Texas family courts have one goal in mind: the best interest of the children. Because children do best with relationships with both parents, the court encourages children to spend time with both. Visitation schedules, called possession schedules in Texas, are intended to ensure that children have as … [Read more...] about When A Child Refuses To Abide By Court Ordered Custody
Whether a divorce is amicable or difficult, it's important that both parents continue to support their children and continue their relationship with them. Unfortunately, not all parents are of this mindset. There are many cases where a divorced parent attempts to spend time with their child, … [Read more...] about How to Avoid Parental Alienation
A prenuptial agreement, or “prenup,” is a documented discussion that decides many issues well before the wedding in case a marriage ends in divorce. Issues about distribution of property or support can be decided when emotions aren’t running high like when a couple is actually dealing with the … [Read more...] about How To Open A Conversation About A Prenuptial Agreement
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
It’s a question many people consider: should I go ahead and file, or wait for him/her to file? While statistics still bear out that women initiate divorce more than men do, it doesn’t necessarily mean that men won’t file a divorce petition, either. If you and your spouse have agreed that the … [Read more...] about Should I File For Divorce First Or Wait For My Spouse?
One part of a divorce that can cause the most problems—as well as heartburn—is the division of marital (and sometimes non-marital) property. Texas is a “community property” state, meaning that anything brought into the marriage is considered to belong to both parties. In most divorces, the question … [Read more...] about How Do They Determine Property Division In Divorce Cases In Fort Worth?
Going through a divorce is one of life’s most emotionally traumatic experiences, and it is especially heart-rending when children are involved. Along with the difficult feelings comes uncertainty about the future, particularly your financial security. Raising a child is an expensive proposition, and … [Read more...] about Who Will Determine My Child Support and How?
Let’s face it, divorce in Texas is never something that a person would find enjoyable. When someone is considering ending a marriage and has that initial consultation with a divorce lawyer, they experience a wide range of emotions, fears, and uncertainties. It is normal for a person whose marriage … [Read more...] about The Cost of a Divorce in Texas