Adopting a child (or children) can be life-changing. The process can take a long time, and also become expensive, especially if you adopt through a private agency. The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services offers adoption assistance for those who decide to adopt a child or children … [Read more...] about Texas State Adoption Assistance Program for Fort Worth Families
If you’re considering divorce, or have begun the process, you may be mired in fear, sadness, and even depression. This is especially true if you have family members who are unsympathetic, or even hostile to the decision—whether or not it was yours. You have a lot on your mind. Where am I going to … [Read more...] about Positive Effects Of A Fort Worth Divorce
If you’ve decided to pursue adoption to start or expand your family, you probably know that it’s a long, time-consuming process. There are a lot of details, including a home study by a social worker. The State of Texas wants to ensure that before they allow someone to take responsibility for raising … [Read more...] about Criminal Convictions and Adoptions in Fort Worth?
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