Frisco Family Law
Family Law Attorney Representing Clients in Grapevine, McKinney, Denton, and Frisco, TX
Did you know that anywhere from 40 percent to 50 percent of married couples in the U.S. ends up getting divorced? That information comes from the American Psychological Association (APA), and it makes clear that many Texas residents will need a divorce lawyer at some point. If you have reached a moment in which you have decided to file for divorce, you should know that we are one of the law firms that regularly represents clients in the Frisco area, including in Grapevine, McKinney, and Denton, Texas. A family lawyer at our firm can discuss the divorce process with you today. Do not hesitate to get in touch with our divorce lawyers in Frisco.
Frisco Child Custody Lawyers
Child custody and child visitation can be extremely contentious issues in Frisco, and you should always have a visitation lawyer on your side. A parental lawyer at our firm can provide assistance for a child custody case in and around areas surrounding Frisco.
When you are thinking about child custody and visitation, you will need to know how Texas law uses these terms. Under the Texas Family Code, there is no such thing as child custody and visitation. Rather, the statute uses the terms of “conservatorship” and “possession.” In general, the court wants minor children to have frequent contact with both parents as long as it is in the child’s best interest.
Depending upon what the court sees as being in the child’s best interest, it can appoint a sole managing conservator (a situation where one parent makes the major decisions about the child’s upbringing) or it can appoint joint managing conservators (where both parents share in making major decisions about the child’s upbringing). It is important to know that a family situation in which a sole managing conservator is appointed does not mean that both parents will not be able to spend equal amounts of time with their children. Both parents can still be appointed as possessory conservators.
Asset Division in Frisco, Texas
Texas is a community property state. Under Texas law, most assets and debts acquired by either spouse during the marriage will be classified as community property and will be divided in the divorce. When the court is deciding about types of property division, it takes into account what kind of division would be “just and right” according to the Texas law. While some community property states simply divide all community property 50-50 between the spouses, it is important to understand that asset division does not work that way in Texas. Rather. Property division involves a consideration of the rights of both parties and children from the marriage.
Contact Our Frisco Divorce Attorneys Today for More Information
Do you need assistance with a Frisco divorce, or do you have questions about filing for divorce in Texas? The divorce process can be complicated, especially since Texas law uses some terms that are distinct from many other states. You should know that our Frisco divorce attorneys have decades of experience and can speak with you today about your case. Do not hesitate to contact Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP to find out more about how we assist clients with family law issues in Grapevine, McKinney, Denton, and Frisco.
ONDA Family Law
2600 Network Blvd, #200, Frisco, TX 75034