Divorce & Family Law Articles
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What happens when the custodial parent withholds the children.
What happens when abuse allegations occur in a custody case.
What happens when you are locked out of your home by your spouse?
Most individuals ask this question when they make their initial consultation appointment with me. This is a great question since it will make the consultation much easier to explain to the client. I normally will respond with the follow:
Paternity is an extremely important factor when evaluating child support obligations in Arizona. More often than not, paternity is already known at the time child support is addressed in a family law proceeding.
If you are considering a Texas divorce, spousal maintenance (alimony) may be a significant issue in your divorce proceeding. Historically, Texas law imposed substantial limits on a court’s ability to make spousal maintenance orders, which were far more restrictive than many other states.
It is always easier on all parties if a child custody dispute can be settled amicably but I know that that is sometimes an unrealistic goal. Child custody disputes in Texas can be bitter and contentious after all, you are litigating over one of the most important things in your life—your children.
There are many reasons to consider reaching a settlement in your divorce or other Houston Divorce case rather than pursue the matter in court. While you should always consult a Houston Divorce Lawyer about your particular case before making a settlement decision here are some questions to ask first.
The question about who gets the engagement ring is often litigated. Like the War of the Ring in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, both of you seek that one ring and the fighting is fierce. Who gets it depends on what state you live in and how the breakup occurred.
When a parent wants to move, decisions concerning where the children will live and how visitation with the other parent will be arranged, must be made. If the move effects the current custody arrangement, a new custody and visitation order will be needed.