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...

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...

Types of spousal support in Texas

If you are going through a divorce, you may have been told by friends and family that there is no chance for alimony according to Texas law. This used to be true. Until fairly recently, alimony was not allowed in Texas. Now, however, divorcing people may fight for...

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...