Protecting What You Value Most

Month: April 2019

Educating yourself about divorce

If you are contemplating a divorce, you will be faced with many changes, some within your control and some not. One of the best ways to educate yourself about what lies ahead is to meet with a board-certified family lawyer in your area who can help identify options...

Child custody modifications

When parents in Texas divorce, they or a family law court judge will establish a child custody agreement. These agreements address issues such as physical and legal custody, parenting time and, when necessary, child support payments. In most cases, these agreements...

Can I get the ring back?

An engagement ring is a symbol of unconditional love. When one accepts this piece of jewelry, it signifies the promise of marriage and unity. However, a ring is merely an object. Relationships are prone to change. In a heartbeat, ownership of the ring could be up in...

5 tips for dads trying to get custody

Sometimes gender norms can diminish a father's chances of being awarded joint custody. If you will be facing a contested custody case, the following tips may help. Express your love Bias may help illustrate women as the "nurturers" of a relationship. While this...

How to prepare for IV-D court

IV-D court is a child support court that is typically held when one parent accuses the other of not complying with child support payments or a parent wants to change the amount of an existing child support order. IV-D court can also be used to establish paternity of a...