Best Divorce Lawyers in Houston | What’s the Best Way to Choose One? 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…

The Stout Law Firm, PLLC Answers the Question: Is There Alimony in Texas? Short answer: Yes, you can get alimony in Texas. Texas 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…

Contested Divorce Versus Uncontested Divorce in Houston Divorce procedures can be very troubling, especially if there are ongoing disputes about child custody, financial obligations, and division of property or assets. Before filing for a divorce, it is important to understand the differences between contested divorce and uncontested divorce. In this…

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…

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 Laws in Texas for 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…

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…

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…