Family law—like criminal law and education—is a body of law that primarily falls under state jurisdiction. While there are some exceptions to this, including may child welfare-related acts passed by Congress on a nationwide scale, for the most part, ... » Learn More about The Texas Family Code
Under the Texas Family Code, infidelity, or adultery, is defined as any consenting, sexual encounter where at least one of the parties is already married to someone else. And, as morally repugnant as that might sound, it’s is actually a pretty common ... » Learn More about Is Infidelity Illegal?
There’s married, and there’s divorce, but did you also know there’s a middle ground? Legal separation is an ill-defined gray area that spans the gap between the two marriage extremes. A place where you’re not quite married, but you aren’t really ... » Learn More about Legal Separation in Texas
Change is never easy, and nothing illustrates this sentiment quite like a divorce. Not only are these breakups an incredible drain on an individual’s emotional health, just charting out the logistics of how two people are supposed to sever ties can ... » Learn More about How to Get a Divorce in Texas
There’s no getting around it, divorce is a painful thing. Not only is severing ties a heartbreaking process, but the logistical nightmare of splitting up the property and possessions of a joint life together can be downright overwhelming. It also has ... » Learn More about Custody Attorney in Lewisville
One of the most commonly asked questions about divorce is how individuals can financially protect themselves from the fallout of a marital dissolution. Once you’re already married, the answer to that question becomes a little more complicated. ... » Learn More about What is a Prenuptial Agreement?
The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly had a tremendous impact on all of us. It has also had a tremendous impact in the realm of Family Law and especially as it pertains to visitation schedules in possession orders. The Texas Supreme Court issued an ... » Learn More about COVID-19 and Possession of and Access to Children – A True Story
“I have lost my job; how do I pay my child support that is coming due? What relief, if any, am I going to get? What happens if I file for unemployment? Is my stimulus rebate program check subject to child support I owe? These are all timely, ... » Learn More about Coronavirus & Paying Child Support
What can I do if the other parent is at a high risk of getting coronavirus? Can I keep our child from them? This has been a frequently asked question in the last few weeks and the short answer is “no”, you cannot. If you do not let the child go ... » Learn More about COVID-19 and Visitation in Texas
There is an interesting lesson to be drawn about interpersonal communications and the value of using an intermediary to improve communications during a divorce from a poetic play written more than 100 years ago. Cyrano de Bergerac was a 17th-century ... » Learn More about Speak for Yourself – Except During a Divorce