Blog Posts - Family law
Helpful Answers to Common Family Law Questions in Fort Worth, Texas
Many people have questions about family law’s emotional and financial issues. Family laws in Texas have changed significantly since around 2015, mostly because Texas families have changed so much since then. As of December 2014, fewer than half of American children live in a “traditional” household with a married mother...Continue Reading
What Does a Family Law Attorney Do?
Our Fort Worth family law attorney represents clients in sensitive matters that impact their rights in relationships, now and in the years to come. Family law matters are among the most sensitive types of cases. They can impact your rights in regard to relationships with others, your financial security, and...Continue Reading
Cyberbullying and Davids Law
Our Fort Worth family law attorney explains how, in the state of Texas, David’s Law has empowered schools and family members of cyberbullying victims to seek justice for their loved ones. Bullying is a despicable act that can have devastating impacts on victims. In our technological age, it is increasingly...Continue Reading
What Constitutes Domestic Violence in TX?
Domestic violence, also known as family violence, is any act of physical violence or threat of physical violence against a member of the same family or same household. Family violence, also known as domestic violence, is a common cause of conflict and estrangement among members of the same family. It...Continue Reading
How Does Family Court Determine If a Parent is Unfit?
One of the most challenging and contentious aspects of a breakup, separation, or divorce is the issue of child custody, which is also called conservatorship, possession, and access in Texas. In most cases, both parents will fight to gain custody of their children. But when making child custody determinations, the...Continue Reading
How Long Does a Temporary Injunction Last?
There are different reasons why a court might issue temporary injunctions, including to protect a person or child, preserve property or evidence, and more. These injunctions prohibit a party from doing something, such as selling property or leaving town with a child. When a court issues a temporary injunction, it...Continue Reading
Can Domestic Violence be a form of Self-Defense in Texas?
All of us, regardless of gender, have the legal right to defend ourselves against any kind of violence. For example, defending yourself against someone assaulting you in the street or a burglar who entered your home will never be an issue, as far as criminal law is concerned. On the...Continue Reading
Will Your Custody be Affected if You're a Parent with COVID-19?
Navigating shared custody is difficult enough during a pandemic, but the situation becomes significantly more complicated if one parent starts showing possible symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19. If this happens, how exactly will it impact your child custody arrangement? The guidance from Texas courts so far indicates that existing...Continue Reading
How Can Divorce Affect Taxes?
When you are going through a divorce, taxes are probably the last thing on your mind. However, tax time comes around once a year and never fails, so it is important to be aware of the various effects that divorce and related issues can have on your taxes. You should...Continue Reading
What to Consider When Divorcing a Business Partner
Starting your own business can be rewarding both financially and personally. If you start a business with your spouse, it can provide you with more freedom and result in a partnership in more ways than one. However, what happens if you and your spouse/business partner decide to get divorced? ...Continue Reading
In Texas, Legal Separation Doesn’t Exist
There are many reasons why you might want to live apart from your spouse without legally ending your marriage with a divorce. Some people hope that some time living separately can help them reconcile their differences and make the marriage stronger in the end. Others know their marriage relationship is...Continue Reading
Is Parental Alienation a Crime in Texas?
When two people separate or divorce, it’s rarely amicable. With such strong emotions for each other gone awry, there can be a lot of anger, bitterness, and resentment. When those same two people have children, they can lose sight of what’s important and channel that anger and bitterness into the...Continue Reading
Divorce and holidays Keeping bah humbugs away
This is the time of year when you probably start thinking about all the favorite traditions you share with your children during the holidays. Perhaps you’ve even ventured out to stores in Texas to buy a few gifts or get groceries in preparation of your celebrations. Such times are special,...Continue Reading