Blog Posts in November, 2016

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Child Custody Basics in Texas

I often have potential clients that come into my office wanting “custody.” Custody is a term that means different things to different people. In my experience, child custody matters can be ...
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When Can a Minor Child Weigh in on Custody Decisions in Texas?

I often have a parent ask me if, “If their 12-year-old child can decide which parent they live with?” This is one of the biggest myths in Texas child custody law. In some states, the minor ...
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Dividing Property in a Texas Divorce - The Just and Right Division

Before a couple can get a divorce in Texas, one thing that must be resolved is the division of their property and debts. There are multiple steps that must occur during such a division including: The ...
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Harris County, Texas Family Law Court - 308TH Judicial District Local Rules

As a Houston, Texas divorce and family law attorney I have had the opportunity to help service members through divorce and family law cases. In order to do this, it is important to not only be aware ...
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Harris County, Texas Family Law Court - 257TH Judicial District Local Rules

As a Houston, Texas divorce and family law attorney I have had the opportunity to help service members through divorce and family law cases. In order to do this, it is important to not only be aware ...
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Texas Divorce and the Right of First Refusal

Potential divorcing parents that come to see me often ask about get a “right of first refusal.” It often seems like a good idea to them. It has been my experience that in practice for many ...
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Rule 11 Agreements in a Texas Divorce

Rule 11 agreements are often used in family law and cases. I have had clients and potential clients ask me about what a Rule 11 agreement is and what they are used for. Many lawyers use Rule 11 ...
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What does a Default Judgment Mean in a Texas Divorce?

Many times the reason people end up in my office is because they are concerned because their spouse has sued them for divorce, and the paperwork is talking about a default judgment. They ask what is a ...
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What does Insupportability or No-Fault in a Texas Divorce Mean?

Potential clients who come to see us who have been served with divorce paperwork often ask us “what is “insupportabilty?” Insupportability Under the Texas Family Code The Texas ...
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Grandparent Visitation Rights in Texas?

An attorney in our office recently settled a case where two grandparents were seeking court approved and mandated visitation with their two grandchildren. The circumstances for these folks were tragic ...
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Should I tell my spouse to move out of the home during a divorce?

Last week a prospective client walked into our office and asked for some advice regarding the divorce process. She had made up her mind that it was time to file for divorce against her husband but was ...
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Why is Separate Property Important and How to Keep it Separate in a Texas Divorce?

Property and Debts The issue of how to divided property and debts is one of the main issues that must be resolved in any Texas divorce proceeding. Marriage creates three independent property estates: ...
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When is, Cheating Considered Adultery in a Texas Divorce?

What is adultery in Texas? Under Texas Family Code section 6.003 adultery is a legal term in Texas that means the voluntary sexual intercourse of a married person with one not the spouse. Burden of ...
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Emancipation of a Minor Child in Texas

When I was a teenager, I was barely able to boil water and couldn't do laundry. However, there are circumstances where teenagers are able to live separately from their parents. Starting at the age ...
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Voluntarily Relinquishing Your Parental Rights in Texas

I periodically consult with a potential client who ask about terminating their own parental rights. Why would a parent want to relinquish their parental rights? In this case as in it came come down to ...
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The Divorce Temporary Orders Guide

What occurs between filing and finalizing a divorce case in Texas? One of the biggest concerns spouses have after filing for divorce is, “What happens now?” It is vital for you to fully ...
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Common Law Marriage and Texas Divorce Guide

In Texas, many people are aware that Texas recognizes common-law marriage. However, not everyone that I meet with is aware of what it takes to meet the Texas statutory requirements of being common law ...
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How Much Will My Texas Divorce Cost?

One of the most popular if not the most popular questions asked in my consults is “how much is my divorce going to cost me?” I have thought about writing a blog article on this topic for a ...
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How to pick a mediator: Introducing Our Guest Blogger - Fran Brochstein

It’s our delight to introduce a guest blogger, Fran Brochstein of Fran Brochstein, LLC. Fran Brochstein has been license as an attorney in the State of Texas for over 20 years. Fran Brochstein ...
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15 Quick Tips Regarding Filing for Divorce in Texas

The next step after hiring a divorce lawyer, is to initiate a divorce in Texas by filing for divorce. A Texas divorce filings often includes the following two documents: An Original Petition for ...
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9 Questions to Ask Yourself and the Divorce Lawyer Before You Hire Them

Choosing an attorney to represent you in your family law matter may be one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. It is important to be selective when you are choosing a divorce ...
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A Short Evolution of Divorce Things are Getting Better

In 1986 a Mom and Dad were taking the final steps in their divorce. A small business owner and a stay-at-home mom were finishing a years-long battle over the kids, the business, and their assets. Mom ...
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How Long Will My Texas Divorce Take?

One of the most frequently asked questions in my divorce consults is “How soon can I be divorced ?” Generally, what I tell people is that is the answer depends on them and their soon to be ...
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Texas Divorce Details

In Texas in its simplest form a divorce terminates a marriage giving a married couple the legal right to marry another person. What many people do not know is that a divorce is a lawsuit that does ...
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Texas Divorce Basics

Before making a decision on proceeding with a Texas divorce, it is a good idea to take time to understand the basic process and the key issues that must be addressed. For most people, divorce is new ...
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