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Category: Family Law/CPS

Why Does TX Divorce Take so Long?


If you’re considering filing for divorce in Texas, you’re probably wondering how long it would take to get one. Any reputable San Antonio divorce attorney will tell you that the divorce process and timeline will differ from one case to another because of the different factors involved in each case. A simple change in any… read more

Compelling Transparency in Texas CPS Cases


Texas Child Protective Services (“CPS”), a division of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (“DFPS”), does not like to provide answers or information about their cases. Despite a series of reforms to increase transparency in CPS investigations and legal cases, CPS routinely fails to notify parents, relatives, and foster parents of their rights… read more

Consequences of Domestic Violence in Texas


In Texas, you may face a domestic violence charge if you allegedly committed a violent act against a member of your family or household or someone you are dating or have dated. Crimes involving domestic violence usually carry higher and more serve penalties and consequences than similar assault offenses involving non-family members. Domestic Assault Penalties… read more

What is a Child Custody or Support Modification?


Courts don’t like it when families don’t get along, especially when orders relating to minor children are involved. These orders typically include child custody or conservatorship orders, child support orders, and child visitation or possession orders. To respect the requirement to follow existing court orders and be fair to parents, the law allows parents to… read more

What If My Ex-Spouse Won’t Follow Child Custody Orders?


Issues with child custody can be one of the hardest to resolve for some divorcing couples. You may feel like everything will be fine after the custody hearing. But what if your ex-spouse refuses to follow the child custody orders? You can do a lot to hold your ex-spouse accountable for their actions. However, it… read more