What Happens If the Custodial Parent Refuses Visitation?

If your ex-spouse has blocked you from seeing your kids, we know how painful that experience can be. And although your spouse may have valid reasons for blocking your visitation rights, those reasons more than likely won't hold up in court. Because of this, you have options. If your dispute over visitation is minor, it's best that [...]

2019-03-15T14:32:00+00:00

What to Know About Court Ordered Drug Testing in Child Custody Cases

In Houston child custody cases, the court acts in the best interests of the child. That means the court must determine whether each parent is fit to care for their children. If a parent is accused of drug abuse, or has a history of drug abuse, the court will order a drug test. To learn [...]

2019-02-21T22:16:22+00:00

Understanding Conservatorships

As a parent going through a divorce in Texas, you may have already heard the terms “conservatorship” and “guardianship.” These two terms describe the relationship between a parent and a child. Because Texas uses different verbiage than some other states to describe parents’ rights after a divorce, it’s important to completely understand the terms and [...]

2019-02-21T15:19:51+00:00

4 Ways to Move on with Life Following Divorce

Getting divorced is a life-altering change. Your finalized divorce marks the end of one era of your life and the beginning of another. You want to move forward with enthusiasm and hope, but the stress of your divorce might feel like it’s holding you back. First of all, this is completely normal. Second, we can [...]

2019-02-21T12:42:34+00:00

How to Have the Best Post-Divorce Holiday Ever

With the holidays upon us, this time of year can be especially stressful for anyone who has been through a divorce. Even for those who have been divorced for years, the holidays are challenging because this is when we traditionally spend time with our families. For divorced parents, the separation from children in addition to [...]

2018-11-29T21:30:31+00:00

5 Myths About Prenuptial Agreements

These days, anyone planning on marriage should learn about prenuptial agreements. Although these legal documents have some negative stigma associated with them, they are very beneficial. Here are the truths behind five false ideas about prenuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements show a lack of trust. The most common myth about prenuptial agreements is that they show [...]

2018-11-13T08:43:15+00:00

7 Tips for Talking About Divorce with Your Kids

You and your spouse have decided to divorce. Once you have reached this decision, you need to talk to your kids about it. Having an honest conversation with them is crucial; a good conversation can help both the parents and the kids deal with the upcoming divorce in a more positive, healthy way. Here are [...]

2018-10-12T09:45:00+00:00

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Handle the Divorce Process

Divorce is stressful for everyone involved. Even though you and your former spouse are going through a difficult time, it’s important to remember that your kids are, too. Here are five ways that you can help your kids handle the divorce process. 1. Listen and encourage them to talk about their thoughts and feelings. Undoubtedly, [...]

2018-10-12T09:28:47+00:00