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A Texas CPS case can get quite complicated, especially when it occurs alongside a divorce. By now, you should have been contacted by CPS (typically by phone) which means you need to place a call to an experienced CPS attorney immediately. They will work with you through all this entire process and give you the […]

Remember the hypothetical family in the “vodka tonic incident” outlined in our last post? Fast forward to the aftermath. After that night, the couple decides to get divorced. However, the wife also calls Child Protective Services, who investigates and opens a case. Both parents are parties to the case, and the husband is CPS’ initial […]

Imagine a woman having two vodka tonics every night, and almost every night she and her husband get into an argument. She likes to throw her vodka tonic in his face (just the liquid, and not the glass). Just last night, the wife had two vodka tonics, as usual.  She and her husband were arguing, […]

If you’re thinking about a prenuptial agreement, you may be feeling nervous about bringing up the topic with your fiancé or partner. You may be asking yourself: How do I ask for a prenup? Or, maybe your fiancé wants a prenup and you feel uncomfortable about it. Don’t Be Afraid to Talk About Planning for […]

Many people who come to me for help as a prenup lawyer have been through a difficult divorce in the past. Divorces in Austin can be particularly complex and expensive. This is because Texas is one of only a few “community property” states. Community property is divided between spouses in a divorce. Separate property is […]

Prenuptial agreements are a common step before marriage in Texas. A prenuptial agreement, or prenup as they’re commonly known, is simply an agreement between partners about what happens when the marriage ends, either by divorce or death. All marriages end. As a prenup lawyer in Austin, I help an increasing number of couples make prenup […]

Can I sign a prenuptial agreement after marriage? No, you cannot get a prenup if you’re already married. However, married couples can sign a postnuptial agreement (or postnup) to achieve the same goals as a prenup in most cases.

In divorce mediation, a neutral third party, known as a mediator, will help you and your spouse to resolve conflicts. The goal of mediation is to resolve your divorce out of court by agreement, rather than fight it out in court.

There are two main types of divorce in Texas: Uncontested Divorce and Contested Divorce. What’s the Difference Between Contested Divorce and Uncontested Divorce? This is one of the most common questions I get as a divorce lawyer in Austin, TX.