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…

Child custody and support with 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 family…

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 Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Just 7% of Texas…

Getting all the details right the first time In our digital age, almost every task can be completed online. As technology continues to improve and make certain projects more convenient online the frustration and somewhat unknown details of the legal process still remain. However, doing this on your own isn’t…

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…

The Stout Law Firm, PLLC Answers the Question: Is There Alimony in Texas? Short answer: Yes. 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 needs. In Texas, a spouse may qualify…

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A suit for the dissolution of a marriage in Texas must be on file at least 60 days before the final judgment is entered. A suit for the dissolution of a marriage in Texas must be on file at least 60 days before the final judgment is entered. A suit…

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At least one party to the suit must have lived in the state for at least six months and in the county in which the suit is being filed for 90 days prior to filing. At least one party to the suit must have lived in the state for at…

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The State of Texas has issued statutory guidelines regarding the amount of money a party may be ordered to pay to support a child. The guidelines are based upon your monthly income and the number of children before the court. The guidelines also take into account a party’s legal obligation…