Sisemore Law Firm, P.C.’s Blog

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Not all attorney-client relationships are the perfect match. Changing attorneys in the midst of a Texas divorce is allowed and may be a good option—but not always. Before you decide to make the switch, it’s important to pinpoint why you’re unhappy with your divorce attorney and whether it makes sense timing-wise to change lawyers now. Changing divorce attorneys midstream is not uncommon. In fact, at...
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Woman with child.
You and your spouse are happily married in Texas. You love your stepchild and have gladly taken on parental duties for them. Understandably, you want to make it official and adopt the child. “Can I adopt my spouse’s child,” you ask? That question comes up regularly at our Fort Worth law firm, and the answer largely depends on the status of the other biological parent....
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Picture of a man and woman being torn apart
You may be surprised to hear this from divorce attorneys, but at the Sisemore Law Firm in Fort Worth, we never advocate for divorce. Whether you should get divorced or not is up to you. However, it is important to understand the ramifications of dragging your feet on getting divorced because it could negatively affect your divorce settlement and child custody rights in Texas. Egregious...
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The attorney and law firm you hire will dictate the outcome of your divorce, so it’s important to do your research and choose wisely. Wondering where to begin? At the Sisemore Law Firm in Fort Worth, we advise prospective clients to take the following steps. Step 1: Be prepared for your legal consultation. One of the main goals for your consultation should be to find...
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Spouse asks for divorce
If you’ve been blindsided by divorce papers, you’re not alone. Many people come to our Fort Worth family law firm in a state of shock because they had no inkling their spouse was thinking about divorce. While going through a divorce is never easy, there are steps you can take to protect your interests and optimize the outcome of your divorce and child custody dispute...
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Mommy and baby outside
When it comes to child support, there are two sentiments our Fort Worth family law attorneys hear every day. A person receiving child support says the amount they receive is too low, or a person paying support thinks they’re paying too much. That being said, Chapter 154 of the Texas Family Code is pretty clear on how much child support the state allows, even though...
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