After 46 years of law practice and 14 years with the firm of Holmes, Diggs & Eames, Bob Eames has left the firm, closed his office and simplified his life by officing at Reunion
After filing a modification case with the Court, but before the Court makes its final decision whether to modify the previous custody order, the Court must decide what will happen during this interim period.
Something I often hear from a parent is, “I want full custody of my child.” In response, I ask, “What does ‘full custody’ mean to you?” The Texas Family Code addresses custody of a
Shantel Berry-Conway brings a restricted appeal from the default judgment in a suit for divorce and child custody. In her issue on appeal, appellant contends the default judgment must be reversed because the return
The availability of relief by restricted appeal is primarily governed by Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure 30, which states: “A party who did not participate—either in person or through counsel—in the hearing that resulted
The requirements of Texas Family Code §6.301 are required to maintain a divorce suit in the State of Texas. Texas Family Code §6.301 states: “A suit for divorce may not be maintained in this
On December 11, 2013, the United States Supreme Court held oral arguments in Lozano v. Alvarez. The facts of the case are as follows: “Diana Alvarez and Manuel Lozano, two native Columbians, met while
This article explores presumptions in modifications. A presumption is a legal standard imposed by statute that normally applies to a case unless it is rebutted. In original family law cases, these presumptions are found