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.
Following a divorce, both parents have rights to their children, depending on visitation schedules and other court-ordered issues. But when a couple is unmarried and terminates their relationship, the child’s father must establish himself as the child’s father. Otherwise, he has no parental rights, … [Read more...] about What Rights Does An Unmarried Father Have In Texas?
The Lone Star State is one of nine that has so-called “community property” laws in place. Generally, it means that everything acquired during the period of a marriage is considered part of the marital estate and is to be divided equally. This is usually on a 50-50 scale, and there are exceptions but … [Read more...] about Texas Is A Community Property State. How Does It Affect My Family?
The term “family law” encompasses a range of legal matters. While most people believe it’s primarily - divorce, visitation, and child support, there’s more to it than that. Family law attorneys handle a wide range of issues and conflicts that occur within a family. They may also work in … [Read more...] about “Family Law” in Fort Worth, TX?