We Serve A Wide Range of Family Law Clients
Facing family law matters can be difficult, confusing, extremely troublesome, and even turbulent. Whether you are contemplating or find yourself having to contend with a divorce, modification of custody and visitation arrangements, child support, parental rights and duties, paternity of your child, complex property division, maintenance (alimony), prenuptial/postnuptial agreements, settlement agreements, or enforcement we offer a variety of full services to meet your specific needs and financial resources. We assist our clients in setting realistic goals and work together with them to see them through to the best conclusion, focusing on thoughtful, creative, innovative, individualized resolutions. We have had a diverse range of clients and cases, representing business owners, executives, professionals, athletes, homemakers, and other working men and women.
More and more people are choosing to settle their cases amicably, keeping their dignity, integrity and privacy intact, while sheltering themselves and their children from the emotional and economic devastation that can result from litigation through the use of collaborative divorce.
We represent people in both contested and uncontested divorces and uncontested divorces, handling all related issues from child custody disputes to division of assets and debts, including high net worth divorces, and business valuations. At times couples contemplating a divorce consider a legal separation at first, however, Texas does not recognize legal separation.
With our Limited Scope Representation we help to provide only specified legal services to our clients, who, rather than handling all aspects of their case, determine that they need limited, specificassistance from an attorney either to act as a consultant, assist with representation in reaching an informal agreement, drafting legal documents, or advice concerning “self-help” and/or “Pro Se” forms.
Sometimes couples work out all of the issues in a divorce between themselves, but need a lawyer to file the divorce suit and make sure that all legal requirements are met so that the divorce can be granted with a properly drafted divorce decree. In these situations, our office can represent one of the spouses in filing the divorce petition, and drafting all necessary final documents.
There are times when disputes cannot be resolved between the couples themselves, and the level of trust between them has disintegrated where legal representation for each of the parties is beneficial and/or necessary. Litigation is not the only resource for settling your disputes. Resolution can be hadthrough informal settlement agreements cooperative law, mediation, and/or collaborative divorce.
We help both receiving and paying parents in issues related to the establishment, modification and enforcement of child support, and representation before the Texas Attorney General.
We represent persons who are seeking to protect their established relationships with children in a wide range of child custody matters.
We represent fathers and mothers in paternity proceedings, handling all related issues including periods of possession, child support, and name changes.
We represent clients in private, grandparent and stepparent adoptions and related matters.
It is not uncommon for people who having built up significant income producing assets and/or businesses to want to memorialize and contractually agree prior to marriage the manner in which each party’s income and/or assets will be utilized during the marriage, and define what will happen when the marriage ends in the death of one spouse or the dissolution of the marriage.