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September 2017 Archives

When possible, an uncontested divorce may be the best option

For many Texas couples, an uncontested divorce is not an option. Perhaps the two spouses cannot come to an agreement on the elements of their divorce. Other times, the couple may have extensive and complicated assets that make it difficult to go the uncontested route.

Prenuptial agreements: Identifying the pros and cons

One area of family law that has gotten a lot of attention in recent years is the premarital agreement, which is also known as the prenuptial agreement. The extra attention might be because celebrity weddings and divorces invariably involve a prenuptial agreement of some kind.

Child conservatorships in Texas

Texas law does things a little differently than most states when it comes to child custody. First of all, child custody is instead known as a child conservatorship. These conservatorships are generally split into two types: joint managing conservatorship (JMC) and sole managing conservatorship (SMC). These, in simple terms, refer to whether a parent is the only custodian of the child in question, or whether the other parent also is a custodian of the child jointly.

What are the most important points in a military divorce?

Getting a divorce when you or your spouse serves in the armed forces can be complex. However, you can simplify the process by learning the laws surrounding a military divorce. This equips you to enter into the divorce prepared to face and overcome any obstacles that might otherwise block your path.

3 tips to make the best of supervised visitations

Sometimes you do not get as much visitation or custody as you want. In certain cases, you get supervised visitation. You know these visits can be difficult regardless of how excited you are to connect with your child. With a third party observing everything, you might feel awkward or inhibited. These visitations may also take place in unnatural settings. 

Accolades & Achievements

Karen Marvel, Brandon Wong and Michael C. de la Garza Are Proud To Have Achieved The Following Legal Accolades for Exemplary Legal Service.

*Karen Marvel was recognized in Texas Monthly in 2008-2017 as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters service)

**Karen Marvel is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization