Social Media Evidence and Divorce in Texas

By |2023-12-21T16:46:53+00:00December 21st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

In today's interconnected world, social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, and Twitter play a significant role in our personal lives. This reality has profound implications in legal matters, particularly in divorce cases in Texas. For individuals facing divorce proceedings, understanding how social media evidence is treated under Texas law is vital. This article [...]

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Replevin Actions Against Ex-Spouses and Ex-Partners In Texas

By |2023-11-14T15:13:08+00:00November 14th, 2023|Categories: Divorce Property Division, Uncategorized|

When relationships end, the division of personal property often becomes a contentious issue. In Texas, the legal framework provides specific pathways for individuals to reclaim personal property that may have been wrongfully taken or retained by an ex-spouse or partner. This article delves into the nuances of replevin actions in Texas, offering guidance for both divorced [...]

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What are the tax implications of dividing a 401(k) in a divorce in Texas?

By |2023-10-28T15:45:41+00:00October 28th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Divorce proceedings are intricate, and when a 401(k) or other retirement accounts are part of the equation, grasping the tax implications becomes essential. In Texas, as in many other states, these accounts are deemed marital property if accumulated during the marriage, making them subject to division upon divorce. This article aims to shed light on the [...]

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How Does Deferred Adjudication for Assault Influence Custody Cases in Texas?

By |2023-10-26T18:48:17+00:00October 26th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

When it comes to child custody cases in Texas, the court’s primary focus is on ensuring the safety and well-being of the child. This commitment becomes even more critical when one of the parents involved has a history of assault, even if it resulted in deferred adjudication. Understanding how the Texas Family Code addresses these issues [...]

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How We Sort Through Discovery Documents in a Texas Divorce

By |2023-10-24T16:10:21+00:00October 24th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

The discovery process in a Texas divorce is a meticulous endeavor, and at The Blacknall Firm, it's a collective effort involving our skilled attorneys and dedicated support staff. Here's an overview of the steps the firm undertakes to ensure a comprehensive discovery process: 1. Requesting Discovery The process begins with the firm's attorneys drafting precise requests [...]

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The First Steps: What to Consider Before Filing for Divorce in Texas

By |2023-10-24T15:45:47+00:00October 22nd, 2023|Categories: Divorce, Pre-Divorce Advice, Uncategorized|

Divorce is a significant life event, and the decision to pursue it is rarely taken lightly. For many, it's a culmination of months or even years of contemplation, discussions, and emotional turmoil. If you're considering divorce in Texas, it's essential to understand the initial steps and factors to weigh before taking the plunge. Here's a guide [...]

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What Is Income in a Texas Child Support Case?

By |2024-01-22T00:18:41+00:00October 14th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Child support is a pivotal aspect of family law, ensuring that children receive the necessary financial support from both parents. In Texas, the determination of child support largely hinges on the income of the parents. But what exactly constitutes "income" for the purpose of calculating child support in Texas? 1. Defining Income in Texas (§154.062) The [...]

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What Happens if a Parent Does Not Follow a Court Order in Texas?

By |2023-02-25T16:44:25+00:00February 25th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

As a Collin County family lawyer, I frequently work with parents who are struggling to navigate difficult co-parenting situations. One common issue that arises is when one parent is violating a court order, such as failing to pay child support or refusing to adhere to a visitation schedule. If you are in this situation, it's important [...]

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Remaining Brave In The Face of Challenges

By |2023-07-26T15:52:00+00:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Understanding Life's Inevitable Ups and Downs Life is a journey marked by a series of highs and lows. This is a simple truth that is often difficult to accept. Regardless of our status or wealth, we all experience good days and bad days. Even the most successful individuals are not exempt from this rollercoaster ride of [...]

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How to Handle Stress and Anxiety during Your Divorce

By |2023-10-15T16:35:09+00:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Divorce is rarely simple or easy. In fact, it’s often complicated, messy, and filled with challenges. For most people, it’s the single most stressful event they’ll ever go through. While there is no way to completely eliminate the stress and anxiety associated with divorce, there are strategies you can employ to manage these emotions more effectively. [...]

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