After you have filed for divorce, your attorney will receive a timetable from the court. This is called a "Scheduling Order". It will show the time available to complete each phase of the case. In Texas, the Scheduling Order will also include a deadline to complete mediation. When you Need to Find a Mediator When the judge orders you to go to mediation in your contested divorce or … [Read more...] about The Importance of Choosing the Right Mediator
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Raising children is expensive, and as kids get older they require more. If you receive child support, you may be struggling to keep up. Is it time to revise your child support orders? Where do I find my child support orders? Child support orders are court orders and can be included in a Final Decree of Divorce, a Paternity Decree, a modification of previous orders, or can be stand-alone … [Read more...] about Is it Time to Revise Your Child Support Orders?
Going through a divorce can be a scary time. At the very least, it is a major change. Whether you are financially savvy, or you are just beginning to understand your financial picture, there are many reasons to consult a financial advisor during, and after a divorce. Your attorney's role Your attorney's job is to give you legal advice, represent you, and help you understand the legal … [Read more...] about Divorce Blog: Should You Consult with a Financial Advisor?
Abra esta publicación para ver el enlace en español If you are unemployed or laid off and can't pay child support, you have options. What you should know Here is what you should know if you are unemployed and can't pay child support. Even with a worldwide pandemic and current unemployment, your court orders are still in effect. And will stay that way until they are completed, or a … [Read more...] about Unemployed and Can’t Pay Child Support?
Desafortunadamente, Covid-19 está teniendo un gran impacto en nuestra salud física , mental y nuestras finanzas. Es fácil sufrir "sobrecarga de información". Nos bombardean con noticias, información médica, pautas locales, estatales y federales. Todos tienen consejos y todos tienen una opinión. La situación está cambiando tan rápidamente, y los consejos y procedimientos cambiaran a diario. Si … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Consejo # 15: Empleados conozcan sus derechos sobre los beneficios de desempleo
Covid-19 ha golpeado fuertemente la economía. Nos está afectando a todos de formas que ni siquiera hubiéramos imaginado. En Texas, particularmente en Houston, nuestra economía está fuertemente atada a la industria petrolera. Es probable que los cambios económicos continúen desarrollándose incluso después de que la amenaza inicial para la salud haya pasado. Las compañías de energía de Houston … [Read more...] about COVID-19 CONSEJO # 14: HAGA QUE SU PAQUETE DE INDEMNIZACIÓN CONTRATO DE EMPLEO, SEA REVISADO POR UN ABOGADO DE NEGOCIOS DE TEXAS
Confused by the options available? Not sure how to proceed? Here is a brief summary of information and resources for Texas business owners during Covid-19. The situation is changing daily, so your best bet is to keep up with the news several times a day. Texas Workforce Commission Covid-19 Resources for Employers. Includes information on unemployment. What to do if you have to close … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Tip # 12: Help for Business Owners: A Resource List for You
With the stay-at-home orders in place, there is an increase in domestic violence. This is true around the country. Specifically, in our own area, Houston Police Chief Acevedo stated on April 2nd that there is an increase in domestic assault, although some other types of crime in the area have decreased. Anyone can be the victim of domestic violence, no matter what their age or gender. In … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Tip # 10. Ask for Help if You are Experiencing Domestic Violence