Texas Family Law: How do I receive child support from the Attorney General’s Office (OAG)?


Child Support

When a child support order gets entered by a district court a child support report will be sent to the OAG. What that will mean is that your personal information will be sent to the OAG and an account will be sent up so child support payments can be processed. In the OAG’s vernacular, the […]

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Texas Family Law: Bexar County – What Happens in Presiding District Court


Family Law in Texas

In Bexar County, family cases are called for hearing by a presiding district judge. Unless specially set, evidentiary matters are set on the 9:00 a.m. docket and assigned to either a sitting or visiting District Judge. Do not presume all cases are set on the 9:00 a.m. docket as there may be nonevidentiary matters that […]

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Texas Family Law: What do I take to my divorce lawyer on my first office visit?


Divorce

Once you have decided to hire your attorney, its the perfect attorney to come prepared and get started. We ask our new divorce client’s to bring in 1. Twelve months of bank statements, 2. Twelve months of credit card statements, 3. Updated Credit Report, 4. List of Assets/Debts, 5. Proof of inheritance or gift(s) received. […]

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Understanding the realities of your divorce……


Divorce

Divorce is complicated as it affects you, your children and members of your family.  Many people have been hurt and many are angered at the reasons why the divorce happened.   At times you will also find that members of your family will say negative comments about your ex to your kids. Regardless of whether […]

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Helping Kids Cope with Divorce – creating resources for those in need


Divorce

Kids have few resources to help them cope with divorce. That fact led me to write this kids book as well as create KidsFirstParentsSecond.Org, The site, which includes a children’s workshop area, references links within the site for parent and kid materials to help one and all in the family cope during a very difficult […]

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Is Your Ex Bullying you? Topic of Radio Talk Show April 17th, 2014


Divorce

You may be an adult but you can still be the subject of being bullied by your ex. Examples of bullying are many and the consequences on your children profound. Twenty one years of practicing law have taught me that you can never be intimidated by a bully. The best approach is to go on […]

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Texas Family Law: I want 50-50 rights to my child, is this possible?


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Texas presumes that both parent’s are joint managing conservator’s. Joint Managing Conservator’s are given equal independent rights to the child, with a few minor exceptions. Parent’s who want 50-50 normally refer to their visitation schedules, and not their actual legal rights over their child. Court’s normally are reluctant to afford parties equal periods of time […]

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installment loans Texas Family Law: How is an informal settlement conference different than a mediation?


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An informal settlement conference is an informal process where the parties and their attorney’s meet and attempt to settle their disputes at a designated location. http://www.woolieewe.com/bad-credit-installment-loans.html “> Mediation requires the parties and their counsel to appear before a mediator, who is an individual who has an expertise in negotiating disputed issues. The mediator normally will […]

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Texas Family Law: What should be included in my Inventory and Appraisement?


Family Law in Texas

An inventory and appraisement is a document that contains a listing of marital assets and debts, as they exist at the time of the divorce. An inventory and appraisement will also contain a representation of property (normally still in existence) which was acquired prior to the marriage, or was acquired during the marriage by gift […]

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Texas Family Law: How does a Standard Possession Order Work?


Family Law in Texas

The first question client’s have when visiting me is which days are the month are scheduled visitation weekends. I take a calendar out and ask the client to identify the first, third and fifth FRIDAY’s of the month. Typically, under a standard possession order, weekends will start on those day’s of the month. From there […]

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