How to Prove Separate Property in Texas

How to Prove Separate Property in Texas How to Prove Separate Property in Texas

When spouses divorce, there must be a division of their property. There are two types of property that spouses can own: community property and separate property. Simply put, community property is any property that is not separate property. Tex. Fam. Code § 3.002. Separate Property is: property owned by a spouse before marriage; property acquired by a spouse […]

COVID-19 and Child Support

COVID-19 and Child Support COVID-19 FAMILY LAW

The government and business response to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in economic catastrophe for millions of Texans. Many have lost their jobs or faced significant financial harm. That affects people in many ways, including child support. If you receive child support, getting that check each month is that much more important right now. If […]

Diagnosing Parental Alienation Syndrome

Diagnosing Parental Alienation Syndrome Diagnosing Parent Alienation

You Know the Symptoms. How do You Get a Diagnosis? If you’ve read our previous blogs on Parental Alienation Syndrome regarding the symptoms of Parental Alienation Syndrome (“P.A.”), you are likely more familiar with some of the signs that the other parent has been brainwashing the child. Now that you can recognize some of the signs, how […]

Understanding the Impact of Child Abuse

Understanding the Impact of Child Abuse The Impact of Child Abuse

What is Child Abuse? Both of the managing partners of our firm have children so we understand how sensitive this topic is. People love their children. In fact, most of the parents that admit abusing their child will tell you that they love their children. However, some parents either abuse the child when they get […]

Relocation of the Custodial Parent

Relocation of the Custodial Parent Relocation of Custodial Parent

Do you have visitation rights to your children with your ex-spouse or ex-partner though you don’t have custody? Though many people use the word “custody” quite loosely, it is a word that people typically use to describe the parent that has the right to designate the child’s residence. What happens if you are exercising visitation […]

How is Child Custody Determined in Texas?

How is Child Custody Determined in Texas? How is Child Custody Determined in Texas?

Your kids are important to you so I’m sure that you want to know how you can get or keep custody. Many clients often worry about how a judge or jury would decide on which parent would be awarded custody. It is important to point out that by “custody,” most people mean which parent gets […]

Grandparents’ Visitation Rights in Texas

Grandparents’ Visitation Rights in Texas Grandparents Rights

One of the most areas of Texas Family Law undergoing the most change is Grandparents Rights. In general, Grandparents have limited rights to their grandchildren. For most Grandparents, that is not a problem – they work out things with the kids and grand-kids just fine. However, sometimes grandparents don’t have great relationships with their children […]

Dividing Stock Options in a Divorce

Dividing Stock Options in a Divorce Dividing Stock Options in a Divorce

In our previous blogs, we received stock options, restricted stock options and restricted stock units. In this  blog, we’ll focus on how these stocks will become affected if you file for divorce. Maybe you got awarded stocks by your company and you don’t know if your spouse has a claim to them in the divorce. […]

Understanding Restricted Stock Units

Understanding Restricted Stock Units Understanding Restricted Stock Units

In my last blog, Understanding Stock and Restricted Stock Options, we explained stock options and restricted stock options as employee benefits. If you have received one of these benefits from your company, you need to consider what will happen to them now that you are filing for a divorce. Another similar factor to consider are […]