Texas Common Law Marriage and Divorce

Texas Common Law agreement

Reading Time: 5 minutes Just about everyone has heard of “common law marriage.” But many people don’t really understand what the term means. For most of us, that’s not important. But if you are in this type of marriage and wanting to get out, it’s very important. The decisions you make could be both disappointing and costly. So today […]

Child Custody Lawyers for Fathers

Worried man reviews divorce decree

Reading Time: 6 minutes When a father gets divorced, the end of the marriage isn’t the only thing on his mind. He also is thinking about his kids. As Fort Worth attorneys who specialize in father’s rights, we know judges try to be fair. But they are human and can make mistakes. So here are some things to know […]

What To Expect From A Mediated Divorce In Texas

Reading Time: 3 minutes A mediated divorce is where a mediator helps a divorcing couple to reach a mediated settlement agreement about the issues of their case including child support, alimony, child custody and visitation, and property division. Learn what to expect from a mediated divorce in Texas. It can be a much more affordable option to settle compared […]

How Social Media Hurt My Divorce

Reading Time: 6 minutes I recently finalized my divorce. I’m glad to be done with it. My ex was hardly the ideal spouse or parent, and I have no regrets about our marriage ending. What I do regret, however, is how I handled one part of the divorce. That’s because I hurt my case considerably by doing something very […]

NFL Star Modifying Child Support Order Due To Changes In Income

Reading Time: 4 minutes NFL stars may modify child support orders due to significant changes in income. In yet another example of how celebrity lives are not like the rest of us, the ex-wife of former NFL star Michael Strahan is demanding that he pay more than $500,000 for back child support and half the cost of their children’s […]

Owing Child Support

Reading Time: 5 minutes If you haven’t had contact with your children but still want to do the responsible thing and pay child support, there are easy ways to find out whether or not you owe your spouse money. Owing child support can have legal consequences. First, you need to search for specific information to find out if a […]

Teen Emotions During Divorce

Reading Time: 6 minutes About 50% of marriages in the United States end in a divorce. Divorce can take a devastating toll on children, and the trauma and uncertainty can have profound effects on their behavior in the process. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers may show regressive behaviors, and grade-school children may lash out against the world. Teenagers are a […]

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Disclaimer We’re here to help you, but can only do so once you’re a client. The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney regarding your case. We invite you to contact us by phone, email, fax, and mail. Contacting us does […]

Spousal Maintenance And Your Marriage

Reading Time: 5 minutes How is Spousal Maintenance Decided? Spousal maintenance after marriage isn’t as straightforward as it used to be. These days, spousal maintenance is not always an automatic part of a divorce. There are a variety of factors that determine if you’re obligated to pay or receive spousal maintenance. The staff at S+L knows how volatile your […]

Modifying Court Orders to Fit Your Changing Life

Reading Time: 6 minutes When Can You Make Changes to Child Custody or Support? Life can move fast. Sometimes a substantial change in circumstances to your job, living arrangement, or something else means that the child custody or support orders a judge signed no longer work for you. If you, your parenting partner, or your children are experiencing a […]