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What Are the Chances of a Father Getting 50/50 Custody in Texas?

Father Getting 50/50 Custody in Texas

The end of any relationship can be stressful, but when children are involved, potential problems are amplified greatly. Rather than two individuals simply opting to go their separate ways forever, they’re often forced to remain in each other’s lives for the sake of their children. And while every case is different, there’s a persistent belief … Read more

Are Postnuptial Agreements Enforceable in Texas?

Postnuptial Agreements Enforceable in Texas

Most people have heard of prenuptial agreements — often referred to as prenups — and understand that they’re a way to protect assets in case of divorce. However, fewer people know about postnuptial agreements. These are marital contracts signed after a couple has married, but the intent of such a document is the same as with prenups. … Read more

Q&A: Infidelity in the Marriage Relationship

Infidelity in the Marriage Relationship

Infidelity in the Marriage Relationship, aka Adultery. You or your spouse had an affair outside of your marriage. Now it’s out in the open and your marriage is untenable. You’re either thinking of divorce or you’ve already started the process. Here are the top questions we get concerning adultery: Q: What are the “Grounds for … Read more

If You Have Joint Custody, Who Pays Child Support in Texas?

Child Support Texas Joint Custody

Texas courts typically find that a joint managing conservator relationship is in the best interest of a child in custody cases. You may have heard of this referred to as joint legal custody, but regardless of terminology, it means both parents can make important decisions for their child. When parents share joint custody in Texas, however, who … Read more

Is Adultery Illegal in Texas?

Adultery Illegal in Texas

Going through a divorce in Texas is already a complicated matter. Like all other states, Texas allows individuals to file for a no-fault marital dissolution if the soon-to-be-former couple wants to simplify matters. However, the Lone Star State also allows at-fault divorces. This often leads both parties in such a case to ask whether adultery … Read more

Is There a Statute of Limitations on Child Support in Texas?

Statute of Limitations on Child Support in Texas

Under Texas law, non-custodial parents are expected to provide financial support for their children. Such support typically lasts until the child turns 18, but there are instances where such requirements end early or span long after a child’s 18th birthday. There are several important things parents should know about this legal matter, though, and one … Read more

Does a Stepparent Have Rights in Texas?

Stepparent Have Rights in Texas

Many people dream of meeting their first love, getting married, and having their first children together. In today’s world, however, this is becoming more uncommon. Divorce rates have increased over the years, and among individuals in their second or subsequent marriage, over 40% already have children with someone else. If these relationships end up failing as well, … Read more

What Is the Difference Between a Contested and Uncontested Divorce?

Difference Between a Contested and Uncontested Divorce?

No one plans on getting a divorce when they say their vows. Unfortunately, we know that this outcome is extremely common these days. Going through the process of marital dissolution is never entirely devoid of stress, but some of these cases go much more smoothly than others. That’s because there are key differences between a … Read more

What Is the Difference Between a Protective Order and a Restraining Order?

Difference Between a Protective Order and a Restraining Order

While it’s an inaccurate assumption, many people believe that a protective order and a restraining order are the same things. This is due to some of the similarities between the two court orders — particularly since they dictate what parties can and cannot do. However, it’s important to note that there are significant differences between … Read more