Family Law

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Adoption, Family Law

How Long Does it Take to Adopt a Child From Foster Care?

Posted by brian on April 5, 2020

The amount of time it takes to adopt a child from the foster care system can depend on several circumstances. According to adoptuskids.org and adoptionnetwork.com, the entire adoption process can take anywhere from 4 months to 18 months, but the time it takes to adopt can vary greatly and will depend on individual factors. Once […]

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Child Support, Divorce, Family Law

Consequences of not paying Child Support

Posted by brian on April 1, 2020

Child support is a weekly or monthly support payment order that is meant to support minor children. Ignoring a child support order can reap very serious consequences. State and federal agencies are working in conjunction to penalize those who have delinquent child support payments.  If you are in need of a good Cedar Park child […]

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Child custody, Family Law

Tips For Filing Child Custody In Texas

Posted by admin on March 26, 2020

In Texas, child custody (conservatorship) is usually granted by a family law judge who gives a verdict based on the dictum of the child’s best interest. Although the judge decides on the terms of conservatorship, there is always the presumption that joint custody is most beneficial to children. This is why it’s important you contact […]

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Divorce, Family Law

How Texas Treats Pets in a Divorce

Posted by brian on October 21, 2019

A divorce is often an emotionally difficult process that requires a lot of negotiation when it comes to dividing assets and property. One thing that many people do not initially consider is that although your pets can feel like your family members, in Texas, they are actually considered personal property. Therefore, when pets are involved […]

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Child custody, Divorce, Family Law

How Will You Divide Custody Over Important Holidays?

Posted by brian on September 30, 2019

If you are going through a divorce, you probably have plenty of questions about how you’re going to divide holidays with your children between you and your divorcing spouse. It can get complicated because you both naturally want to be with your children for their birthdays and meaningful holidays. There are, however, some standard scheduling […]

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Divorce, Family Law

Issues in a Divorce Without Children

Posted by brian on September 17, 2019

If you are facing a divorce that does not involve children, you will not need to come to terms with shared custody, which can be a difficult element of the divorce process. This does not, however, mean that your divorce will automatically be simple. Every divorce – even an amicable dissolution – is fraught with […]

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Child custody, Family Law

Grandparent Visitation Rights in Texas

Posted by brian on September 9, 2019

There is no federal law that guarantees grandparents’ rights in the United States. Although grandparents can petition for the right to visitation with their grandchildren, it is ultimately up to the discretion of the court, which is always guided by the best interests of the children involved. If you are a grandparent who has lost […]

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Adoption, Family Law

Do You Need Legal Help for an Adoption?

Posted by brian on September 2, 2019

Bringing a new child into your family is one of life’s greatest gifts, and an adoption is a great option. The fact is, however, that adoption is also a complex legal process that is too important not to take extremely seriously. If you are ready to adopt, work closely with a skilled Round Rock family […]

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Child custody, Divorce, Family Law

Child Visitation During Summer

Posted by brian on August 28, 2019

If you’re going through a divorce, your children are usually your first concern. Whether you are the primary parent or not, you obviously have questions about your children’s visitation schedule. While visitation schedules vary widely, there are several basic templates that are often employed. Summer visitation schedules, however, generally have more variability built-in than doing […]