Category: Divorce

Texas Family Law Changes September 2018

How Will The Texas Family Law Changes Affect Your Child Support? Dental Insurance Required. Effective September 2018! Texas Family Law Change: dental insurance coverage is a must according to the Texas Legislature.  In 2015, the state amended the child support section of the Family Code with new law requiring dental insurance to be part of the [..]

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Final Divorce: Do I Have One?

Final Divorce 30 Days After Final Hearing  I frequently hear people say that they went to their divorce hearing and the divorce is now “final.” Not True.  In Texas, all lawsuits,  even divorces, are not final when the judge enters the order. They remain open for a period of 30 days. During that thirty days, either [..]

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Custody FAQ’s

Do I Have Joint or Sole Custody?  What Does that Mean? Joint Custody = Parents share rights and duties with respect to the children.  In this instance, both parents made decisions about medical, educational and other issues.  Typically, one parent will have the right to designate the residence of the child; this person is referred [..]

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Legal Terms Glossary: Understanding “Legalese” in Family Law

Legal Terms Glossary to Help You Understand Your Family Law Attorney Legal Terms are Confusing Legal Terms can be really confusing.  Most professions have jargon used only in their profession.  Most other groups have some of their own language.  But, we can all agree that attorneys are the worst! Legal Terms Cause Miscommunication Attorneys have [..]

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Children and Child Custody: Preparing for a Successful Divorce Part Two

Preparing for a Successful Divorce:  Children and Child Custody; Knowledge is Power Children and child custody may be your first though when considering divorce.  It may be something you have pondered for awhile or it may be that an event has caused an immediate breakdown of your marriage.  You may have been unexpectedly served with divorce [..]

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Divorce Finances: Preparing for a Successful Divorce Part One

Divorce Finances:  Knowledge is Power Divorce is never simple, but preparing for a successful divorce gives you the winning edge. The more solid documentation you have, the better your strategy will be. Your divorce may be something you have thought about for awhile or it may be that an event has caused an immediate breakdown of [..]

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