With all the horror stories you may have heard about the divorce process, it is hard to believe there is such a thing as an “uncontested divorce.”  Does it exist?  What is it?  Is it right for me?  While it certainly does exist, it is not appropriate in every situation. …

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.  Is there a Difference Between Marriage Dissolution vs Divorce There is no difference between marriage dissolution and divorce in Texas.  The terms…

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 family and divorce attorneys…

Understanding Conservatorship in Texas Requesting conservatorship of your child can devolve into a messy and complicated legal battle. If you plan on filing a petition requesting conservatorship, there is important information you need to know in order to maximize your chances of being successful. The experienced family law attorneys at…

Brittany Simonic is our 2020 Stout Law Firm Scholarship Essay recipient! Please see the essay she wrote below. The term “family” is a group of people who share a legal or blood bond (Mayntz).  Traditionally, family is considered a unit in which its members practice love without boundaries.  We teach…

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…

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…

Looking to file for a divorce online in Texas? Our Houston divorce attorneys can help expedite the process. Contact The Stout Law Firm, PLLC today to set up a consultation: 713-980-4300 In our digital age, almost every task can be completed online. As technology continues to improve and make certain…

How to File for Child Custody in Texas Filing for custody of your child in Texas 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…

Do You Need a Lawyer for a Divorce in Texas? Filing for divorce can be one of the most stressful and emotionally draining experiences in your life, and the last thing you want to do is also drain your bank account in the process. One of the most common questions…