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Category: Family Law/CPS

What to Do if My Spouse Emptied My Bank Account


Many married couples have joint bank accounts. Each spouse has the right to make deposits into the account, and, each spouse has the right to withdraw from the account any amount up to the total balance. It’s common for married spouses to have joint accounts for practical and romantic reasons. Practically, the couple is pooling… read more

Types of Child Custody & Factors a Judge Will Consider


Child custody, known as conservatorship under Texas law, refers to a parent’s legal responsibilities and rights over the care, upbringing, and control of their child. Custody laws help ensure that children always have a healthy, safe, and stable environment. These laws also encourage parents to figure out child custody agreements without taking their issues in… read more

Why Does The TX Adoption Process Take So Long?


The adoption process in Texas may take a long time, depending on various factors. In general, these factors can include: State adoption laws and proceedings Your age and financial capacity Whether you have other children Whether you have age, gender, or racial preferences Whether you want a domestic or international adoption Whether you want a… read more

How the Court Considers Criminal History with Custody


The child custody laws in Texas are geared toward the best interests of children. In most cases, divorced or separated parents can mutually resolve child custody arrangements without battling it out in court. In some cases, however, if the parents can’t reach an amicable decision, the court must step in and apply the fundamental child… read more

How Much Does a Divorce in TX Cost?


In the U.S., the average cost of divorce is $15,000 up to $20,000. However, more complicated divorce cases – specifically contested divorces that involve children, contentious couples, and a significant amount of assets – can be more costly, while uncontested or simple divorces can be more affordable. A simple divorce in Texas can cost between… read more