What Questions Should I Ask a Divorce Attorney?

What Questions Should I Ask a Divorce Attorney?

What questions should I ask a divorce attorney? It is very important that you are comfortable with the divorce attorney you have hired to help you with your divorce or family law matter. One of the most common complaints about lawyers is that clients feel they do not...
What is Family Law Mediation?

What is Family Law Mediation?

What is family law mediation? Mediation is a process where the parties to a divorce or family law matter meet with a “mediator”, who assists the parties in reducing conflict and settling disputes. Generally, the “mediator” is an experienced family law attorney or...
Can you go to Jail for not Paying Child Support?

Can you go to Jail for not Paying Child Support?

Can you go to Jail for not Paying Child Support? In the State of Texas, a child has the right to support from both parents, and an obligor’s failure to meet his or her obligations to pay support may result in jail time.  If you have suffered a substantial change in...
How to Win a Child Support Modification Case

How to Win a Child Support Modification Case

How to win a child support modification case: First, you need to determine if you have the grounds for child support modification.  The grounds for child support modification in Texas is predicated on “material and substantial change in circumstances.”  The...
How Long Does a Divorce Take in Texas?

How Long Does a Divorce Take in Texas?

How Long Does a Divorce Take in Texas? Texas law requires in almost all cases that divorcing couples wait a minimum of 60 days before a divorce is finalized.  However, the reality is that most divorces take a considerably longer time to finalize, depending on factors...
Can You Get a Passport if You Owe Child Support?

Can You Get a Passport if You Owe Child Support?

Can You Get a Passport if You Owe Child Support? Under the regulations of the U.S. Department of State, an obligor is not eligible to receive a U.S. passport if the obligor owes $2,500 or more in child support.  If the obligor owes $2,500 or more in child support and...