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What is Paternity?

What is Paternity?

There are times that when a couple is not married but have children, the child will not have an acknowledged legal father. This is because Paternity is not yet established. In the eyes of the law, Paternity should be established in order for a child to have a legal father, even without the child’s parents […]

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Grandparent Involvement in a CPS Case

Grandparent Involvement in a CPS Case

  A CPS case can be one of the toughest family law case an attorney has to handle. It can be really heartbreaking, at the same time frustrating. From the point of view of the child, it is alleged that he or she is a victim of neglect or abuse at the hands of people […]

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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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How to File a Support Order in Texas

How to File a Support Order in Texas

Child support is the continuous payment made periodically by a parent for the benefit of the child. Different states provide different ways under their law on how to apply for a child support order. In Texas, the process of child support can overwhelm someone who does not have any idea what to expect. Being able […]

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Getting Divorced Outside of Texas

Getting Divorced Outside of Texas

Getting Divorced in the State of Texas In order to file for a divorce in the State of Texas, residency requirements must be met for the court to acquire jurisdiction over the persons involved. Otherwise, the case will be dismissed. It begins with the filing of the divorce petition by any of the spouses. A […]

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Are Your Arguments Leading to a Divorce?

Are Your Arguments Leading to a Divorce?

If your marriage is on the rocks, it’s possible that you have already considered getting a divorce at least once. In thinking about a divorce, you must have several reasons why you’re even considering it. It’s likely that there’s either you have arguments regarding trust or infidelity or money issues that would push you over […]

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Responsibilities of the Custodial Parent

Responsibilities of the Custodial Parent

A custodial parent is the one who has the sole physical custody of the child or the one with whom the child lives with for the most part. Custodial parenting involves a lot of responsibility which is just similar to any other aspect of being a dad or mom. Even if the parents of the […]

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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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What Happens to the Community Property after Divorce?

What Happens to the Community Property after Divorce?

Knowing whether a property is characterized as community or separate is very important when you divorce.  When filing for divorce, if there is no agreement between the spouses as to the division of the property, the court will be the one to decide on this matter. Texas Law on Community Property Texas follows the rules […]

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