Top Things to Know About Child Custody in Texas

March 18th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Family Law

Whether you are planning for divorce and your connected child custody case, or you are ending a relationship with your partner and the two of you share minor children, you will need to learn more about how child custody works in Texas. Most child custody matters are governed by the Texas Family Code, including specifics […]

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Obtaining Child Support and Spousal Support in Houston

November 13th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Child Support

One of the most challenging aspects of a divorce is dealing with the financial impacts. This can be made doubly hard if the spouse who was the main income earner wants to avoid paying their share of child support and/or spousal support. In cities such as Houston, Galveston, and League City, getting child and spousal […]

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Does My Immigration Status Affect My Child Custody Rights in Texas?

July 12th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Family Law

It is widely believed that more than 1 million undocumented immigrants currently live in Texas. A person’s immigration status can affect all aspects of their lives, including their rights in a divorce or family law matter. For example, an undocumented immigrant’s inability to maintain a stable job or residence may be cited as a factor […]

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How Do Houston Courts Determine Child Visitation Schedules?

June 1st, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Family Law

Child custody and visitation rights are often one of the more contentious issues addressed in a Texas divorce proceeding. Ideally, the parents can agree to a schedule that works for them and their children. But when the parents fail to agree, the courts and the law have to step in. The Standard Possession Order The […]

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