Texas Child Custody Laws for Unmarried Parents

Child custody laws for married parents in Texas are clear and concise. However, for unmarried parents, the issue of child custody becomes a bit more difficult. Here, we’ll help you understand what your parental rights are, whether you’re the father or the mother. Unmarried Fathers’ Rights in Texas Most often, it’s the father who must […]

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Father Not Paying Child Support: Steps to Take in Texas

Texas has zero tolerance for fathers (or mothers) who deliberately evade child support payments. The laws are strict, and the punishments for failing to pay can be harsh. Despite this, over 400,000 parents neglect to make child support payments in Texas each year. If the father is not paying child support payments on time or […]

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Child Custody Rights for Fathers in Texas: Everything a Dad Needs to Win

  Although family courts long ago stopped assuming that mothers should get full custody of children in a custody battle, moms are still given custody at a much higher rate. The general standard is that courts should make decisions based on “what’s in the best interest of the child.” Here, we’ll discuss regulations surrounding child […]

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Can a Divorce Attorney Subpoena Text Messages?

Divorce attorneys in Texas can subpoena text message records for litigation. However, determining whether they can be used as evidence can be complicated. You usually only have a short window of time to retrieve text message records from the phone company before they’re deleted forever. Despite the logistics, text messages are now the most common […]

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How to Respond to a Divorce Summons: Avoid These Mistakes!

Responding to a divorce summons can be a bit overwhelming. Once you’ve been served papers, though, you have a limited amount of time to file a response. If you fail to meet the response deadline, the courts may grant your spouse everything they requested in the divorce petition, including child custody, support, property rights, and […]

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Can JAG Represent You in Civil Matters?

If you’re a service member or military spouse seeking a divorce in San Antonio, it’s important to understand your rights, as both military and civilian laws will come in to play. Can JAG represent you in civil matters like divorce? The answer to this is: Sort of. Every military post has an on-base JAG assistance […]

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Can You Appeal Family Law in San Antonio? 3 Steps to Take

Family legal matters in Texas are often resolved through litigation, which means that a judge will make the final decision about issues such as child custody and spousal support.  If you’re unhappy with the court’s decision regarding your divorce judgment, you may have grounds to appeal, under limited circumstances. Here are 3 steps to take […]

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Legal Separation in Texas: What You Need to Know

If you want a legal separation in Texas, you’ll unfortunately find no legal statutes or family laws to help. Although there are numerous proven benefits to legal separations, Texas is one of the handful of states that doesn’t officially recognize the process. In the eyes of the law, Texas couples who are unhappy with their […]

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Military Divorce in Texas and Child Custody

In cases of military divorce in Texas and child custody, a number of unique challenges can arise due to the nature of military service itself. The possibility of future deployments, a dangerous occupation and other unpredictable elements of military service can all complicate matters – particularly for the service member. If you or your spouse […]

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San Antonio Family Law Attorney Accepted into Texas Bar College (Press Release)

San Antonio, Texas – Renowned San Antonio family law attorney Jennifer Espronceda was recently accepted as a member to the prestigious Texas Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers and legal professionals chartered by the Supreme Court of Texas. The Texas Bar College was built to recognize lawyers who go above and beyond in furthering […]

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