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Attorney-Client Relationship in Family Law Cases

Attorney-Client Relationship in Family Law Cases

Family law cases are a specific type of civil cases, revolving around issues concerning spouses, parents or children.  In some family law cases, there is no need for a lawyer, such as in an uncontested divorce case when one party decides to represent his or herself in court. There are people, however, who choose to […]

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Paternity and DNA Testing in Texas: What You Need to Know

Paternity and DNA Testing in Texas: What You Need to Know

It can be pretty horrible when you’re just minding your own business and you suddenly receive a letter from the Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division, demanding that you pay thousands of dollars in child support. It would feel as if your world has turned upside down in a matter of seconds. To make it […]

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How Social Media Impacts Family Law

How Social Media Impacts Family Law

In the age of information and technology, majority of the people in the world know or have access to social media. It is mainly used for entertainment and information-sharing. While this is true, social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. also raises some ethical problems. In gathering evidence, a lot has given their opinions […]

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Custody and Managing Conservatorship in Texas

Custody and Managing Conservatorship in Texas

I. What is Child Custody Legal child custody is having the obligation and the right to decide on matters regarding the upbringing of a child. A parent who has legal custody can make decisions about where the child would go to school, his or her medical care and religious preference, for instance. In most cases, […]

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Divorce in Texas

Divorce in Texas

I. What Is Divorce Divorce is the legal separation of a marriage. It is the termination of the marriage relationship before the death of either of the spouses.  II. Divorce in Texas In Texas, divorce is also commonly referred to as the dissolution of marriage.  There are two different types of divorce: fault divorce and […]

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What is a Summary Judgment in Texas?

What is a Summary Judgment in Texas?

A summary judgment is when a court disposes a case either because the party who filed the lawsuit or the petitioner does not have enough evidence to win the case or because a responding party or the respondent does not have a clear and proper defense to the allegations brought against him or her by […]

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The Basics of Stepparent Adoption in Texas

The Basics of Stepparent Adoption in Texas

Stepparent adoption cases are not exactly the most common type of cases a family law attorney encounters. When it does happen, the other parent of the child is usually deceased or at least not actively involved with the child. This is usually the part of the case which is conflicted. The thing is, in order […]

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How to Plan Your Estate When You are a Single Parent

How to Plan Your Estate When You are a Single Parent

There is a lot of responsibility that comes with being a parent and more so if a person is a single parent. One would constantly worry about what would happen to their children if they unexpectedly pass away and who would take care of them. Thoughtful estate planning is crucial for parents of all kinds. […]

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Understanding Prenuptial Agreements

Understanding Prenuptial Agreements

In a conventional marriage, most people will look down on prenuptial or premarital agreements. The reason for this is because people tend to think that once a prenup is in the picture, it is because the couple does not have enough trust for each other and each other’s assets. For those who believe that marriage […]

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Adoption in Texas

Adoption in Texas

I. What is Adoption Adoption is when a person legally takes on the rights and obligations of being a parent to a child that is not his or her biological child. This means that those rights that originally belonged to the biological parents will be legally transferred to another person who is unrelated to the […]

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