Family Law & Divorce Information in Houston, Texas

Family Law, Divorce, In Houston Texas

Category Archives: Houston Divorce Attorney

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 »

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 »