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Houston divorce lawyer created these monthly newsletters in Divorce Magazine with information about divorce, child custody, prenups and more that you need to know if you are getting a divorce in TX.

Dividing Stock Options in a Texas Divorce

In some divorce cases, dividing property can become rather complicated. If all the couple owns are some household goods and a car or two, it can be pretty easy to decide who gets what. If the couple has complex property, such as retirement accounts, stock options, co-mingled assets or unusual assets like rare paintings or [...]

By | 2016-10-17T11:40:06-05:00 June 21st, 2012|Newsletter|Comments Off on Dividing Stock Options in a Texas Divorce

Protective Orders in Texas

Sometimes a separated or divorcing couple has a history of family violence. If that is the case, a court can issue a protective order to prevent future acts of violence. As stated in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure: “Family violence is a serious danger and threat to society and its members. Victims of family [...]

By | 2016-10-10T14:59:01-05:00 January 27th, 2012|Newsletter|Comments Off on Protective Orders in Texas

Obtaining Child Custody When Spouses are Far Apart

Child custody determinations are difficult in and of themselves, but can be rendered even more complicated when parents live far apart and in different states. Every year there a number of cases where one parent kidnaps his or her own children and prevents the other parent from seeing the children. Accused similarly is a Florida [...]

By | 2016-10-10T13:58:05-05:00 January 27th, 2012|Newsletter|Comments Off on Obtaining Child Custody When Spouses are Far Apart

What the UCCJEA Means for You

Last fall a Texas mother took her two young daughters against a judge’s order. The police obtained arrests warrants to pursue the mother for interference with child custody, which is a felony in Texas. A Marine reservist, the mother posed a particularly dangerous threat for a child custody case. She is a competitive shooter and [...]

By | 2016-10-10T14:32:19-05:00 January 27th, 2012|Newsletter|Comments Off on What the UCCJEA Means for You

Modifying a Child Custody Order

Stability is generally what a court seeks when it makes a child custody order. Children can best grow and mature if the courts are not constantly shuffling them between parents, moving them to new homes, and treating them like a piece of property. In some circumstances, however, parents need to change a child custody order. [...]

By | 2016-10-10T14:08:35-05:00 January 27th, 2012|Newsletter|Comments Off on Modifying a Child Custody Order