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How soon should you establish paternity?

In Texas, the Office of the Attorney General explains that to establish a legal connection between father and child, you have to establish paternity. With established paternity, your name appears on your child’s birth certificate, you receive legal rights in...

How do I establish paternity in Texas?

As a Texas father, naturally you want to play an important fatherly role in your child’s life. But did you know that in Texas, your child has no legal father if you and his or her mother were not married at the time of his or her birth? Unfortunately, in order to have...

Is shared parenting better for kids than sole custody?

According to Pew, an organization that has spearheaded numerous studies on social issues, it has been roughly four decades since most moms were housewives. In this new era of parenting, moms are out working almost as much as fathers, and married fathers are spending...

Should your legal team include a forensic accountant?

As you proceed with your plans to obtain a Texas divorce, you may experience an uneasy feeling that your spouse has set about attempting to hide marital assets from you, especially if you and (s)he represent a high-asset couple. As you probably already know, Texas is...

Going to Court with a Personality Disorder

Did that really happen?  Did she really say that? Did he just deny telling me he wanted a divorce?  Am I crazy?  Why is she asking me to stay when she told me to leave?  If you are married to, or in a co-parenting relationship with, someone with Borderline Personality...

Thinking Ahead With Custody Battles

Custody battles can drain your soul.  They can be exhausting.  It is inevitable that parents want to give in on issues just to buy some peace and to get the pain to stop.  But just like a band-aid falls off over time, exposing the wound, the temporary fix to your...

Is It Time For A Change?

When you divorced, you probably did not anticipate all the possibilities that could make a change in custody necessary.  Like many parents, you may have assumed that once the Judge signed your divorce decree, custody and visitation were set in stone.  However,...

Spring Break is Here! Now It’s Time to Plan for Summer!

Are you enjoying Spring Break with your children?  Spring and Summer give parents time to reconnect and bond with their children, especially after divorce.  If you share custody of your children, chances are you need to begin planning for your summer possession...