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Premarital Agreement (AKA Prenuptial Agreements)

What are Premarital Agreements? (AKA Prenuptial Agreements) Premarital agreements are used to spell out the rights and duties of people before they marry. Premarital agreements are allowed to cover ...
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Common Law Marriage: Oops did I accidentally get married?

Pasadena Texas Common Law Marriage Common Law Marriage: How to Keep From Accidentally Getting Married Common Law marriage, also known as an informal marriage, is a type of marriage between a man and a ...
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SMART PHONES: A Houston Divorce Lawyer's Best Friend

SMART PHONES: A Houston Divorce Lawyer's Best Friend I have been saying this for a while now. The technology age is wonderful! It is wonderful because of how easy technology makes our everyday ...
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Using a Polygraph Test in a Child Protective Services Case

Using a Polygraph Test in a Child Protective Services Case The law in Texas is very clear, polygraph tests are NOT admissible in court. Not only are the results of a polygraph inadmissible in a court, ...
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HELP! CPS wants me to sign a Child Safety and Evaluation Plan.

HELP! CPS wants me to sign a Child Safety and Evaluation Plan. Imagine the following scenario: Your son is sick with a severe cough and flu like symptoms. You take him to the doctor’s office, ...
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How to Change a Child's Name

Changing a Child’s Name The Texas Family Code allows for a parent, a managing conservator, or a guardian to file a petition with a court to change a child’s name. The request for name ...
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How to Raise or Lower Your Child Support

How to Raise or Lower your Child Support Whether you want to raise or lower your child support, there are certain rules you must follow according to the Texas Family Code in order to get your change ...
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Signs Your Spouse is Having an Affair

Signs your spouse is having an affair As a divorce lawyer for many years, I have seen it all in regards to the tell tale signs your spouse may be having an affair. In the days before social networks ...
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Houston Police Department Officer Accused of Bigamy

Houston Police Department Officer Accused of Bigamy I had a hard time deciding if I was going to blog about this story on my criminal law blog or on this family law blog. Family law won out because I ...
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Pasadena Divorce Lawyer Agrees: January is "Divorce Month."

Pasadena Texas Divorce Lawyer agrees that January does see an increase in divorce related lawsuit filings. In the business of representing people who are getting divorced, we often see ebbs and flows ...
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CPS has taken my children, what do I do?

CPS has taken my children, what can I do? Child Protective Services is given a lot of authority in the Texas Family Code to remove children from homes that CPS investigators deem as unsafe. CPS cases ...
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How Do I Calculate Child Support?

How do I calculate child support? Contact, Dennis M. Slate, a Houston area Child Support Lawyer today According to the Texas Family Code, there are three things the court must do in order to properly ...
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Paying Child Support for Someone Else's Child...?

Mistaken Paternity In 2011, the Texas Legislature amended Family Code section 161.005 to allow an adjudicated father who is paying child support for a child that is not biologically his, to file to ...
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  • Board Certified in Texas Family Law

    Find out what it means to be Board Certified and how a family law specialist can protect your rights during your case.

    Learn About this Qualification
  • Always Focused on Your Best Interests

    Divorce does not have to be stressful. Our dedicated legal team has helped countless families achieve their goals quickly and favorably.

    Achieve a Peaceful Resolution
  • Ready to Help You Through the Process

    When it comes to family law matters, it is important that you have a seasoned attorney on your side. Contact us to learn more.

    Tell Us About Your Case

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