Texas laws for conservatorship (custody) after divorce are fairly straightforward. For unmarried parents, the laws are more complex, particularly for the father of the child. When two people transition out of a non-marital relationship that resulted in children, they don’t go through a … [Read more...] about Child Custody For Unmarried Parents in Fort Worth
We’ve written many times about divorce in Texas. But if you’re a member of one of the branches of military service, or married to someone who is, there are a few differences that have to be considered. Texas Residency Because military members experience frequent moves, pinning down a place to … [Read more...] about What’s Different About Military Divorces in Texas
When a couple decides to dissolve their relationship, one of the most important aspects is the disposition of children. There are questions about where the children will live, who will support them, and when the other parent will get to see them. Each divorce case involving children will end … [Read more...] about Creating a Parenting Plan after Divorce in Fort Worth
Retirement benefits of all kinds are treated as assets in a marital estate and are usually divided and distributed as any other asset—if it’s part of community property. Like any asset, the key is whether the retirement benefits were acquired prior to or during the marriage period, or if it’s … [Read more...] about Retirement Benefits In A Fort Worth Divorce?
It’s one thing if a couple is having problems that lead them to consider filing for divorce. Incarceration can lead to even more marital strife with divorce as the main option. Should your spouse become incarcerated for reasons that may or may not be related to the marriage, it is possible to … [Read more...] about Divorcing Someone in Prison in Fort Worth TX
This is a common question that’s asked when dealing with child custody (or “conservatorship” as it’s called in Texas) when ending their relationship. Officially, a child can choose which parent they want to live with when they turn 18. In some states, children can decide where they want to … [Read more...] about Do The Children Have A Say In Child Custody Cases In Fort Worth, TX?
The process of adoption can be a long, difficult one. For many, it’s a road they are willing to take in order to give a child or children without loving parents home and a new chance at life. We’ve previously discussed foster care adoptions in our blog because there are so many children … [Read more...] about Private Adoption Versus Agency Adoption in Fort Worth, TX
Is a divorce in your future? Maybe you’re feeling that something has shifted in your relationship with your spouse. You may be seeing “the handwriting on the wall,” and things are not going well. Maybe your spouse has dropped a hint or two and you’re not sure what to make of it. Or perhaps you … [Read more...] about Consult An Attorney Early If You Are Considering A Divorce In Fort Worth, TX
This year, COVID-19 has had both direct and indirect impacts on Texans from all walks of life. One of the biggest impacts has been on the livelihoods of most of the population. Businesses have closed, cut back hours, and furloughed employees. Those who are still working are likely working from home, … [Read more...] about Child Support Payments and Income Changes In Fort Worth?
To many who are considering adoption, the first thought is probably adopting an infant. In some cases, interested parents can adopt infants—even newborns—under the right circumstances. But there are also many older children who are also seeking a forever family. Nowhere is that more evident than in … [Read more...] about Adopting Children In Foster Care In Texas.