Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act: What to Know We live in a mobile society where people are able to move with ease from one state to the next. When conservatorship of a child is at issue, the ease with which citizens move from state to state without restriction…

The cost to adopt a child is a major part of planning for an adoption. Knowing the different Texas adoption costs will help you financially prepare. So how much does it cost to adopt in Texas? The cost fluctuates based on a number of factors. With so many considerations, such…

Divorce and family law settlements are generally easier and less expensive options compared to trial proceedings. If you are able to reach an agreement on certain components of your case, whether substantive or procedural, and you reach that agreement outside the context of mediation, then it is important to have…

We are proud to announce the winner of our 2021 Stout Law Firm Scholarship Contest: Alexis Ihezue! Read Alexis’s Essay As I sat in my summer class, I analyzed the poem “As Much As You Can,” by C.P. Cavafy, a brief, but meaningful two stanzas that encourage the reader to…

If you are a parent in Texas with questions about custody over your minor children, it is important to have an understanding of Texas child custody laws. Dealing with custody matters can be complicated and emotionally draining, but you don’t have to handle them alone. The Houston child custody and…

Deciding to file for divorce is incredibly difficult. Divorce can produce emotional, financial, and relational hardships that many people would prefer not to face. We are sorry if you find yourself facing the possibility of divorce. In addition to the difficulty of family changes, there is a lot of paperwork…

If you want to file for divorce in Montgomery County, Texas, there are many important steps to follow. While every divorce is unique, the process is generally the same in terms of paperwork and timelines. Let’s walk through how to file for divorce in Montgomery County and answer some common…

Understanding Your Options During a Collaborative Divorce in Texas Collaborative law in Texas can be complex. Many couples filing for divorce expect the process to be long, stressful, and arduous; however, one method, known as collaborative divorce, can help ease the process. Collaborative divorce in Texas is an efficient and…

Deciding to end your marriage is rarely an easy decision to make, especially knowing that there are multiple steps to take to legally complete marriage dissolution in Texas.  Our Houston divorce lawyers will explain. To learn how we can assist you, please contact us online or call (713) 980-4300 today…

There can be so much to prepare for mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and even physically when you’re contemplating divorce. If you decide to move ahead with the process, you will be required to file certain paperwork in the right county to get started. It’s good to have an idea of what…