay child support) is not paying, you may need to file an Enforcement. There can be serious repercussions for not paying child support, the m… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

The Power of Realistic Expectations in Divorce

A Guide to a Smooth Transition During Your Divorce Divorce is a life-altering event that comes with emotional, financial, and legal challenges. When entering this challenging journey, it’s crucial to manage expectations wisely. Unrealistic expe… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

What Happens If my Ex-Spouse Violates our Divorce Decree?

Can I do Anything if My Ex-Spouse Violates our Divorce Decree? Court orders in divorce cases are legally binding and outline specific responsibilities and obligations for both parties involved. When an ex-spouse violates a court order in Texas, it ca… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Understanding Nesting Possession Schedules in Texas Co-Parenting

What is Nesting and Will it Work for and My Co-Parent? In the realm of co-parenting, ensuring the well-being and stability of the children involved is a paramount concern. Various custody arrangements are designed to meet this goal, including the con… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

What Can a Jury Decide in a Texas Divorce?

Jury trials for divorces are not as common as in criminal matters. There are limitations to what a jury can decide, which limits why someone may not choose a jury trial. What can a jury decide regarding property? If the property at issue is community… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Updates to Child Support Laws in 2023

What are the new laws regarding child support in 2023? Starting September 1, 2023, child support should be somewhat easier to collect, thanks to Senate Bill 869. The new law incorporates changes requested by the Office of the Attorney General of the… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Mediation or Final Trial?

Which Option is Right for Me – Mediation or Final Trial? If you find yourself in a contested family law case, your attorney will likely discuss with you the pros and cons of mediation over going to court. Firstly, many counties in Texas require… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

What's New in Family Law After the 88th Texas Legislative Session?

What Changes in Law Should I be Aware of Come September 1, 2023? Every two years, the Texas Legislatures meet and decide on new legislation. Here are a few snapshots on what will happen come September 1, 2023. SB 870 Child Support Judges will have a… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Do the Court's Consider Gender When Awarding Custody to Parents?

Is it True That Mother’s Get Primary Custody of Children in a Divorce? It is no longer accurate to say that mothers are predominantly awarded primary custody instead of father’s during a divorce. The court’s primary consideration in child c… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Spousal Maintenance in Texas

Can I be Awarded Spousal Maintenance in a Divorce? In Texas, what other states refer to as alimony, we refer to as spousal maintenance. It is typically only awarded under very specific circumstances. To be eligible for spousal maintenance, the court… Read More
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