Common Issues in Common Law Divorce

Texas is one of ten jurisdictions (nine states and the District of Columbia) in the country that recognizes common-law marriage. Each state has its own definitions of common law marriage. In Texas, the term "informal marriage" is also used. Legality of a Common Law Marriage To be legal, your Texas...

Grandparents & Custody Rights, During & After the Holidays

You are anticipating the upcoming holiday season and anxiously await visits from your children and grandchildren. But what happens if your grandchildren's parents won't let you see them? Do you have any rights during holidays or during the year? Unfortunately, Texas law is not very grandparent frie...