Sisemore Law Firm, P.C.’s Blog

How to gain custody of a sibling in Texas
Families take many shapes and forms in today’s world. In instances where biological parents are out of the picture or pose a physical or emotional threat to a child, other family members may want to step up and care for that child. While it isn’t unusual for grandparents to seek temporary possession or permanent custody of a grandchild, we occasionally see siblings make similar requests....
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What is considered marital property in Texas
If you are planning on marrying with a lot of properties in your name or in the unfortunate position where divorce is imminent, you may wonder what assets are considered marital property. Marital property law does vary from state to state, so you should seek legal counsel in the state where you reside to clarify what the marital assets definition is for your particular case....
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telling kids about divorce
Breaking the news about a pending divorce can be hard for many parents. Some parents avoid the topic altogether, which isn’t healthy for the child. Others present the topic poorly, making it difficult for a child to process and cope with the news. Telling kids about divorce is something parents shouldn’t take lightly. In fact, it’s something parents should prepare for carefully, and whenever possible,...
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Texas reproductive ART
As a family law and reproductive lawyer, I enjoy being a resource for people who hope to become parents through surrogacy or want to help others become parents as a surrogate or through egg, sperm or embryo donation. If you’re like many of our clients at the Sisemore Law Firm, you may be unfamiliar with how assisted reproduction methods work, what types of assisted reproductive...
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Couple with divorce mediator
While divorce is never easy, many couples find they are able to resolve their differences through divorce mediation. Since litigated divorce can be costly, some couples pursue mediation as a cost-saving measure. In Texas, certain counties even require couples to go through mediation as an effort to resolve more divorces outside of court. Whether you and your spouse choose or a court orders mediation, the...
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Sad pregnat woman
Using a surrogate mother to have a baby has become increasingly more common over the past couple of decades since I began practicing family law. Serving as a reproductive lawyer for intended parents, surrogates and donors of eggs, embryos and sperm has been a very rewarding part of my career. Understanding the rights of surrogate mother, intended parents and donors is critical for anyone contemplating...
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Discover who pays for child health insurance after divorce in Texas?
Discover who pays for child health insurance after divorce in Texas?
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Understanding Fathers' Rights in Abortion Legal Cases
Understanding Fathers’ Rights in Abortion Legal Cases
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How to remove a restraining order Successfully
How to Remove a Restraining Order Successfully
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