Understanding Private Adoptions in Dallas, Texas
If you are contemplating adoption, then you already know that it is the legal mechanism that allows a child to gain a parent who is not their birth parent. Adoption is a lifelong, permanent commitment...Read More
What You Need to Know About Modifying Child Support
Let’s face it. Life’s circumstances can change. You can lose your job or become ill or have some other setback that makes paying your bills and meeting your legal obligations tough. But there is...Read More
Paternity Rights and Obligations: What Every Texas Father Needs to Know
Paternal rights and obligations in the Lone Star State are a matter of Texas law. And understanding those rights and obligations goes a long way in determining issues like whether or not you are on...Read More
Getting Your Marriage Annulled in Texas: What You Need to Know
Marriages might not work out for a variety of reasons. You might realize, years after saying “I do” that you have grown apart as a couple. Or you might know right away that getting married was a...Read More
When Violence is an Issue: What You Need to Know About Obtaining a Protective Order in Texas
One in three Texans will experience family violence in their lifetimes, according to the Texas Council on Family Violence. In 2015 alone, more than 211,000 people in Texas were the victims of family...Read More
Do the Kids Get to Choose Which Parent to Live With?
It is kind of an urban myth that during a divorce children have the right to choose which parent they are going to live with.Read More
My Spouse Accumulated a Lot of Debt. Am I Responsible For It if We Get Divorced?
Divorce can be overwhelming. As if the emotional stress were not enough, there are significant financial matters that need to be addressed. And one of the most stressful and distressing issues...Read More
When Is a Prenup a Good Idea?
The easy part is over. One of you proposed and the other said “yes.” There was a ring and maybe a party and now wedding plans are in full swing.Read More
Legal Separation in Texas
Sometimes a married couple approaches their Dallas family law attorney to inquire about options for a legal separation.Read More