Filing for custody of your child can create a messy and complicated legal battle with your spouse. It can also create a mess with the other parent of the child over child custody and support. If you plan on filing for child custody, there is important information you need to…

Unfortunately, there are times when a biological parent is not willing or able to care for their child, and the involvement of CPS is imminent.  Whether you are a relative, a person who has a relationship with the child, or a foster parent who has provided love and stability to…

Child custody and support with unmarried couples Regardless of whether a couple is married when they split up and a child is involved the most important thing is that child’s wellbeing. However, being unwed can have its complications when it comes to child custody and support in Texas. The family…

The truth is that there are a lot of good divorce lawyers in Houston. But since you’re here, let us tell you why we think we’re your best choice: Founding attorney Angela Stout is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Just 7% of Texas…

Getting all the details right the first time In our digital age, almost every task can be completed online. As technology continues to improve and make certain projects more convenient online the frustration and somewhat unknown details of the legal process still remain. However, doing this on your own isn’t…

Is a Free consultation from a divorce lawyer, too good to be true? If you and your spouse are considering divorce in Houston, TX it is strongly recommended that you seek guidance from an experienced attorney. Many people search for a divorce lawyer who offers a free consultation. Additionally, free…

The Stout Law Firm, PLLC Answers the Question: Is There Alimony in Texas? Short answer: Yes. Alimony, otherwise known as spousal maintenance in Texas, refers to a payment made by one spouse to the other following a divorce to help pay for basic needs. In Texas, a spouse may qualify…

Reasons for a Child Custody Modification When it comes to child custody battles, and modifying a custody agreement, the court seeks to do that which is in the best interest of the child. There are three primary situations in which the Court can modify a child custody order: One parent has relinquished the…

The topic of prenuptial agreements can be somewhat awkward to discuss, especially for those in committed and loving relationships. These agreements are often mistakenly perceived by many, as reducing the institution of marriage to a business relationship bound by strict contractual obligations on both parties. Such perceptions can be hard…