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...
How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Texas?

How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Texas?

How Much Does a Divorce Cost in Texas? Each case is different and depends on several factors. Getting a Divorce Without a Lawyer A DIY divorce would require you to pay a filing fee and other court fees, which may be several hundred dollars and varies from county to...
What Does Child Support Cover?

What Does Child Support Cover?

What does child support cover? Child support covers the basic needs of the child which includes food, clothing, and housing expenses.  Child support is also intended to cover a child’s medical care.  Texas requires divorced or separated parents to maintain medical...
What Does a Family Lawyer do?

What Does a Family Lawyer do?

A Family Law attorney specializes in civil legal matters that deal with families. Family Law practice encompasses: Divorce Terminations and adoptions Child custody and support issues Child advocacy Pre and post marital agreements Modification Other disputes and legal...