Did you know that in 2017, more than one-third of all U.S. children lived with parents who were unmarried? This has grown significantly in the last several decades. Unmarried parents in Texas face many challenges when seeking custody of their children. These challenges differ from the challenges that married parents will face when going through a divorce. For these reasons, it is important to have an experienced and skilled Houston child custody attorney on your side
If you are considering a divorce in Houston, you may have many questions running through your mind. After all, untangling a marriage is not easy — even if you have only been married a short time. Assets, children, and property can all complicate the divorce process and make tensions flare. As such, it is wise to seek legal counsel before you file for divorce, so you can get the answers you need and the support you
Most Americans have seen the inside of a courtroom on television. You’ve seen the judge banging the gavel and asking for order in the courtroom. You’ve seen the outbursts and the jury deliberations. However, the truth of the matter is that the majority of cases never actually go to trial. So, even if you file a civil lawsuit, you may never truly see the inside of that courtroom. In real-life, civil proceedings are a lot different
End-of-life planning is not something anyone wants to think about. It can be painful or scary to think about life after your death. What will happen to your family? Who will raise your children? How will your assets be divided? Unfortunately, without a solid estate plan, the Texas courts will determine the answers to those questions. Your loved one and your estate will fall to the courts to make the ultimate decision over who gets your
Getting a phone call from the police department is every parent’s worst nightmare. Learning that your teenager has been arrested and charged with a violent crime is terrifying. You may be worried about their future and what a conviction could mean for their life. Will your child be charged as an adult? Will they spend years behind bars? These are all questions that plague concerned parents after their child’s arrest. When it comes to juvenile crimes,
Domestic violence charges are serious and should not be taken lightly. What might seem like a simple domestic dispute to you, could be seen differently in a court of law. Suddenly, you could find yourself facing jail or prison if convicted of domestic assault. But are there alternatives to jail or prison? With the right legal defense, you may be able to avoid going to jail or prison even if you are convicted of domestic assault.