Mediation: The divorce dispute alternative

Referees make sure athletes abide by the rules of a game. In a similar fashion, Denton and Tarrant County divorce mediators act as objective parties in spousal disagreements. Texas spouses may enter mediation of their own free will, although family law courts sometimes order couples to try to work o...

What is the Hague Convention?

The majority of child custody orders and visitation schedules involve two parents living in the same state, and most of these live in the same city or at least reasonably close by. However, in custody cases involving one parent who lives in another country, custody, visitation and enforcing both bec...

Does your risk of divorce go up as you age?

Some people feel a pressure to get married. Maybe all of their friends recently got married? Or maybe their parents are always asking, "When are you going to settle down?" Whatever the reason is, internal or external, there are many people who simply feel the urge to get married at certain points i...

Can a presumed father deny paternity in Texas?

Some unmarried men in the Dallas-Fort Worth area go to great lengths to show they are the father of a child. The bond gives the father parental rights and the child the opportunity to benefit emotionally as well as financially from the legal relationship. Other men are presumed to be the father of a...

Garner-Affleck divorce expected to enter mediation

A celebrity marriage that lasts a decade is considered a long union by Hollywood standards. There's also a legal aspect in some states like Texas, where waiting at least 10 years to divorce can affect a spousal maintenance decision. Texas native Jennifer Garner and her actor husband Ben Affleck ann...

You don’t have to deal with parental alienation

Child custody cases are often difficult for the parents; however, the results of those cases can often be difficult on the children. The problem with some child custody cases is that one of the parents doesn't act like a mature adult. Instead, one parent might act in a way that alienates the other p...