Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

Family Law, Divorce, In Houston Texas

Category Archives: Houston Divorce Attorney

Cruel Treatment Grounds for Divorce Texas

Author: | November 21st, 2014 | Category : Harris County Family Law Attorney, Houston Divorce Attorney

Cruel Treatment Grounds for Divorce Texas A trial court may grant a divorce on the ground of cruel treatment under the Texas Family Code Section  6.002 . To be considered “cruel treatment,” the conduct of the accused party must rise to such a level as to render the couple’s living together insupportable.  Ayala v. Ayala, 387 S.W.3d 721, 733 (Tex.App.-Houston [1st Dist .] 2011, no pet.); Newberry v. Newberry, 351 … Read more »

How to hire a cut throat divorce attorney

Author: | October 1st, 2014 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

How to hire a cut throat divorce attorney At the beginning of the case, you will need to prepare your pleadings such that every single cause of action is plead.  Look to see if you have a jury issue.  Jury issues include who can be primary of the child, if no children, then fault in the divorce can be a jury issue along with characterization of property.  Ask for temporary … Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Methods used to acquire information from other parties to a divorce

Author: | December 13th, 2013 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Methods used to acquire information from other parties to a divorce Courts are places of records. Information that is pertinent to the case is sought with vengeance. It is not enough to come up with a solid case based on circumstantial evidence. You need to prove your points of law using information that is admissible in court. The Houston law drafters therefore devised several methods you can use to obtain … Read more »

Is there anything you can do to influence the court in your favor?

Author: | December 11th, 2013 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Is there anything you can do to influence the court in your favor? A judge in a divorce court has seen it all. He or she has seen the drama queens, the crocodile tears, the acting, the anger and foul temper…all of it. Few things will faze a Houston family law judge. In fact, most of them get angry when you try to impress them. However, they are also humans … Read more »

Grounds under Which a Divorce can be filed

Author: | December 1st, 2013 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Grounds under Which a Divorce can be filed Most people feel that divorce should come as a last resort when having marital problems and indeed it should be. You should seek counseling, mediation, ‘alone time’ during holidays and even parental intervention before calling it quits. A Houston divorce court will usually grant a divorce case based on all or any of the grounds listed below. Adultery Philandering is the main … Read more »

After Effects of Divorce on Women

Author: | November 30th, 2013 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney, Houston Divorce Lawyer

After Effects of Divorce on Women When looking at the status quo, it seems that women are affected by divorce worse than men are. When examining this statement it becomes clear that the reason for this is mostly because in long-term relationships children are a norm and the responsibility of caring for these children after divorce usually falls upon the females. The related stress and negative factors that should be … Read more »