If you owe large sums of overdue child support, a new Texas rule may keep you from registering your vehicle. As provided by state statute, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) can now deny motor vehicle registration renewals to parents ... » Learn More about No Vehicle Registration for Those Who Skip on Child Support Payments
OMG - my lawyer and my spouse's lawyer act like friends - should I worry - or change lawyers? I can't help feeling uncomfortable with their friendliness. What if they are dating? I believe it is to your advantage if the lawyers get along. But, ... » Learn More about What if your Lawyer is Friends with the other Lawyer?
Mediation is meant to resolve disputes between litigants and have proven to be a very successful means to accomplish that purpose. Timing, however, is the key. If held at just the right time then the mediation can produce huge savings in costs, time, ... » Learn More about Early Mediations in Family Law – Good or Bad Thing?
No! The first rule is that a Court cannot divide separate property. So, without a lot of complicated footnotes attached, if the property in question was inherited, owned before the marriage, or was the result of personal injuries sustained while ... » Learn More about Everything will be Split 50/50 – Right?
The answer is simple. Prioritize what you want. The issues in any divorce or custody case are not one dimensional. They are multiple. Is it the right to decide where your child will reside the majority of the time? Do you want to be the one in charge ... » Learn More about How to Win in Divorce & Custody
Are you still hitting the gym every other day to get in shape and lose some pounds? Given up that nasty habit of smoking? Cut back on the alcohol as you promised yourself you would? Treating those around you nicer and more lovingly than in ... » Learn More about 2016 New Year Resolutions after a Month. How’s that working for you?
I just celebrated another birthday recently. I say another because they seem to come faster at my age. This birthday got me thinking about birthdays in general - their role in life, their significance, their importance to families. Everyone is loved ... » Learn More about Birthdays and the Texas Family Code – Somebody didn’t Think this Through
Father's Day was just this past weekend. I hope every Father out there got the tie he wanted or the drill he needed. More importantly, I hope every Father out there got to spend real quality time with their son or daughter. The third weekend in June ... » Learn More about Father’s Day – Five Rules to Follow for Divorced and not Divorced Fathers
Clients seem to always be fighting over the amount of time they get with their children when a divorce or post divorce modification happens. It isn't unusual to have clients count minutes they have and compare that to the minutes their ex has. Judges ... » Learn More about Want More Time with your Kids? Know the Texas Family Code – or make sure your Lawyer does
Good question! In our great state of Texas, it seems this question comes up about once a year and then is forgotten until the next ice storm or snow day. The possession schedule for the kids between separated, divorced, or non married parents gets ... » Learn More about Snow Days and Sick Days – Who gets the Kids?