Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

Family Law, Divorce, In Houston Texas

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Houston divorce and family law mediators

Author: | July 3rd, 2014 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Houston divorce and family law mediators My name is Michael Busby. I am a divorce and family law attorney who practices in Harris and Ft. Bend County Texas. Most of the mediators listed are older attorneys who rely primarily on referrals. Some have websites but most do not and for the most part, spend very little on advertising. This list is not meant to grade in numerical order which mediator … Read more »

Divorce lawyer for Service Memebers

Author: | June 22nd, 2014 | Category : Harris County Family Law Attorney

Divorce lawyer for Service Members I frequently receive call from former, reserve, and active military with questions on family law and divorce.  How does there service effect the divorce.  Benefits are going to be determined under military entitlement programs.  Substantive property rights are determined under state law.  For child support and/or spousal support, absence a court order, the military will look to integrity and honor in that a service member … Read more »

Best Divorce Lawyer Houston

Author: | June 14th, 2014 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Baby Lawyers In looking for a attorney to represent you for the dissolution of your marriage, the demographics are much like social hierarchy.  There are some lawyers who are very good with small estates, but have not dealt with the issues of a larger community property division.  The tax issues that would arise or a future benefit that should be considered now, are events that most new attorneys or even … Read more »

How to get divorced in Harris County Texas

Author: | June 13th, 2014 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

How to get divorced in Harris County Texas A petition for divorce will start the process.  All lawyers must e-file petitions while non-lawyers can still hand file.  All cases in Harris county are confidential for 30 days.  Public access and thus online access can be made after the case has been on file for 30 days.  If you think that your spouse is not going to want the divorce, then … Read more »

Termination of Parental Rights in Texas

Author: | June 7th, 2014 | Category : Harris County Child Custody Lawyer

Termination of Parental Rights in Texas In my practice, I typically get men on a weekly basis who want to terminate their rights.  I get some woman who want to get the father out of the picture and ask make the same inquiry. As a Harris County Child Custody Lawyer,  in most cases, to terminate the parent-child relationship, the court must find by clear and convincing evidence that termination is … Read more »

Three Benefits of Establishing a Family Trust

Author: | February 21st, 2014 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Three Benefits of Establishing a Family Trust  Let’s take a moment to discuss your circumstances. You have a family business or considerable assets, and want to provide for your family while protecting your assets and saving on taxes.  How do you achieve all of that in a completely legal and beneficial way? You establish a family trust. In the US, a family trust is a discretionary trust established to manage … Read more »

Filing A Divorce Case And Looking To Hire A Private Investigator?

Author: | January 23rd, 2014 | Category : Legal News

Filing A Divorce Case And Looking To Hire A Private Investigator? It is a fact that before few years divorce occurred rarely between couples and specifically for those who do not stand to live along with their partner anymore. In the current scenario, divorces are getting common and it is considered nearly as common as marriages itself. Nowadays, divorces have become a controversial thing and are occurred mostly to take … Read more »

California’s Criminal Record Expungement Law Provides Real Relief

Author: | January 21st, 2014 | Category : Legal News

California’s Criminal Record Expungement Law Provides Real Relief Former offenders in most states have legal remedies to help former offenders clear their criminal record, or at least minimize the harm it causes, after waiting periods are met.  Of course, no state allows all offenses and the laws vary by state.    California’s expungement law is one of the most generous to former offenders. In order for a person to be eligible … Read more »

Protecting the Protector

Author: | January 11th, 2014 | Category : News

Protecting the Protector  Many who own firearms do so for the purpose of personal protection. Family and loved ones come first when it comes to a home intrusion or other situations that require self defense – and it typically only takes a split second to do what is best for those whom you care about. Unfortunately, what many gun owners don’t realize is that even in the act of self … Read more »

When Does Infidelity Become A Form Of Domestic Abuse?

Author: | January 11th, 2014 | Category : Harris County Family Law Attorney

When Does Infidelity Become A Form Of Domestic Abuse? In most cases, infidelity is considered a form of domestic abuse. An unfaithful husband, especially if he has the tendency to be aggressive, does not care who he hurts. Generally, his wife becomes as vulnerable and frail as a victim of physical abuse. A cheating husband may scoff at the idea that he is abusing his wife. After all, he only … Read more »