Deciding to end your marriage is hard, especially with all the steps involved in legally dissolving it in Texas. First, one spouse files a petition for divorce, and then the other spouse is served with divorce papers. The responding spouse can then file their response. Sometimes, temporary orders are needed…

Is a free consultation from a Houston 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,…

Key Takeaways 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 are facing the possibility of divorce. In addition to the difficulty of family changes, there is a lot of…

During the divorce process, mediation can be a great opportunity for the parties to work through various issues related to their divorce. It helps parties work toward amicable and mutually agreeable solutions when ending their marriage. However, there are some situations when divorce mediation is not recommended or required.  If…

Ending a marriage is never easy, often involving heightened emotions and complicated disputes over topics such as property division, child custody, and spousal support. However, the mediation process can help reduce tensions and conflict.  While mediation is not required in all instances, many courts require parties to attend mediation prior…

When it comes to family law matters, you might have heard the words “divorce” and “dissolution” thrown around. In Texas, every divorce is a dissolution, but not every dissolution is a divorce. If you are mulling over dissolution vs. divorce, know that they both end a marriage. Dissolving your marriage…

When you decide to divorce, you are probably looking for clarity regarding what lies ahead. Understanding your options can help you prepare for the near and distant future. Every divorce in Texas is different, but below are five common questions about divorce.  If you need skilled, experienced legal counsel to…

Ending a marriage is a stressful, complicated, and often expensive life event. Yet, divorce is necessary when a marriage is beyond repair. Divorce legally terminates a marriage. Texas is a “no fault” divorce state, meaning you do not have to prove fault to get divorced in Texas. You can divorce…

There are 10 specialized courts in Harris County dedicated to handling exclusively family law matters. In those ten family law courts there were over 18,485 original suits filed in January 2022 alone. Most, if not all, of these families wonder, “How much does a divorce cost in Houston, Texas?” or…

Making the decision to file for a divorce is certainly not one that comes easily. When you are going through steps of filing for divorce in Texas, having an attorney that is attentive to your needs and is available to help guide you through the process is imperative to easing…