Child Custody Laws in Texas: An Overview

December 10, 2019

A judge will always decide a child custody matter on a case-by-case basis. This is an overview of common questions people new to a child custody case may have. What Is a “Contested Custody” Case? The term “contested custody” does…Read More

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What You Need to Know About Prenups and Postnups

October 31, 2019

Texas law allows spouses and intended spouses to enter a Property Agreement that will change their property rights that would otherwise exist by law. A Prenuptial Agreement, or prenup, is signed before marriage, and A Postnuptial Agreement, or postnup, is…Read More

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Premarital Property Agreements in Texas: Proceed with Caution

September 3, 2018

Many couples in Texas decide to sign premarital or prenuptial agreements before marriage. These agreements define and, presumably, change the way Texas law would treat the rights spouses have to property in the event of divorce or death of either…Read More

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Divorce and the Stay-at-Home Parent

March 31, 2017

NMSB Partner Judith Bryant wrote an article for the Winter 2017 issue of the Texas Paralegal Journal titled “Divorce and the Stay-at-Home Parent.” The article focuses on the challenges and realities of divorce for the stay-at-home parent in Texas. In…Read More

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Act Responsibly: Ways divorce clients hurt their cases

December 2, 2014

Fear and anger can cloud a divorce client’s judgment, sometimes leading to negative repercussions. To learn more about the most common, yet avoidable, mistakes we see during the process, read Judith Bryant’s article about Ways Clients Hurt their Cases in the Texas Bar…Read More

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Till Death Do Us Part?

October 2, 2014

Splitting up can be difficult, especially if you don’t know the truth about family law in Texas. Lawyers who specialize in handling divorces often have clients who are certain of how their divorce case will unfold, usually because they have…Read More

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Prenuptial Agreements: The Wedding Planner

September 2, 2013

What you need to know about prenuptial agreements before you tie the knot. When you fall in love and decide to get married, asking your intended to sign a prenuptial agreement in anticipation of a divorce is, to say the…Read More

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