Terry L. Hart, Attorney at Law

January 2020 Archives

Is divorce mediation always the best solution for Texas couples?

Divorce mediation is quickly becoming a popular choice for couples looking to end their marriages with as little stress as possible. The process of mediation involves working with a neutral third-party toward the goal of resolving any disputes couples may have regarding divorce.

How difficult is it to adopt your spouse's biological children?

Texas families come in all shapes and sizes, and there is no one right way to establish a home. Sometimes, the bond that stepparents have with their stepchildren is significant enough to where the stepparent wants to formalize his or her relationship through adoption. This can be a wonderful way to grow your family and legally establish your role in the life of your kids.

Can changes to my employment modify my child support?

In Texas, when there is an order to pay child support, the employment situation will play a significant role in how much is to be paid. Given the fickle nature of the job market, it is not uncommon for a person to lose his or her job and experience a changed financial circumstance during the time they are paying or receiving child support. Job loss or making less money can be a challenge. It is important to understand how this can affect the payments and for how long.

Pet custody disputes increase among divorcing couples

One of the most difficult parts of a divorce when a couple has children can be coming up with a parenting plan that is fair to both parents, and of course, is in the best interests of the child. But what happens when that "child" is a four-legged furball? Divorcing couples in Texas often find themselves fighting over man's best friend, arguing over who gets to keep the family pet.

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