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Father’s Fight for Custody of Daughter Begins this Month

Many Houston custody battles begin when the parents of a child break up after originally intending to raise their offspring together. Some child custody cases are resolved swiftly and amicably, but others take a lot longer to sort out in a mutually agreeable manner. Occasionally, events occur during the proceedings that are not in the best interests [...]


Prenup Agreement in Place as Danica Patrick Heads for Divorce

Love and marriage may start out together, but they don't always stay together. Although not something all engaged couples want to think about, they should be aware that divorce is a possibility and take steps to protect their rights and assets before entering a marriage. A prenuptial agreement can help accomplish this and could make divorce proceedings [...]


Same-name Couple is Divorcing

When a couple decides to get divorced, there are a lot of issues that need to be settled. Matters such as the division of marital assets and spousal support must be worked out before the divorce can be finalized. For some in this situation, there is sometimes another issue that has to be decided, and that is [...]


Young 4-month-old Daughter of Belcher is Center of Custody Feud

When it comes to child custody disputes, it can be a struggle to determine the best interests of the child. Sometimes, child custody laws don't make it clear who should be the primary caregiver after a divorce or if a parent dies, so families will need to have a full understanding of their rights and options when [...]


American Indian Adoption Case to Go Before Supreme Court

Family law is a complex area that involves many difficult and emotional issues, and child custody is one of the most difficult to resolve to everyone's satisfaction. While child custody problems are usually thought of as following from divorce, they can also arise in other circumstances, including adoption. On Jan. 4, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to [...]


Divorce Case Hinges on Same-sex Marriage Question

Marriages do not always work out. When a Texas couple decides they want to end the union, they may seek to have their marriage legally dissolved via a divorce. The divorce is usually granted, but there are instances when there are certain issues that need a resolution — but it is not always easy to do [...]


Noncustodial Mother, Children Stopped at Border

Sometimes parents who lose custody disputes don't agree with the courts' decisions and take matters into their own hands. When a noncustodial parent has unsupervised visitation, it is critical for the custodial parent to remain vigilant and strict about return times. However, in some cases, this is not enough. A recent alleged kidnapping by a [...]


Amelia Earhart’s Prenup Placed in Exhibit

Before entering into the institution of marriage, couples have a lot to consider, especially if they are wealthy or have other assets that may need to be divided in the case of a divorce. Houston couples should take the time to discern whether a prenuptial agreement is needed. If they have received one from their fiancée, they [...]


Child Custody Dispute Becomes International Matter

As many Houston parents likely know, a child custody dispute is often the most divisive issue in a divorce. Child custody arrangements become even more complex, however, when the parents live in different countries, as the following account shows. The United States Supreme Court is considering whether U.S. law still applies to an international child custody case. [...]


Child Custody Cases Can Be Harder for Parents with Disabilities

When we think of child custody, we often think of two parents divorcing. Sometimes, however, custody issues can arise outside of divorce. In certain cases, the state will intervene if it thinks that the parents of a child are not suited to parent. Parental rights and child custody issues in this manner can be particularly difficult for parents who [...]