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  • How Do I Calculate Child Support?
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    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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    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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    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 ...
  • How Do I Calculate Child Support?
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  • How to Change a Child's Name
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  • Same-Sex Marriage Legalized in Texas
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  • Texas Holiday Visitation Schedules and Tips
    Do You Need a Baytown Child Custody Lawyer ? The typical Texas Divorce Decree that deals with children will have a Standard Possession Order included in the order. The Standard Possession Order is a ...
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  • What Are Temporary Orders?
    La Porte Family Lawyer discusses the use of temporary orders Temporary Orders A temporary order is generally unique to family law. After we have filed a lawsuit for divorce or for modification of ...
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  • What Are Temporary Orders?
    La Porte Family Lawyer discusses the use of temporary orders Temporary Orders A temporary order is generally unique to family law. After we have filed a lawsuit for divorce or for modification of ...
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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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  • Managing the Holiday Season as an Adult Child of Divorce
    When people think of divorced parents sharing children, the imagery of young children come to mind. What many do not consider is how a divorce can affect an adult, especially around the holiday times. ...
  • Texas Holiday Visitation Schedules and Tips
    Do You Need a Baytown Child Custody Lawyer ? The typical Texas Divorce Decree that deals with children will have a Standard Possession Order included in the order. The Standard Possession Order is a ...
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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