What is Collaborative Family Law?

Collaborative Family Law is a process by which the decision making process in a divorce is taken away from the Court and put into the hands of a neutral third-party,Continue reading “What is Collaborative Family Law?”

Should my spouse and I use the same lawyer for our divorce?

Many spouses that are facing a divorce want to keep things as amicable as possible, and they often try to do this through using the same attorney. But having theContinue reading “Should my spouse and I use the same lawyer for our divorce?”

If my spouse and I live in different counties, where should we file for divorce?

If you and your spouse live in different counties, the county in which the divorce is filed is an important consideration. Some counties in Texas have Standing Orders that immediatelyContinue reading “If my spouse and I live in different counties, where should we file for divorce?”

What are the rights and duties of a conservator?

The Texas Family Code provides a list of twenty-seven rights and duties that a person may have to a child. Of those, most child custody disputes focus on only fourContinue reading “What are the rights and duties of a conservator?”

Can I get reimbursed for paying off my spouses student loans?

No. The Texas Family Code explicitly provides that a few things cannot become a reimbursable claims upon divorce. Student loans are one of those items. This is a matter ofContinue reading “Can I get reimbursed for paying off my spouses student loans?”