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NASA Astronaut Anne McClain Irate that Judge Reopened Custody Case

October 8, 2019
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NASA astronaut Anne McClain is irate that judge reopened custody case. Recently, a custody battle between NASA astronaut, Anne McClain and her wife, Summer Worden made headline news in Texas. The two had filed for divorce and were fighting for custody of their children. During the custody case, Worden made accusations that McClain had somehow…

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A False Accusation of Child Abuse Tears a Family Apart in Houston

October 4, 2019
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Most of us think of doctors as being there to help us. When something happens to our children, we don’t think twice about taking them to the emergency room. We love our children and want the best for them. So when you wake up in the middle of the night and your child isn’t breathing,…

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Do I really Need a Power of Attorney in Houston?

October 2, 2019
do i really need a power of attorney in houston?

Most of us can never imagine there being a time when we can’t make decisions for ourselves. Yet, most of us have dealt with parents or family members in this exact same position. Perhaps our mom or dad suffered from dementia as they got older. Or, maybe you have a disabled child and have power…

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Why Do Some People Choose to Adopt in Houston?

September 28, 2019
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Some people may wonder why a couple would choose to adopt a child. It can be very expensive. It can also be very difficult. Not everyone is approved for adoption on their first try. We also hear horror stories about birth mothers who change their minds at the last minute. Or, they may spend years…

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What Creditors Take Priority When You Settle an Estate?

September 21, 2019
probate lawyer talking to client about how to settle an estate

When your loved one dies, there’s a good chance you may be responsible to settle their estate. An estate is just what you call the process of paying your loved one’s debts and distributing their assets. The person in charge of this process is called the executor or the administrator. Some of the main responsibilities…

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What Kinds of Things Can Cost You Custody of Your Children in Houston?

September 14, 2019
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Getting married can be the best day of your life, aside from having your children. Likewise, getting divorced can be the worst day of your life. Signing your final divorce papers can be very painful. You start to wonder if you’re doing the right thing. You think back to all the good times you have.…

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Can Your Spouse Fight Your Divorce?

September 7, 2019
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Usually, when a couple decides to get divorced, it’s a decision they arrived at together. But that’s not always the case. There are times when one spouse wants a divorce and the other wants to work it out. This can make the divorce process drawn out and expensive. When one spouse wants to fight the…

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Can I Lose Visitation Rights if I Test Positive for Drugs?

August 28, 2019
can i lose visitation rights if i test positive for drugs?

All custody decisions made by the Courts have to do with the best interests of your children. If a court believes you’re using illegal drugs (or abusing legal ones), it can affect your custody and visitation. If your ex suspects you’re using drugs, they can file a motion to have you drug tested. The court…

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Can Alimony Last Forever in Houston, Texas?

August 21, 2019
can alimony/spousal maintenance last forever in houston, texas?

Some people think alimony lasts forever in Texas. To listen to a lot of disgruntled ex-spouses, you’d think this was true. However, even though people complain that they’ve been paying alimony forever, it’s rarely, if ever, the case. There are some states that have permanent alimony. Texas isn’t one of them. While they do allow…

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What Things Can Affect Child Custody in Houston, Texas?

August 14, 2019
what things can affect child custody in houston, texas?

If you’re going through a divorce, you know it can get ugly very fast. When it comes to things like child support, alimony and custody, it’s almost as if you need a referee. That’s why you need a Houston child custody attorney. They can be the one to mediate these types of decisions. When you’re…

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