As a parent, you need to know how to protect your family law rights. Whether you have primary custody of your child, or you have visitation rights, it is crucial that you have a basic understanding of the Texas child custody and visitation laws. In… Read On

Mothers have substantial rights to child custody, regardless of whether they are married to the father or not. In fact, mothers in many ways have more rights than fathers—at least initially. If you see a custody fight on the horizon, you should understand how a… Read On

Child custody disputes often arise in divorce proceedings, but you might file for child custody even if you are not married. To be successful, you will need to carefully analyze your case and understand what you must prove. Judges decide child custody issues, so you… Read On

Adultery is a fairly common cause for divorce. Although some couples’ relationships can recover from an affair, in many cases, the trust and respect between the couple is irreparably damaged when one chooses to have an affair. In Texas, adultery is defined as any act… Read On

Texas is a no fault state for divorce in the sense that you can file a no fault divorce, which means that in your divorce paperwork, you cite “insupportability” as the reason for your divorce. However, no fault divorce is not the only option in… Read On

Not all marriages start with a marriage license and an official wedding ceremony. In Texas, it is possible for a couple to enter a common law marriage. It is also possible for a couple in this type of marriage to get a divorce. There are… Read On

When a couple begins the divorce process, one spouse may seek temporary spousal support. Working through a divorce can be a financially tumultuous time, especially when one spouse decides to move out of the family home. Both partners must adjust to living on single incomes… Read On

These days, it is impossible to find a state that doesn’t offer the option for a no-fault divorce. The last state to pass such legislation was New York in 2010. Texas offers its residents the option of filing either at-fault or no-fault divorces. Nonetheless, when… Read On