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March 2016 Archives

Will my previous criminal charges affect my custody chances?

If you are going through a divorce or a child custody modification hearing and you have a criminal past, you may be wondering how that could affect your relationship with your child in the eyes of the court. If you have done your time and paid your dues, it may not seem fair that your past transgressions could interfere with your future relationship with one so dear to your heart.

The basics of spousal support

Spousal support (or "alimony" and "spousal maintenance") are payments by one spouse to the other to maintain their standard of living. These support payments are typically ordered during and after a divorce. A court sometimes orders it. However, couples can also agree beforehand on set rates for spousal support. This article will go over the basics of how spousal support is calculated.

Child visitation is an important topic for divorced Texas parents

When parents in Texas consider divorce, their main concerns are often their children and their future relationships with those children. For this reason, both child custody and child visitation are some of the most contentious topics in many divorces. If you face an upcoming divorce, you may benefit from learning more about how Texas handles child visitation.

Are you worried about child support? We can ease your mind.

When parents in Texas divorce or separate, child support becomes part of their lives. In the initial stages of a divorce or separation, worries about child support also become part of many parents? lives. At the law firm of Barbara L. Jouette, Attorney, P.C., our goal is to ease your mind by providing you with information and answers to all of your child support-related questions.