A Guide to Alimony Laws in Texas

Author: | April 4th, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Blog

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!A Guide to Alimony Laws in Texas Alimony can be defined as a financial support provided by one spouse to the other spouse in the event of a divorce so that the other spouse could meet his/her minimum reasonable needs. However, Texas Family Code assumes that alimony is not necessary; hence, award of alimony in … Read more »

Houston Hindu Divorce Lawyer

Author: | April 3rd, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Houston Hindu Divorce Lawyer As a Hindi, you want to make sure that your choices suit you. When getting a divorce, you want it to follow with your religion so that you can feel you are remaining true to yourself through and through. A good Houston Hindu divorce lawyer can help you by keeping everything according to Hindu law. This will offer you comfort during a time of stress and … Read more »

Subject Matter Jurisdiction for a Child Not in Texas during Divorce

Author: | March 24th, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Subject Matter Jurisdiction for a Child Not in Texas during divorce If you are trying to get divorced in Texas, but your children have not lived in Texas for the last six months, or have never resided in Texas at all, then Texas lacks authority to enter an order for possession and access and rights or duties for the children.  Texas would have jurisdiction to require the parent who was … Read more »

Harris County DRO Parenting Coordination

Author: | March 9th, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Harris County DRO Parenting Coordination The Domestic Relations Office is now offering Parenting Coordination as authorized under Chapter 153, Subchapter K, Texas Family Code.  The service will be provided by a DRO employee who is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Master Social Worker, or Psychologist and has complied with the TFC’s training requirements.   There is a sliding scale fee based on each party’s gross income which compensates for six … Read more »

Tough Houston Divorce Lawyer

Author: | March 5th, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Tough Houston Divorce Lawyer Getting a divorce doesn’t have to be the big hassle that everyone always makes it seem to be. If you get a good, tough Houston divorce lawyer then it can be a very easy exchange. It is true the going through a divorce is a tricky and often difficult time in anyone’s life. This does not need to be made any more difficult by having a … Read more »

Important Information on Property Division in Texas upon Divorce

Author: | February 11th, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Important Information on Property Division in Texas upon Divorce Texas is a community property state which means that the marital property is divided equally between the spouses in the event of a divorce. However, this is not necessarily true as the division of property is based on the “just & right” principle which gives the presiding judge the authority to divide the community assets in any other ratio taking into … Read more »

What is a Harris County Parenting Plan

Author: | January 13th, 2015 | Category : Harris County Child Custody Lawyer

What is a Harris County Parenting Plan A parenting plan in Harris county come from on the family law courts that could be a temporary or final court order that set out the rights and duties of parents in a Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship.  Parenting plans make provisions relating to the conservatorship, possession of, and access to a child, child support, and puts a dispute resolution process in place … Read more »

What are Temporary Orders in a Houston Divorce

Author: | January 13th, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

What are Temporary Orders in a Houston Divorce While the parties are working out issues that can be agreed upon, an/or discovering what cannot be agreed upon, either party may  ask the court to put temporary orders in place until  the divorce is finalized. Sometimes you are served the day before the hearing.  3 days notice is not always enforced when service of temporary orders is made via personal service … Read more »

James McGhee fights for his son and against accusations of false abuse

Author: | December 23rd, 2014 | Category : Harris County District Courts Divorce

James McGhee fights for his son and against accusations of false abuse This page has been established to give procedural updates on the James and Veronica McGhee divorce.  The father has been searching for his son for 3 years.  He found the son and wife in Houston, Texas at the beginning of 2014.  The wife finally answered the divorce with her attorney Pam Dickson, of Aids to Victims of Domestic Abuse. … Read more »

Judge Mecca Walker Appointed to 311th

Author: | December 6th, 2014 | Category : Harris County District Courts Divorce

Members of the Family Law Section received the following announcement from Judge Alicia Franklin on December 5, 2014. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Meca L. Walker as the Associate Judge of the 311th District Court effective January 1, 2015. Judge Walker has been an outstanding member of the judiciary for 7 years and has proven herself to be a judge who follows the law, treats people with … Read more »