After 46 years of law practice and 14 years with the firm of Holmes Diggs DePlaza, Bob Eames has left the firm, closed his office and simplified his life by officing at Reunion Title
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
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
Informal Marriage – Generally Chapter 2, Subchapter E, of the Texas Family Code addresses the existence of a marriage relationship. Specifically, Tex. Fam. Code §2.401 states, in relevant part, as follows: (a) In a
The central tenant of the Hague Convention is the idea of the home state of the child. The home state is where the substantive custody determination should take place. The home state’s laws are