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Family Law Questions
Putting Father's Names on Birth Certificates Law Navigate the Legal Landscape
We live in a time when the marriage rate is declining, couples are waiting much later to get married (or don’t feel the need to get married at all) and more children are being born out of wedlock. When parents are not married, questions regarding parentage, paternity, birth certificates and child support often arise, including:...
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Where Do You Get Emancipation Papers: Step-by-step Process
While it is very common for parents and their minor children to have disagreements, it is rare for such disputes to escalate to the point where emancipation makes sense. That being said, minors do have the option to seek emancipation in Texas, as long as the requirements for emancipation are met. If you’re a minor...
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Can you sue your ex for emotional damage and distress
The topic of emotional distress frequently arises during conversations that we have with our family law clients. People often claim their spouse’s actions have caused them severe psychological trauma, and in the heat of divorce, they want to seek compensation for emotional distress. Suing for psychological damage or emotional distress is an option in Texas...
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Girl on Swing
When parents disagree about issues involving their kids—child custody, visitation, rights, duties and the like—those differences need to be hashed out in court or mediation. In some cases, the court, parents, guardians or a government agency may request that a neutral attorney be brought in to help figure out what arrangements would be in the...
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prisoner in jail cell
If you are a parent in jail custody rights may be a big concern for you. You may be wondering if a parent goes to jail do they lose custody automatically or forever? On the other hand, if your child’s other parent is incarcerated, you may want to know if terminating the parental rights of...
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Silhouette Man behind bars
Does a felony affect child custody? The short answer is: Yes, of course it can, but not always. A number of factors come into play when a party involved in a custody case has been convicted of or charged with a felony. Some of the factors judges will consider include when the felony occurred, what...
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man locked out of the house by his spouse
Your marriage is on the rocks, you can’t stand being in the same room with your spouse, and you want to get rid of them—can you kick them out of your residence if you live in Texas? OR you’re in a situation where spouse locked me out of house already. What can and should you...
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Sad Child Parents on Beach in Background
Divorce and child custody battles often go hand and hand. If you’re getting a divorce (or never married but split up with your child’s other parent), who gets custody of the child in divorce is probably top of mind. You may also be wondering how to get primary custody, and how custody works in general....
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parents arguing
With the back-to-school season looming, parents are scrambling to arrange online schooling for their kids due to COVID-19. In recent weeks, many parents have asked us how child custody may be impacted if they allow their ex or a stepparent to monitor schooling. Other parents ask who gets to make decisions about homeschooling, changing schools...
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person filling out an application
With small businesses struggling to survive due to COVID-19, The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has been facilitating loans and grants for small businesses to help offset temporary loss of income due to the coronavirus. If you’re getting a divorce, believe divorce is imminent, or receive child or spousal support from a small business owner,...
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finding hidden assets
How to Find Money Hidden by Spouse
February 23, 2024
What Is Micro Cheating and How Does It Impact Divorce?
February 13, 2024
Is a 2-2-5-5 Custody Schedule a Good Option for You
2-2-5-5 Custody Schedule: What is it?
February 7, 2024

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