Common Law Marriage

March 23, 2017

Common Law Same-Sex Marriage Before June 26, 2015?

So in the legal community it is still being debated as to whether common law same-sex marriage exists before the famous Obergefell decision on June 26, […]
December 7, 2016

The Physician’s Assistant v. The Doctor

I recently went to the doctor. Let me back that up, I went to 3 doctors recently all for the same condition. It started with a […]
November 3, 2016

Do’s and Dont’s during Family Law Matters

Sometimes I am asked, what should I be doing while my case is pending. I usually tell clients to keep a log of anything related to […]
August 2, 2016

So Now You Want to Get Married?

Prior to the Obergefell decision many same-sex couples did estate planning to try to get similar rights to heterosexual married couples in the event your partner […]
July 5, 2016

Can You File For Divorce Without an Attorney?

The short answer is yes. Yes you read that right, I said yes you can. I am even going to give you a checklist to help […]
June 23, 2016

With Same Sex Marriage Comes Complications

As many people celebrated the decision almost one year ago today when the Supreme Court of the United States said same-sex couples could get legally married […]
January 24, 2016

Creative Family Law Solutions

Many times people come to see me when they feel as though they have run out of options. They always tell me that there is no […]
July 28, 2015

Is there Same-Sex Common Law Marriage in Texas?

There has been much debate amongst attorneys in Texas regarding the state of common law marriage as it relates to same-sex couples. Some attorneys believe that […]
July 8, 2015

Does Texas Have Alimony?

The short answer to this question is no Texas does not have Alimony. Instead, Texas has spousal maintenance and has very specific guidelines to be met […]