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POSTED IN Divorce ON March 11, 2018

Can I Renegotiate My Divorce After It’s Final?

Can I Renegotiate My Divorce After It’s Final?

If your divorce is final and you wish to renegotiate the terms, you may be able to do so. Divorce is a very difficult process. It can be mentally and emotionally draining. In most cases, people simply want to get the process over with and get on with their lives. However, there are cases when […]

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POSTED IN Family law ON March 4, 2018

What is the Protection Against Family Violence Act?

What is the Protection Against Family Violence Act?

The Protection Against Family Violence Act, or PAFVA, is designed to provide protection for all family members against violence. There are several legal options available to victims through the act, including getting a restraining order. For victims of domestic violence, it is important to understand what the act is and what steps should be taken […]

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POSTED IN Divorce ON February 28, 2018

What Is the Cap on Spouse Maintenance in Texas?

What Is the Cap on Spouse Maintenance in Texas?

Spousal maintenance, or alimony, is often a point of contention in divorces. Although both sides can negotiate the amount that is paid to the recipient, a cap or limitation set by the state’s laws will decide the most a person can receive. Your divorce attorney will discuss the cap with you, but it is a […]

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POSTED IN Family law ON February 15, 2018

How a Family Lawyer can help you

How a Family Lawyer can help you

The family courts in Dallas, Texas handle a variety of cases and, while these aren’t criminal cases, the stakes can be just as high. Where one’s freedom may be at stake in criminal cases, many situations handled in the family courts can put your possessions, property, finances, and even your relationship with your children in […]

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POSTED IN Divorce ON January 30, 2018

How does Divorce Mediation Work?

How does Divorce Mediation Work?

There was a time not that long ago when the parties to a divorce were all but inevitably destined to spend a significant amount of money on lawyers if they wanted a reasonable outcome to their marital dissolution. Now, however, an experienced Dallas divorce attorney can offer an alternative that for many has the potential […]

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POSTED IN Divorce ON January 23, 2018

What Are Temporary Orders In Divorce?

What Are Temporary Orders In Divorce?

A divorce action in Dallas, Texas starts with the filing of a petition. Often there are issues that need to be resolved pending a final hearing or order. These matters can either be handled by mutual agreement between the parties or by a hearing in front of a judge. In either event, the resolution involves […]

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POSTED IN Child support ON January 9, 2018

Can I request a modification in the amount I pay for Child Support?

Can I request a modification in the amount I pay for Child Support?

Many people in Addison ask the question, can I request a modification in the amount that I pay for child support? The answer is yes, but there are some parameters that your request must fall into to have a chance at being approved by the judicial system. A new court order will need to be […]

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POSTED IN Family law ON January 3, 2018

What Are The Most Common Family Law Cases?

What Are The Most Common Family Law Cases?

What are the Most Common Family Law Cases? Family law is a complex area of the legal system. Generally, it involves a wide variety of issues experienced in a family. Many of these cases are handled in a family court and deal with highly emotional issues. The court’s role is to be fair and make […]

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