Your Texas Divorce Questions Answered

Once you’ve decided that divorce is the only option for your marriage, you’re sure to have lots of questions. Take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about Texas divorce and find out what to expect. Q: How long does it take to get divorced? A: The timeframe depends largely on the complexity of the case and how cooperative both parties are. In Texas, parties must wait at least 60 days after Read More

What Does ‘The Child’s Best Interest’ Mean During Your Divorce?

For many divorcing parents, child custody is the single most stressful factor in their separation. You may have heard the phrase “the child’s best interests.” Most states consider the child’s best interests when deciding custody, visitation, and child support. In Texas, judges use a variety of factors to determine the best custody arrangement for a family. Public Policy The phrase “best interests” is intentionally Read More

Six Steps to Create an Effective Parenting Plan After Divorce

The process of writing a parenting plan can be painful, particularly if the end of the marriage is contentious or sudden. However, when done well, a parenting plan can set clear boundaries, help children move through the divorce process with minimal confusion, and set the foundation for a productive coparenting relationship. Specifically address the school year, summer vacation, holidays, and school breaks. A Read More