There is a step-by-step divorce process in Texas. For those who are considering ending their marriage, the question of where to start and the sheer gravity of the decision often make divorce a difficult decision. Add to that a belief that children might be negatively impacted, and many put off…

When couples divorce, or when unmarried people have children together, they will need to decide who has custody of the children. Child custody can be simple or complicated, depending on whether the parents can reach an agreement between themselves. At Tidwell Law Firm, we have represented numerous parents seeking custody…

Legal separation is not directly addressed under Texas law. However, you can still “legally separate.” In other words, there are no specific statutes addressing legal separation. So, it is not specifically recognized by Texas courts. That means that you and your spouse can split up and live separately and reach…

If you are considering or are in the process of a divorce, you may have questions and need an overview of Texas family law. Here, we’ll take a look at what you can expect from the court process, how lawyers help mediate the process, and what the specific Texas laws…

Being a parent is one of the most wonderful things in the world, but the job also comes with a host of responsibilities and obligations. One such responsibility is that of providing for your child financially. Married parents that live together are presumably both raising a child together. When divorced…

Divorce is a confusing time for many of our clients. In addition to dealing with the emotional fallout of separation, many couples feel overwhelmed by the complexity of divorce laws in Texas. In this article, we highlight the key facts divorcing couples need to know as they head toward divorce…