Frequently Asked Questions About Family Law
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How long does it take to get a divorce in Texas?
What is the first step in moving forward with a divorce?
How much will it cost to get divorced? How can I keep costs down?
What is an uncontested divorce?
What is Alimony?
I did not adopt my partner’s child, but we lived together for 10 years. Do I have any parental rights?
My partner and I have been together for years, do we really need a prenuptial agreement?
In a female same-sex marriage, what if either spouse is pregnant or gives birth during the marriage?
How will our assets and debts be divided? Do I get half? How can I get more?
How do I know if the judge will be fair? Can’t I get a jury trial?
How do I make sure I get custody of my children?
If I don’t get custody, will I have to pay child support?
What is SAPCR?
What is the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)?
General Legal Terms
Does my spouse have to get an attorney too? Can’t we just hire one attorney to handle the whole case?