Child custody jury trial

Author: | May 24th, 2015 | Category : Harris County Child Custody Lawyer

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Child custody jury trial Child custody litigation is arguably one of the most stressful aspects of a family law case. In most states, child custody trials are heard by a judge as opposed to a jury; Texas is the only state permits jury trials for custody cases. Child custody can be one of several issues … Read more »

Getting texts off your phone for trial

Author: | May 23rd, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Getting texts off your phone for trial Judges and Juries will not usually read the texts from your phone.  It is always best to print out the texts and offer the paper version into evidence.  Also, offering and getting the phone into evidence, means your phone is now part of the court’s record, so you will never get it back. Printing messages from your phone For iPhone: One way is … Read more »

Voir dire jury for divorce and child custody

Author: | May 22nd, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Voir dire jury for divorce and child custody Voir dire is used to determine if any juror is biased and/or cannot deal with the issues fairly, or if there is cause not to allow a juror to serve (knowledge of the facts; acquaintanceship with parties, witnesses or attorneys; occupation which might lead to bias; prejudice against the father being appointed the primary; or previous experiences such as having been sued … Read more »

Best interest of child test elements used in trial

Author: | May 20th, 2015 | Category : Harris County Child Custody Lawyer

Best interest of child test elements used in trial Although there is no standard definition of “best interests of the child,” the term generally refers to the deliberation that courts undertake when deciding what type of services, actions, and orders will best serve a child as well as who is best suited to take care of a child. “Best interests” determinations are generally made by considering a number of factors … Read more »

Texas Family Code Sale of Homestead

Author: | May 19th, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Blog

Texas Family Code  Sale of Homestead Often we receive inquiries from married couples about whether their spouse has the legal right to sell the homestead without their knowledge & consent even if the homestead belongs to their spouse prior to marriage (i.e. separate property). The simple answer is, NO. The Texas Family Code § 5.001. clearly states that, “Whether the homestead is the separate property of either spouse or community property, … Read more »

Parental Alienation Syndrome

Author: | May 15th, 2015 | Category : Harris County Child Custody Lawyer

Parental Alienation Syndrome Many clinicians and psychological experts have since identified this syndrome and given it any names .However Richard Gardner in 1985 coined the name Parental Alienation Syndrome(-PAS). PAS is a very basic issue when couples are going through a process of separation or divorce. This can be very difficult times for the couple and even more difficult for the child conceived during the marriage. Syndrome has been observed … Read more »

5 Signs your marriage is on the rocks

Author: | May 15th, 2015 | Category : Harris County Family Law Attorney

5 Signs your marriage is on the rocks All married couples ended up saying that : Being married is not an easy task. A large number of couples are unwilling to recognize their conjugal issues until its past the point of no return. Adoring somebody and having them be your closest companion is brilliant, but the daily slog and the tit for tat fights and the little squabbles add up. Only … Read more »

Condonation as a form of defense for divorce

Author: | May 3rd, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Lawyer

Condonation as a form of defense for divorce Statistics have shown that at least 40% of the marriages in the United States end in divorce. So, chances are that if you’re marrying, you may actually find yourself divorced after a decade or so. However, look at the scenario in some other way. At least 60% of the marriages to work and last till a lifetime. So, if you happen to … Read more »

Divorce and Family law

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

Divorce and Family law The ever famed quote, “The solely permanent issue in the world is amendment,” may be over used but it’s true. 2 folks that is also substantially in love nowadays and so determined to get married and have a family will never be sure of how they’re planning to be in a few years time. they will get on superb terms today however they could also be … Read more »

Easy Houston Divorce

Author: | April 30th, 2015 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Easy Houston Divorce Couples typically divorce because they can no longer get along with one another. This makes it difficult, if not impossible, for them to agree on the major issues that need to be decided when a marriage is dissolved. Some couples are able to work through these issues on their own and simply reach to an easy divorce agreement.  An easy divorce is usually one that is uncontested. … Read more »