family law attorney fees
    Family law cases can be daunting especially if it’s your face time to face it and you are not armed with enough information. You will surely have a ton of questions to ask. One of these questions will be how much hiring a family law attorney will cost you. Financial worries always try to make its way any legal case, and it’s mostly unavoidable in family law cases. In this article, we will provide you with an idea on how you will be billed by the family law attorney that you will hire to help you with the case.   As you are probably aware, family law cases are quite different from other types of civil cases such as property disputes and personal injury cases. More than these civil cases, family law cases are a lot more personal and it deals with people close to you, relationships and everything that is extremely important in your life. Because of this, you need to make sound decisions in choosing who will help you with your case and how much money you are planning to spend on it. You need to choose someone who can represent you properly and whom you can trust. As we have said many times before, choose a family law attorney whom you are comfortable with. The financial aspect of hiring an attorney also plays a huge role in choosing an attorney.     Understanding Your Attorney’s Retainer Fee     The retainer fee is basically the down-payment you pay to your family law attorney when you hire him or her. When you pay the retainer, it basically means that you now ‘retain’ the attorney to represent and guide you with your case. Usually, family law attorneys have a set retainer fee for each type of case […]

What to Expect for Attorney Billing

Divorce Tips for Business Owners in Texas
Divorce tips for business owners can come in handy when you are a business owner undergoing a divorce. Divorce will never be an easy process. There would be conflict from any angle you look from. Divorce is also life-changing. It can literally change your life the moment the Final Order is released by the court. The problem is, there are not a lot of helpful information available. If you are a business owner, you could be worrying about how the divorce can impact your business. It can also be worrisome to think about how your business can impact your divorce proceedings. This is why we came up with these divorce tips for business owners to help you out.     When a Business Owner Goes Through a Divorce   Most business owners have worked all their life to make their business prosper. Since it’s something you’ve dedicated most of your life to, it’s understandable for you to be worried that the divorce might cause all that you’ve worked hard for to crumble down. Divorce means disaster for your family. You wouldn’t want it to unless chaos for your business as well. When all information you have are hearsay, you can’t really rely on it. It’s better to be informed of divorce tips for business owners from an experienced family law attorney.     Risks For Your Business     One fact that you should never forget is that your business could be subject to property division. It is likely that your business is part of your community estate. Fortunately, it’s possible that the business itself won’t be sharply divided, but chances are, you will share ownership with your spouse. Of course, a key point here is whether or not your business is classified as community property. If during the divorce […]

Divorce Tips for Business Owners in Texas

Frequently Asked Questions About Annulment
What is an annulment? Annulment is a legal procedure that would invalidate your marriage – so it will mean that you were never married. In order to go for annulment, you need to qualify for it. Once you are granted an annulment, your status will be single and you can remarry. It basically cancels and erases a marriage. It declares basically that your marriage never married. Can a court divide property in an annulment? The court will issue orders regarding the children and the separation of property in an annulment. The court will also determine which properties and assets are community property and which ones are separate property. These will be divided accordingly. What happens to the children in the annulment? When there are children from your marriage and you want the marriage annulled, you will have to submit a SAPCR (Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship) which will determine the rights and duties of each parent towards the children.  Will an annulment affect the presumption of paternity? No. The husband will always be the presumed father of the child if the marriage took place before the birth of the child or if the child was born during the marriage. He will also be the presumed father if the child was born 301 days after the marriage was terminated by divorce, annulment, or death. What is the difference between a suit to void a marriage and an annulment? Both legal procedures focus on reasons why the marriage is not valid. The difference between the two is that a void marriage is not a valid marriage from the start, despite what the court may say. Annulment, on the other hand, needs the permission of the court to invalidate the marriage. Also, in a void marriage suit, spouses will not have the option […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Annulment in Texas