Prenups are often misunderstood. Most people think of a premarital agreement, aka prenup, as a roadmap for divorce. Instead, a prenup should be viewed as an agreement, entered into in advance of any conflict, that clarifies how the married couple will deal with their finances while they are married. It also can provide for security in the unfortunate event of the marriage ending in divorce or … [Read more...]
Why Is It Important to Have A Child-Centered Divorce?
When people divorce, their children may hear their parents arguing and feel like it is somehow their fault. They wonder what will happen to them. At our law office, we help parents step back from their own emotional issues and work to have a child-centered divorce. Child-Centered Divorce Using the Collaborative Process A collaborative divorce is a way that a couple can part ways … [Read more...]
Importance of establishing paternity to enforce fathers’ rights
When a child is born to a married couple in Texas, the couple is legally considered the parents of the child – the husband is legally considered the father of the child unless a court has determined he is not the father. But what happens when the couple is not married, as is the case more and more frequently, or a mother is unsure of who the father is? In these cases, paternity has to … [Read more...]