Fort Worth Family Law Attorney
Youngblood Law, PLLC helps families resolve legal issues through skillful negotiation strategies and aggressive litigation, when necessary.
Family Law in Fort Worth
Family law matters are among the most emotionally charged of all legal issues. It’s hard to separate the emotion from the legal process when going through a divorce, dealing with child custody, and more. Youngblood Law, PLLC provides compassionate legal guidance for families handling these issues. Our objective is to help you settle the matters as amicably as possible so you can finally have your happily ever after.
While some law firms are quick to litigate family law matters, we typically begin with low-conflict resolution strategies. These strategies allow us to negotiate positive outcomes for clients without the stress of court. However, we are comfortable in court and love to litigate when our clients’ cases require aggressive representation.
What Is Family Law?
Our Fort Worth family law attorneys can assist with a variety of legal matters, including:
Family Law And Divorce
Many people retain the services of a Fort Worth family law attorney for assistance when divorcing. Youngblood Law, PLLC offers the option for collaborative divorce. If you go this route, your attorney will negotiate with the other side on your behalf. The lawyer will help bridge the gap between the two sides so you can reach an agreement without litigating the divorce. You can settle all issues with a collaborative divorce, including child custody, support, and property issues.
If the other party contests the divorce or refuses to cooperate, we can also take the case to court. After presenting the evidence to the judge, the court will decide on all matters pertaining to the divorce. If the breakdown of the marriage was caused by an action such as adultery, the judge can take that into consideration when determining child custody, support, and more depending on your facts. That’s why having a lawyer on your side is crucial.
Your Fort Worth family law attorney can also help you create a child custody and child support agreement. Creating an agreement through mediation or collaboration is often the ideal strategy. This way, you maintain some control over the agreement.
If you go to court, the judge will consider various factors, including the home environment, history of domestic violence, and more. Also, the judge will discuss the matter with your child if he or she is at least 12 years old. While your child will provide input into his or her preferred living situation, that’s just one of the many factors that judges must consider before choosing how to divide time. Because the judge has so much discretion, it’s wise to hire an attorney. Your lawyer will advocate for you and your child in front of the judge.
Our Areas of Practice
Why Choose Youngblood Law
Fort Worth Adoptions
If you would like to expand your family through adoption, consult with a Fort Worth family law attorney first. Your lawyer can assist with domestic adoption options. These include foster care, relative, stepparent, and private adoptions. The adoption process can be challenging, but your attorney can navigate through the obstacles. Those challenges will be well worth it when you make it to the end and complete your family.
Child Support In Fort Worth
You want what’s best for your child, and you need the proper financial resources to reach that goal. If you are no longer with your child’s other parent, your Fort Worth family law attorney can help you seek child support. First, your attorney can negotiate a child support agreement. If that doesn’t come to fruition, your case will go to court, and the judge will create the agreement. As with other family law matters, the judge has a great deal of discretion regarding child support. Thus, having an attorney in your corner can help you achieve the desired outcome.
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