General Information


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Divorce is often portrayed in movies as something quite arduous and always has the courts involved, but the reality of it all is that there are options to avoid such painful experiences. While that is true, it does not mean that divorce is without pain, however, it is always good to know that there is something known as an uncontested divorce in Texas. What is an uncontested divorce, you may ask? Just like it sounds, an uncontested divorce means that you and your partner have agreed to the terms of your divorce and don’t need to get the courts involved. […]

How to Get an Uncontested Divorce in Texas


Lawyer Client Interview
There are a lot of things that I like to cover in a first client interview. As a board stroke, the first thing I like to go over with clients is determining what the current status quo is. This is important for a number of reasons, but primarily because a judge’s predisposition at a temporary order hearing is typically to maintain permanency for children and not to rock the boat. The other reason is to discuss what with my client what things are good about the status quo, and what things we will be looking to see if we can […]

Family Law: First Client Interview



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Divorce is a major blow for anyone and for a disabled spouse, going through a divorce might prove to be almost life-threatening. There will be a lot of considerations that you need to think about if you are contemplating on getting a divorce and either you or your spouse is disabled. The person who is disabled will need an able and expert attorney by his or her side to protect his or her rights. There are some pertinent issues that you will have to consider when contemplating divorce with a disabled spouse. Check them out below: 1. Can a disabled […]

Things to Know when Filing for Divorce with a Disabled Spouse


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No matter how you put it, a divorce is not going to be easy, nor will it be anywhere near fun. Imagine, all the hard work and effort you exerted into your marriage just down the drain? That would just seem like a waste. There are countless possible causes to why a marriage comes to a divorce. Especially if it was caused by cheating, money gambling, spending problems, substance addiction, abuse, etc. However, even despite all the suspicions that may arise during this rocky times, you should never ever attempt to spy on your spouse, because whatever you do might […]

Don’t Succumb to Spousal Spying



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Gray Divorces take place between spouses who are over 50 years old. Dissolution of the marriage of couples who are 50 years old and above is increasing in the country. There will be difficulties and challenges. A common issue is when a spouse is very financially dependent on the other. After the divorce, the financially-dependent spouse will have to deal with a drastic lifestyle change. Issues regarding properties will arise. There’s also the issues of support and alimony among other things. Family Home The parties have to decide who is better capable of refinancing a mortgage of family homes not […]

What is a Gray Divorce?


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The state of Texas has laws that seek to protect the welfare of children. However, the parents of the children need to be responsible for their affairs in order to keep everything in order. For parents who did not get married, then there are provisions in the law that they need to observe. Common-Law Marriage Texas recognizes common-law marriages. These are marriages without formalities like the marriage license or a ceremony. The State has certain requirements before recognizing a couple as married. Firstly, they should agree that they are married. Second, they should live together as husband and wife. Finally, […]

Status of Children of a Common Law Marriage in Texas