October 27, 2014

Common Law Marriage in Houston

Common law marriage is what most people mean by the Texas definition of an Informal Marriage; and it falls under the category of family law. When two […]
October 24, 2014

Discussion. Do Churches Promote Violence Against Women?

Baptist preachers are disturbingly mum when it comes to domestic abuse. Furthermore, since these churches aren’t part of the solution, they may be part of the […]
October 20, 2014

Same Sex Divorce Case in Texas

Court is Closed to Gay Couple In September 2014, a North Texas judge threw out a same-sex divorce petition, claiming that he had no jurisdiction to […]
October 17, 2014

Houston Gay Ex-Spouse Wins Custody Fight

A Houston Court of Appeals recently ruled that a good dad is a good dad, regardless of the labels that may be applied to the family. […]
October 13, 2014

One Step Closer | Houston Gay Rights Attorney

The right for an entire country to allow unions between same-sex couples took another great stride on Monday, October 6, when the United States Supreme Court […]
October 12, 2014

Parental Presumption Turns 24

In October 1990, the Texas Supreme Court issued a landmark family law opinion that has shaped the law almost immeasurably. Part of Lewelling v. Lewelling’s impact […]
October 9, 2014

Grandparents Visitation Rights

One Texas Senator wants to make it easier for grandparents to see their grandchildren. In March 2013, Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas) introduced S.B. 1148, which would […]
October 7, 2014

NFL Player Charged with Domestic Abuse

In a case that’s continuing to unfold, authorities in Minnesota recently sought a protective order against former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, in the wake of […]
September 30, 2014

The Importance of Following Your Child Support Court Order

Below is a link to a case where the parties had an Order from the Court regarding child support. They later supposedly agreed that the child […]