Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

Family Law, Divorce, In Houston Texas

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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 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 »

How to Make a Request for Social Media in a Divorce Case

Author: | November 28th, 2014 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

How to Make a Request for Social Media in a Divorce Case I have attempted to subpoena the social media host on several occasions only to find that they typically will not produce the persons social media, but instead send a form letter that describes how to authenticate the individuals you are seeking’s social media.  I am familiar with both facebook and twitter having options in their accounts to download … Read more »

308th and 311th Courts to Move End of 2014

Author: | November 27th, 2014 | Category : Harris County District Courts Divorce, Houston Divorce Attorney

308th and 311th Courts to Move End of 2014 Members of the Houston Bar Association received the following announcement November 25th 2014: Please be advised that the 311th and 308th Judicial District Courts will be moving to their new courtrooms on the 8th floor of 201 Caroline over the December dead weeks.  Both courts will be in their new facilities by December 22, 2014 and will begin conducting business officially with … Read more »

Grandparents Rights Lawyer Houston Texas

Author: | November 25th, 2014 | Category : Houston Divorce Attorney

Grandparents Rights Lawyer Houston Texas In Harris county, Texas grandparents many times have had difficulty to file original suits but also trouble in filing interventions in active suits between the parents.  Sections 1002.003 and 102.004 of the Texas family code gives grandparents the ability to intervene in a lawsuit that involves their grandchildren.  Most of the Judges you will find are very hard on the grandparents.  You can draft the … Read more »

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 »