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Texas Family Law and Divorce Strategies For Beginners

Divorce is a difficult, stressful, and life-changing experience. You need a legal team that can help you wade through the complexities of resolving your family law case. The attorneys at The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC can help you reach agreements with your spouse, obtain orders from the court for division of your community property, confirm and safeguard your separate property, arrange custody and visitation schedules, help determine the amount of child or spousal support, obtain protective orders or injunctive relief if necessary. Call us today for a consultation to begin process of this complex life transition.

Our attorneys are experienced in representing high income and high net worth individuals as well as small business owners going through a divorce. Family law issues relating to jobs, salary, and career play a significant role in divorce court. The most significant issues in divorce cases involve the division of property and issues related to child support and custody. We assist our clients with resolving these issues fairly and efficiently. We guide our clients through a process where we help identify areas of agreement and then advance to negotiate matters in dispute.

Houston Family Lawyer

The family law attorneys at The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC routinely represent spouses going through divorce and other family law matters throughout Harris County including Houston, Northwest Houston, Champions, Spring, Tomball, Klein, the FM 1960 area, as well as The Woodlands and Conroe in Montgomery County. By seeking legal representation as early as possible we can help you with important decisions and planning options that protect your rights and may lead to a more favorable resolution of your case. You need a lawyer who understands not only family law, but who also understands your personalized needs and goals.

Family Law Information Center

  1. Divorce
  2. Marital Property Division
  3. Child Custody
  4. Child Support
  5. Visitation
  6. Marital Agreements
  7. Enforcement
  8. Modification
  9. Adoption


The objective of Texas divorce courts is to provide both parties with fair rulings. If you feel you may be getting the low-end of the bargain, contact The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC Attorneys at Law immediately to begin working out solutions for acceptable resolution of your case. Our divorce lawyers are experienced in handling a wide variety of divorce cases and issues that may affect a divorce proceeding, including:

  1. Contested Divorce
  2. Uncontested Divorce
  3. Temporary Orders
  4. Divorce Mediation
  5. Alimony and Spousal Support
  6. Marital Torts
  7. Common Law Marriage
  8. Military Divorce
  9. Protective Orders
  10. Health Insurance Obligations
  11. Reimbursement Claims

Marital Property Division

During your marriage you have likely accumulated marital property and debt such as real property, oil and gas interests, retirement accounts (401(k), IRA, pension, etc.), vehicles, business interests, jewelry, household goods, personal effects, and credit cards. You may also have separate property that is not subject to division by the court. Let us sort out the details, advise you, and represent your interests in the division of your marital property.

  1. High Income / High Net Worth Divorce
  2. Complex Property Division
  3. Business Owner Divorce
  4. Retirement and Employment Benefits
  5. Separate Property
  6. Just and Right Division of Marital Property
  7. Characterization of Marital Property
  8. Divorce Planning
  9. Hidden Assets
  10. Tracing

Child Custody

Often, the most difficult aspect of parent separation is deciding on parental rights where your children will live after the separation. There are many factors to consider, but the most important factor is the best interest of your children. Let us help you present your case to the other parent and to the court in the most favorable light possible. We're experienced in handling all types of matters effecting child custody cases, including:

  1. Geographic Restrictions
  2. Joint Managing Conservators
  3. Sole Managing Conservator
  4. Psychological Evaluations
  5. Social Study
  6. Amicus Attorney / Ad Litem Attorney
  7. Child Custody Modifications
  8. Child Custody and Visitation Enforcement

Child Support

Whether you need to establish child support payments, modify your current child support order to either increase or decrease the amount of child support, or enforce a child support order, call us today to discuss your options regarding:

  1. Paternity
  2. Child Support Trust / Child Support Annuity
  3. Children with Special Needs
  4. Above-Guideline Child Support
  5. Life Insurance for Child Support Obligation
  6. Guidelines for Net Resources Up to $8,550
  7. Guidelines for Net Resources Over $8,550


Concerned about obtaining fair visitation rights? The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC is experienced with visitation agreements and is willing to work with the court to ensure the best interest of the child. Contact us for if you are in need in representation in family court. Provide us with information on your case in our online form or call (281) 810-9760

  1. Specialized Visitation Schedules
  2. Grandparents’ Rights
  3. Deployed Parents
  4. Standard Possession Order

Marital Agreements

At the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC we are knowledgeable and experienced in marital property agreements. Spousal agreements prior to marriage to protect a person’s assets (also known as pre-nups) are no longer exclusively for the wealthy. There are many reasons why individuals desire to enter into a contract with their soon-to-be husband or wife, and we can counsel you, draft premarital agreements, and have them properly executed to meet your goals. If you are in need of legal representation for pre- or post-marital agreements, our attorneys will aggressively represent you to achieve your goals.

  1. Pre-marital Agreement / Prenuptial Agreements
  2. Post-marital Agreement
  3. Dower Contracts
  4. Separate Property Agreement


Contact The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC attorneys for assistance with child support, visitation or property division enforcement orders. If you are not receiving the child support, visitation, or property the court awarded to you, you may bring an enforcement action. Our attorneys will zealously represent you and assist in enforcing the prior orders of the court.

  1. Child Support Enforcement
  2. Custody and Visitation Enforcement
  3. Property Division Enforcement


At The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC we are committed to ensuring the well being of your children. When major changes occur with the parents that affect the needs of children, there may be a need to modify custody, child support, or visitation rights. Our attorneys will assist in providing effective solutions that protect your best interests and those of your children.

  1. Child Support Modification
  2. Custody Modification
  3. Visitation Modification
  4. Parental Relocation


If you are in the process of adopting a child, The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC attorneys are available to assist you. When adopting a child in Texas before the adoption is finalized the biological parents must terminate their parental rights. Once the parental rights have been terminated, the court will look to social workers, criminal history of the prospective parents, and other factors affecting the best interest of the child to determine whether adoption is appropriate. Contact us for guidance through the exciting, but sometimes trying adoption process.

  1. Termination of Parental Rights
  2. Step-Parent Adoption
  3. Grandparent Adoption


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Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC | Houston, Texas Divorce Lawyers

The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC routinely handles matters that affect children and families. If you have questions regarding divorce, it's important to speak with one of our Houston, TX Divorce Lawyers right away to protect your rights.

Our divorce lawyers in Houston TX are skilled at listening to your goals during this trying process and developing a strategy to meet those goals. Contact Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC by calling (281) 810-9760 or submit your contact information in our online form. The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC handles Divorce cases in Houston, Texas, Cypress, Klein, Humble, Kingwood, Tomball, The Woodlands, the FM 1960 area, or surrounding areas, including Harris County, Montgomery County, Liberty County, Chambers County, Galveston County, Brazoria County, Fort Bend County and Waller County.

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