Divorce is a life-changing event

A divorce can create an entire life-changing action; it an be a time in life that will alter the rest of your days on the planet. It is called a butterfly affect moment in life. A small butterfly flaps its wings and creates a ripple that can change the world. You are under huge emotional stress and ...

Kelly Rutherford loses ability to visit with kids in U.S.

It's always important to talk to your lawyer about anything you are thinking about doing that may affect your custody agreement, but this is even more true when you are fighting a custody battle. Every decision you make and action you take has the possibility of affecting the outcome of your case. T...

Why consider an uncontested divorce?

When two people agree to divorce, it is time to think about what the future holds. For many, this means filing for an uncontested divorce. There are many reasons a couple may agree to this, including the fact that it can save both time and money. Best yet, it can help put the process in the past as...

What is collaborative law and divorce mediation?

The state of Texas and the divorce laws in the Texas Family Code are pretty clear regarding divorce mediation. The authorities prefer it if you can work it out between yourselves and your attorneys, especially if there are children involved. Can you get along long enough to decide what is best for t...

Divorce, children, and visitation

There is nothing simple about divorce with children. While this is sure to place stress on the parents, it is important that any children remain stable at all times. Fortunately, most parents understand that this is more important than anything else. It can be difficult to agree on visitation arran...

Establishing a custody order

While deciding custody and child support during a divorce can be a very challenging experience, those who were never married may face even more difficulties. This is especially true in the case of the noncustodial parent. Even though it can be a difficult and even intimidating process, it's importan...

What are the residency requirements for divorce in Texas?

Getting a divorce in Texas takes time. Sometimes, if the divorce is high asset it can takes months or years. There is a section of law called the Texas Family Code that clearly sets out what you need to do, no matter how much property you have, to get a divorce. Section 6.301 spells out what the res...