How do I get documents or other evidence from the other party?

Discovery is the formal process by which documents or other evidence can be obtained from the other party in a lawsuit. The most common forms of discovery are: Interrogatories –Continue reading “How do I get documents or other evidence from the other party?”

If I adopt the child, can the parents ever get the child back?

No, the previous parents cannot get a child back after an adoption is complete. Adoption is a legal process by which the parent-child relationship is permanently formed. Before a childContinue reading “If I adopt the child, can the parents ever get the child back?”

Can my spouse get part of my inheritance in my divorce?

Texas is a community property state; however, property that is obtained as an inheritance is separate property. Upon divorce, a court can only divide the community property and the courtContinue reading “Can my spouse get part of my inheritance in my divorce?”

Will I have to pay child support, and how much?

In Texas, one parent typically is the “primary” caregiver, and the other parent is the secondary, or non-possessory parent. This is true even though both parents usually have the titleContinue reading “Will I have to pay child support, and how much?”