Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Zone Of Silence

Author: | September 25th, 2013 | Category : News

Zone of Silence I did some work for a Mexican attorney in Richmond, Texas.  He agreed to write up some information on the Zone of Silence for me. My research did not come up with much on the town.  I would speculate that “New Agers” would eventually turn this place into something like Sedona, Arizona.  What would happen if a pyramid was built near the town or in the zone? … Read more »

Legislature Changes Deadlines in Family Court De Novo Hearings Again

Author: | September 1st, 2013 | Category : Harris County Family Law Attorney

Legislature Changes Deadlines in Family Court De Novo Hearings Again Part of the 2013 changes to the Texas family code limited the time a party has to appeal from the decision of an associate judge in a family law matter.  The change restored old law which gave families 3 days to appeal the ruling.  The changed to 7 days was more friendly to both attorneys and pro se litigants.  Judicial … Read more »

Finding of Contempt for Failure to Pay Child Support

Author: | September 1st, 2013 | Category : Harris County Family Law Attorney

Finding of Contempt for Failure to Pay Child Support This last legislative session of the Texas congress and senate amendment to the contempt provisions for non-payment of child support.  Previously an obligor could not be found in contempt of court when they showed they were current on the day of the hearing.  Typically this means paying all of the child support arrears in the child support collection offices found in … Read more »

Things To Know Regarding Bail

Author: | September 1st, 2013 | Category : Legal News

Things To Know Regarding Bail   Bail is a written court permission, known as bail undertaking, allowing a person who is charged with a criminal offense to be temporarily released from the prison, while they are awaiting trial or result such as a guilty plea or withdrawal of their accused charges. It also allows a person to be released from the prison in exchange of the money which the court … Read more »