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Revisions to the Texas Family Code that every attorney should know
There are many changes to the Texas Family Code and other laws impacting parents, grandparents, children and families beginning Sept. 1, 2021.
Child Custody: What If There Are Allegations of Domestic Violence?
(ALM (formerly American Lawyer Media), 2020-09-04)
In this Family Law column, Toby Kleinman and Daniel Pollack discusses the issue of domestic violence during the pendency of a legal matter.
A victim of emotional abuse says, ‘I’m staying in the marriage for the kids’ sake.’ How do you respond?
Emotional abuse breeds self-doubt. While attorneys are not therapists, we can still be supportive of what our clients are going through. That means, along with discussing legal strategies regarding whether a client ultimately ...
Smoothing out legal co-parenting pitfalls during holidays
Your client, a divorced parent, is planning their first holiday season under new co-parenting arrangements. As an attorney, the single best piece of advice you can give your client is this: If the client anticipates a legal ...