The big question for who gets the kids in a same-sex divorce should be “What’s best for the child?”
How the Texas Family Code might have applied to Hamilton
‘Hamilton’ is an amazing musical … even if you’re not looking for how it might intersect with the Texas Family Code.
Does a successful mediation mean my divorce is final?
Mediation is a great way to settle a divorce decree, but finishing a mediation isn’t quite the same as signing a divorce decree.
Can same-sex couples who have an informal marriage get divorced?
If you’re a same-sex couple and you’re looking to divorce following an informal marriage, read on.
Can I legally change my child’s name after birth?
At the Law Office of Lisa Vance, P.C., we often get the question about changing a child's name after birth. That's understandable, given that we're in the age of the modern family, with blended families and with children who aren't necessarily raised by their...
What are temporary orders, and do I need them in my divorce?
You may have heard about temporary orders and wondered if it's something you need as you're going through your divorce. While not every couple gets them, it's a step that allows couples to proceed in a divorce with agreements in place that function much like the...
How can an attorney help resolve my Child Protective Services case?
Cases involving Child Protective Services (CPS) can obviously be very stressful and overwhelming. They are usually initiated because someone questions the safety of a child or children while around the parent named in the case, and the end result can be that parent...
Mediation for Temporary Orders
When a divorce is filed in Bexar County, the couple's actions throughout the divorce are guided by what's called temporary orders. These orders help to keep matters between the divorcing parties civil, and include some basic rules to help the couple transition from...