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April 2015 Archives

Proposed Texas bill would allow 50-50 custody

A huge number of Texas family law guidelines are explicitly designed to account for the best interests of children involved in divorce and other disputes. Many people have and continue to argue, however, that some child custody and visitation policies favor one parent over the other. For instance, it is standard practice in many cases to assign primary custody to the mother of the child in question. It is for that reason that some parents are speaking up in support of new family law legislation that is currently being considered in the state.

Proposed Texas bill would allow 50-50 custody

A huge number of Texas family law guidelines are explicitly designed to account for the best interests of children involved in divorce and other disputes. Many people have and continue to argue, however, that some child custody and visitation policies favor one parent over the other. For instance, it is standard practice in many cases to assign primary custody to the mother of the child in question. It is for that reason that some parents are speaking up in support of new family law legislation that is currently being considered in the state.

Texas spousal support award lengths and limitations

Texas family law guidelines outlining the terms under which spousal support can be awarded and/or amended are intended to be consistent, but do account for unique circumstances. As a result, people engaged in divorce proceedings often have questions and concerns about how current spousal support rules apply to their case. Provided below is a brief overview of current policies for determining the amount of time that a person may be entitled to receive spousal support in Texas.

Texas spousal support award lengths and limitations

Texas family law guidelines outlining the terms under which spousal support can be awarded and/or amended are intended to be consistent, but do account for unique circumstances. As a result, people engaged in divorce proceedings often have questions and concerns about how current spousal support rules apply to their case. Provided below is a brief overview of current policies for determining the amount of time that a person may be entitled to receive spousal support in Texas.

What are my child custody rights during military deployment?

As a member of the armed forces, you understand that serving your country involves making a number of personal sacrifices. That does not necessarily mean, however, that you have to completely relinquish your rights as a parent in the event that you are deployed. No matter if you are recognized as your child’s custodial or noncustodial parent, Texas family law and military guidelines account for your legal rights and obligations to your child.

What are my child custody rights during military deployment?

As a member of the armed forces, you understand that serving your country involves making a number of personal sacrifices. That does not necessarily mean, however, that you have to completely relinquish your rights as a parent in the event that you are deployed. No matter if you are recognized as your child’s custodial or noncustodial parent, Texas family law and military guidelines account for your legal rights and obligations to your child.

An overview of estate planning services

Many people assume that estate planning is only necessary in cases involving considerable amounts of personal and/or marital assets. The truth is, however, that it may be in your best interest to account for the future of your estate if you have children or any kind of property. Being familiar with the many types of arrangements that can be made in the event of your passing can go a long way to ensure that your loved ones are provided for according to your wishes. Beyond that, having the proper documentation in place can also guarantee that your own safety and well-being is protected at all times. It is for that reason that we here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., are committed to providing comprehensive estate planning services to our clients.

An overview of estate planning services

Many people assume that estate planning is only necessary in cases involving considerable amounts of personal and/or marital assets. The truth is, however, that it may be in your best interest to account for the future of your estate if you have children or any kind of property. Being familiar with the many types of arrangements that can be made in the event of your passing can go a long way to ensure that your loved ones are provided for according to your wishes. Beyond that, having the proper documentation in place can also guarantee that your own safety and well-being is protected at all times. It is for that reason that we here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., are committed to providing comprehensive estate planning services to our clients.