Family Law Jury Trials in Houston
Helping You Navigate Your Family Law Jury Trial
Generally, a judge will decide on family law matters, such as a divorce. Texas is the only state that allows juries to decide on family law matters. If you or your spouse would like to have a jury trial for your family law matter, Texas Family Code permits you to demand one in certain circumstances. At The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC in Houston, we can provide the guidance you need to navigate a family law jury trial.
Reach out to our law office today at (281) 810-9760 to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.
Juries Can Decide on Certain Family Law Matters
Although it is possible to pursue a family law jury trial in Texas, such situations are still somewhat rare.
Below is a list of family law matters that can be decided by jury:
- Termination of parental rights
- Asset valuation
- Geographic restrictions regarding a child’s residence
- Definition of community property
For a jury trial to occur, one party must request it.
Below is a list of family law matters that cannot be decided by a jury:
- Child support
- Property division
- Spousal maintenance
- Property division
Whether your case can be heard by a jury or not, it is incredibly helpful to have an experienced litigator on your side who can effectively advocate on your behalf. At The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC, our family law team can provide the representation you need, regardless if your case is being heard by a judge or a jury. Jury trials are generally prohibited in enforcement proceedings.
Jury Trials for Custody Matters
A jury cannot determine custody terms, conditions, or the rights and duties of a conservator. In conservatorship cases, juries can determine whether parties will be Joint Managing or if one party should be awarded Sole Managing Conservatorship.
Discuss Your Family Law Jury Trial with One of Our Houston Attorneys Today!
If you are pursuing a family law jury trial, the experienced team at The Law Office of Bryan Fagan, PLLC in Houston can assist you. We have the skill and insight to aggressively represent you in court and obtain the best possible results for your case.
Reach out to our law firm today at (281) 810-9760 to set up a free initial consultation with one of our family law attorneys to get started on your case and learn more about what our knowledgeable team can do for you.