Family Law Resources


Employers Work as Contractors to Avoid Child Support Garnishments

In Texas, it has become common for residents paying child support to work as contractors, especially in the construction or restaurant industries, or frequently change jobs to try to avoid child support garnishments. Employer misclassification of workers as independent contractors, instead of employees, has also been an issue.


The Texas Divorce Process

Many married Texas residents who wish to end their married have questions about how the divorce process actually works. Under the law, the state must have jurisdiction to hear the case before it can be filed in the courts. Jurisdiction attaches if one or both spouses have lived in Texas for at least six months.

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International Travel After A Divorce

Readers in Texas may be interested in a recent article that discusses international travel with a child after divorce. The report suggests that parents who might be involved in contentious custody agreements may need to take extra precautions when allowing a former spouse to take a young child abroad.

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John Cleese Opens up about His Pricey Alimony Payments

November is diabetes awareness month and it reminded us of several clients we have represented over the years whose children were Type 1 diabetics and the unique issues that were involved in those cases. In fact, when you have a child with any type of chronic illness or disability, family law matters may be more complicated than a traditional support or custody agreement.

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The Benefits of A Prenuptial Agreement in Texas

Texas is a community property state. In community property states, all property owned by married parties is assumed to be the property of both people and will be divided in half upon the couple’s divorce. Parties may show that some of the property in question was acquired by only one of them before the marriage and was never mingled with the community property.

Rumors of Infidelity Fly on Both Sides of Tim Duncan Divorce

Divorce can bring tensions and emotions to the forefront, especially when there are allegations of infidelity. Disputes over property and assets in a high-asset divorce can cause rancor, although those disputes may be more easily resolved when there is a prenuptial agreement.

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What Does The ‘Morality Clause’ Mean For Texas Divorce Cases?

When a couple finalizes their divorce, the terms of their settlement are enforced by the state court system. This means that the parties involved in the split are legally obligated to abide by the terms of the property division, child custody and any other arrangements laid out by their split.

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Texas Woman Sought On Charges of Bigamy

When a couple marries, they usually expect the union to last forever. But for many couples, divorce is the best path out of a bad relationship. Infidelity, addiction and financial problems are often at the root of a marital split, and in some cases, spouses come to realize they don’t know each other nearly as well as they thought they did.


Unusual Prenuptial Agreement Hallmark Of Tiger Woods’ Remarriage

No matter how much in love a couple is when getting married, divorce is still a possibility at some point down the road. Prenuptial agreements are designed to protect the financial interests of both parties and sometimes even the children in cases in which money has been set aside for them in the event that a divorce becomes reality.

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