A family lawyer Cypress, TX families have relied on for years understands that when you are going through a divorce or trying to figure out the best way to take care of your children, you may need to turn to a lawyer for help. There are many reasons a person may choose to leave their spouse or get help when it comes to child support or child custody and you have turned to the right place. At Winfrey Law Firm, PLLC, we care about giving families the help they need. If you are interested in a consultation or if you would like to speak with a member of our team, give our office a call. We are here when you need us.
When it comes to divorce can I just file the paperwork without an attorney?
You are not required to have legal help when it comes to filing for a divorce. That said, your spouse may be asking for too much when it comes to fairly splitting the assets. It is also helpful to have a Cypress, Texas family lawyer on your side when it comes to what kinds of paperwork need to be filed and what the deadlines are. An attorney can also help make sure your children are safe and have the appropriate custody arrangement during and after the divorce.
I don’t want to write down why we are getting divorced. Do I need to have a reason?
Texas is considered a “no-fault” state for divorce. That means you don’t have to write down any personal information for why you are getting a divorce when filing the paperwork.
I am in a common-law marriage with my spouse. Is a formal divorce required?
While you may not have gone through the same marriage process as other people, Texas still considers you to be married in a common-law marriage. Although it is not the case in every situation, you may need to file a divorce petition to formally leave your spouse. You can speak with your attorney if you are not sure about the details of this.
Can a court give grandparents custody of their grandchildren?
A court can give grandparents custody of their grandchildren but it is important to know that a court will not consider this an ideal situation. Grandparents will need to show that harm will come to their grandchildren if they stay in their parents’ custody.