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…

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…

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 in Texas, there is important information you need to know in order to maximize your chances of being successful. The experienced family law…

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…

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…

Texas Joint Managing Conservatorship Overview For parents going through a divorce, determining how your child will be cared for is of the utmost concern. If you are both intent on remaining a significant part of your child’s life, being joint managing conservators of your child may be the best option.…

What is a Mediation Hearing So what does mediation mean in law? When spouses divorce or in a custody dispute, one option for settling their disputes can be through mediation. However, many people don’t understand what mediation means or how the process works. Mediation is a form of alternative dispute…