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Who will raise your kids if you and your spouse die?

San Antonio parents no doubt want only the best for their children. Yet in their haste to select the best primary and secondary schools and set up college funds, many often overlook one of the most important decisions that they may ever have to make: who will take care of the children in the event that both they and their spouses die?

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.

Prenuptial agreements: what they are and what they can do

Of all the questions that people have when they get married in Texas, few may be about divorce issues. However, many marriage experts and financial advisors agree that discussing the possibility of divorce prior to getting married can help couples build the foundation for a solid union. Developing a prenuptial agreement can help people maintain their personal property rights, while outlining the financial terms of a marriage before it begins.

Prenuptial agreements: what they are and what they can do

Of all the questions that people have when they get married in Texas, few may be about divorce issues. However, many marriage experts and financial advisors agree that discussing the possibility of divorce prior to getting married can help couples build the foundation for a solid union. Developing a prenuptial agreement can help people maintain their personal property rights, while outlining the financial terms of a marriage before it begins.

Family law options for Texas grandparents

Every day, countless grandparents across the state of Texas and the entire country are confronted by the prospect of taking care of their grandchildren on a full-time basis. Whether there has been a death in the family or one or both parents are unable to care for their children properly, the maternal or paternal grandparents can seek to have legal custody of children involved in the case. That is why it is so important for Texas grandparents to understand their options for obtaining custody of their grandchildren under the law.

Family law options for Texas grandparents

Every day, countless grandparents across the state of Texas and the entire country are confronted by the prospect of taking care of their grandchildren on a full-time basis. Whether there has been a death in the family or one or both parents are unable to care for their children properly, the maternal or paternal grandparents can seek to have legal custody of children involved in the case. That is why it is so important for Texas grandparents to understand their options for obtaining custody of their grandchildren under the law.

Enforcing the terms of a divorce decree

We here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., have handled many cases where one or both divorced parties failed to comply with the terms of their finalized divorce settlement. Sometimes there is confusion over the language of a divorce decree, while there are other instances where one ex-spouse simply refuses to meet his or her legal obligations. If you or your ex-husband or wife have not met any or all of the provisions outlined in your divorce decree, it is important to understand if and how such guidelines are enforced under Texas state law.

Enforcing the terms of a divorce decree

We here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., have handled many cases where one or both divorced parties failed to comply with the terms of their finalized divorce settlement. Sometimes there is confusion over the language of a divorce decree, while there are other instances where one ex-spouse simply refuses to meet his or her legal obligations. If you or your ex-husband or wife have not met any or all of the provisions outlined in your divorce decree, it is important to understand if and how such guidelines are enforced under Texas state law.

An introduction to determining Texas spousal support

Determining spousal support is an important aspect of many divorce disputes, as both parties involved can be affected by the terms of the settlement for years to come. Having a basic understanding of how spousal support is addressed under state family law guidelines can be incredibly helpful to anyone facing divorce proceedings in the state. Provided below are a few key points relating to spousal support in Texas.