Fort Bend County TX Divorce Lawyer

Divorce and Family Law Attorney in Fort Bend County TX

When you are facing a divorce, it is one of the most emotionally-charged and potentially life-changing events to deal with. The breakup of a marriage can be an exhausting, frustrating time. When you are at your most vulnerable and confused, you are in the position where you must make important decisions about your future and the future of your children. A Fort Bend County TX divorce lawyer from our law firm can assist you to manage the situation and forward your objectives. We fully underst and that confronting the issues involved in divorce carefully is of great concern. You need solid guidance and legal counsel to help you make the right decisions at the right time, and to ensure that your rights and interests are protected throughout the process.

Areas of Practice: Divorce and Family Law in Fort Bend County TX

Contested Divorce Some former couples cannot come to an agreement that is reasonable or fair through mediation or negotiation. Although this is the preferred method, in some cases, the divorce issues must be taken to the court to make the final determination. Your legal representation and their skill and ability are crucial if you hope to achieve your objectives in a successful litigation. Read more about contested divorce

Uncontested Divorce When the two parties in a marriage can come to a decision on the crucial issues in a divorce, they are in a good position and can seek an uncontested divorce. Read more about an affordable uncontested divorce

High Net Worth Divorce When either or both parties have a large number of properties, business interests, and other assets, the financial issues in a divorce can be exceptionally complex. Protecting your assets and interests is a real concern, and should be carefully managed by a qualified and experienced professional from our firm. Read more about high net worth divorce….

Military Divorce Members of the Armed Forces face specific challenges in divorce that civilians never experience. It is vital that you have legal counsel familiar with the law and how to deal with marriage dissolution when one or both parties are members of the military. Read more about military divorce

Collaborative Divorce A relatively new way to resolve the issues in a divorce is the process of a collaborative divorce. It has been proven that the agreements made in this process are often more easily adhered to, as they are established in this process with the help of legal counsel, as well as other experts that may be necessary. Read more about collaborative divorce

Simple Dissolution There are some marriages that can take advantage of simple marriage dissolution. When the two parties are in agreement with the divorce and do not have serious issues to resolve, they can get help from our firm with flexible rates. Read more about flexible rates for simple dissolution

Same Sex Marriages Some states recognize same sex marriages and others do not. This is an ongoing issue in Fort Bend County TX and currently a same sex marriage is not recognized under state law. When a same sex couple was legally married in a state that recognizes this type of union, the will have specific legal issues in Fort Bend County TX that must be carefully managed by a legal professional. Read more about same sex marriages

Cohabitation Agreement Many couples do not get married, and choose to live together in what is termed a common law marriage. Even without a legal marriage, a breakup can lead to serious problems with regard to assets, custody, support and other issues. Read more about cohabitation agreements….

Prenuptial Agreement While prenuptial agreements were rare in the past, currently many couples find that getting the financial agreements resolved prior to getting married is a good plan. This is an important legal document for those who are business owners, or have a large number of property or assets that they need to protect in marriage. Read more about prenuptial agreements

Annulment Legal annulment is different from a religious annulment. The court can rule that the marriage was void, and the parties can move forward as if the marriage never occurred. An annulment can be sought under specific reasons. Read more about annulment

Enforcement of Court Orders There are countless cases in which a court ordered payment for child support, alimony, visitation or other issue is not complied with. In such cases, you have legal recourse. Read more about enforcement of court orders

Enforcement of Settlement Agreements In cases in which a settlement is finalized in a divorce and the settlement agreement is not complied with, legal action can be taken to enforce the order. Read more about enforcement of settlement agreements

Alimony The state of Fort Bend County TX provides for one spouse to receive alimony, based upon the duration of the marriage, the earning capacity of each party and other factors. Read more about alimony….

Divorce Mediation Mediation is an extremely valuable tool in conflict resolution. When the two parties involved in a divorce simply cannot come to an agreement, it may be the best option to contact a divorce mediator to help you through the process. Using mediation in divorce and finding out more about mediation could help you to underst and the process and whether it is right for you. Read more about divorce mediation

Child Custody There are few issues that raise more concern in a divorce than that of child custody. There are many factors that will influence a court decision on custody. There are also potential legal issues surrounding a modification of child custodythird party custodyrelocating a child out of state, or relocation of a parent out of state. Read more about child custody

Parenting Time and Visitation Rights As a parent, you have the right to access to your children. How this is negotiated is important to both you, as a parent, and to your children. Read more about parenting time and visitation rights

Fathers’ Rights Fathers have rights equal to the rights of the mother. In the past, this was not the case; old viewpoints have changed, but you may still need to take action to protect your right to influence the lives of your children with regard to education, religion, and other important aspects of being a parent, as well as have access to them. Read more about fathers’ rights

Mothers’ Rights Protecting your rights as a mother is a critical issue. Your ability to raise your children, influence their lives and share your life with them can be threatened under certain circumstances. We can help you address these issues professionally, and will share your personal concerns. Read more about mothers’ rights

Grandparents’ Rights Do you have rights as a gr andparent? Fort Bend County TX law allows for grandparents to have access to their grandchildren through a court order under certain circumstances. Read more about grandparents’ rights

Child Support How will Fort Bend County TX law affect the issue of child support in your case? This legal issue requires skill and experience from your attorney to ensure your objectives are pursued. How the matter of determining gross income for child support is done, or problems regarding your ex not paying child support, or the need for a child support modification, issues regarding parental alienation or other matter should be addressed with legal help. Read more about child support

Legal Separation When a couple is not yet ready to divorce, either for religious reasons, financial reasons or when they are still hoping to resolve their marriage, it may be necessary to arrange a legal separation agreement. These are critical legal documents and how they are drafted could affect a future divorce should it take place later. Read more about legal separation

Child Protective Services In certain cases, Child Protective Services are involved in child custody legal matters. If you have run into a problem or issue with CPS, our firm can help you protect your rights as a parent. Read more about Child Protective Services

Legal Guardianship Some children will require a legal guardian. This can be an issue when both parents have passed away, or when they have problems that make them unable to care for their children, either through illness, drug or alcohol use, criminal activity or other issue. Read more about legal guardianship

Probate Creating a will or trust is a legally binding, efficient way to pass on your assets to your designated heirs. You have worked your entire life, and it is important that you arrange your affairs so that those you love get the benefits that you want to pass on to them. Read more about probate

Domestic Abuse One of the most frightening and dangerous situations for individuals and children is that of spousal abuse and child abuse. To protect your health, safety and future, it is crucial that the correct legal action is taken without delay. The effect of domestic abuse on custody awards is a matter that can lead to litigation, with a variety of claims and counter-claims. These are serious issues and require aggressive legal counsel to press forward with your interests as the top concern. Read more about domestic abuse

Orders of Protection When there is a threat of domestic abuse, the court could grant what is termed an ex parte order for protection. This allows for legal protection and relief for the individual who faces the threat of injury or harm. Order for protection vs. harassment restraining orders is something that should be evaluated with the help of a quality attorney familiar with all legal options, and who has a personal concern for your future health and safety. Read more about orders of protection….

Contact a Katy TX divorce attorney from Zand Law Firm, PLLC for more information about your personal divorce or family law issue.