During this emergency situation, we are continuing to take care of the legal needs of our current clients, as well as provide means for potential clients to receive legal services that they need. We are doing the following: As always, phone conferences are available. We will have the ability to set up video conferencing for appointments. The attorneys are continuing to work on our cases and … [Read more...] about How we Take Care of your Legal Needs During the Coronavirus Pandemic
How to Harm Your Chances of Getting Custody of Your Children
Fighting for custody is a heartrending, exhausting, and sorrowful experience. No matter what the results, it is hard on everyone. In fact, people become so completely emotional and exhausted that they are not on their best behavior. If there is a time to be on your best behavior, it is while you are asking for custody. Here are some of the top mistakes that people make when involved in a … [Read more...] about How to Harm Your Chances of Getting Custody of Your Children
Adult Adoption in Texas- Why, When and How Does it Affect Inheritance?
There are many reasons why an adoption may be commenced after the potential adoptee turns 18. In an adult adoption the biological parent or parents do not have to be contacted or give their consent as they would if the adoption were for a minor child. Therefore a stepparent who had wanted to adopt their stepchild for years but knew that it was impossible to get a biological parent’s consent … [Read more...] about Adult Adoption in Texas- Why, When and How Does it Affect Inheritance?
How to Get a Certified Copy of your Divorce Decree
Once you are divorced you will want to get a certified copy of your divorce Decree. Your Attorney may do that for you or help you understand how to do that. But even so, you may be anxious to get one quickly or you may need additional copies later on. It can be very helpful to know how to get the Decree for yourself. You will have a choice between a certified or non-certified copy of the … [Read more...] about How to Get a Certified Copy of your Divorce Decree
Don’t Take the Bait!
If you are involved in any type of legal dispute it is important to keep your thinking and behavior independent from your opponent's thinking and behavior.If you get upset and show your worst side, you'd better believe that it can come back to bite you.Displaying your uncontrolled rage in person, by text, by voice mail, or online can really harm your case.Always "take the high road". Hang up. Walk … [Read more...] about Don’t Take the Bait!
Help your Attorney Prepare Your Divorce Case for Court
When going through a divorce it is normal to feel that things are out of your control. It can be helpful to take some constructive action in helping your attorney prepare your case. Here are some proactive things that you can do. Answer calls and emails from your attorney promptly. When your attorney or the legal staff have a question for you, read/listen carefully and answer the … [Read more...] about Help your Attorney Prepare Your Divorce Case for Court
Sio’s Family Law Tips… All About Parenting Class Requirements
The Texas family code gives courts the specific authority to order the parties in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship to take a parenting class. (a divorce with children, custody/visitation case, and paternity case are all examples of suits which affect the parent-child relationship). The parenting class requirement is found in Texas Family Code Section 105.009. Over stressed and … [Read more...] about Sio’s Family Law Tips… All About Parenting Class Requirements