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Threats of “Full Custody” in a Divorce20191103100414
November 3, 2019
Sometimes a parent, for whatever reason, will get “full custody” of the kids during a divorce. However, many parents threaten to take “full cu...
Will My Evidence Be Used in Court?20191014113440
October 14, 2019
Many people don’t know what evidence might be used in a family law hearing. Obviously, most parents don’t know what to expect in any given hearing...
Fifty-Fifty Possession Schedules20191002171522
October 2, 2019
Many of our new divorce clients ask about fifty-fifty possession schedules. We find that dads seem to be especially interested in an even split type o...
Characteristics of a Good Family Lawyer20191001131102
October 1, 2019
Unfortunately, in our society consumers often assume all lawyers are the same. In marketing speak, we say lawyers are somewhat “commoditized,” m...
What is Community Property?20190729132313
Have You Been Served Divorce Papers?20190714095435
Common Law Marriage In Texas20190713105512
3 Do-It-Yourself Failures in Divorce Decrees20190707101535
July 7, 2019
People love saving money with do-it-yourself projects. There are whole TV channels devoted to DIY home renovations, for example. There is also a p...
Dealing With Threats of “Full Custody”20190707091243
July 7, 2019
So-called “full custody” represents a red-hot topic for many parents facing divorce. Family lawyers hear certain statements regularly from potenti...
Suicidal Allegations and Child Custody20190704143411
July 4, 2019
Few allegations damage a custody case like reports of mental health problems. Criminal charges, family violence, and drug use all cause obstacles for ...
Smoking Marijuana and Your Custody Case20190626154846
June 26, 2019
Several states have legalized recreational use of marijuana. Texas is not one of those states, but states like Colorado, Nevada, and California attrac...
Who Does The Attorney General Work For?20190624130852
June 24, 2019
Family law litigants frequently misunderstand the role the Office of Attorney General (OAG) plays in cases. Far too many people think the OAG wo...