Author Archives: Mary E. Ramos

About Mary E. Ramos

Mary is an experienced family law attorney recognized and respected throughout the Houston legal community for dedication in effectively representing clients' rights and interests. Mary understands the emotional side of divorce and brings a special compassion to each and every case.

How to Do Your Part to Keep a Divorce Amicable

Compromise takes two. A divorce can be a traumatic experience, with emotions clouding your judgment. As you go through your divorce, remember the bigger picture. There may be moments when you want to scream in frustration, but this will only … Continue reading

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How to Handle the Stress of a Divorce

Going through divorce is a difficult time in your life. However, it can also be a positive change in the long run. Although it is difficult to see beyond the immediate emotional trauma, it is important that you take steps … Continue reading

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How to Protect Children During a Divorce

When a marriage is no longer sustainable, a divorce may be inevitable. While this is clearly a strenuous time for both spouses, it can be even more psychologically damaging for children who find themselves stuck in the middle. As a … Continue reading

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How to Speed Up the Divorce Process

In the state of Texas, divorce proceedings require a substantial amount of time. At best, a simple, uncontested divorce with no complicating factors takes at least 60 days. Two entire months can feel like an eternity in some situations, and … Continue reading

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Why a Divorce Lawyer is Essential

If you’re facing divorce, it may be tempting to go into it alone. However, it is strongly recommended that you reconsider. Even an uncontested divorce is going to have twists and turns along the way that should be handled by … Continue reading

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Recognizing and Preventing Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS)

While divorce is generally unpleasant for all parties involved, usually it is the children who are the most severely affected. It is all too easy for parents to get so caught up in their own emotional distress that they miss … Continue reading

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What to Expect from Divorce Mediation

Although uncontested divorces do happen, they are few and far between. Most divorces are contested, meaning that one or both of the spouses disagree on at least one issue. There are many facts to consider during a divorce, including division … Continue reading

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The Role of an Amicus Attorney

While a  divorce or custody battle can certainly be an emotionally trying time for both parties, it can be especially hard on children. Young kids may not be able to fully understand why these changes are happening. If they do … Continue reading

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How is Property Divided After a Divorce?

Going through a divorce is never ideal, but it is often necessary. When you get to that point where your relationship is unsupportable, it is important that you and your assets are protected during the divorce process. It is all … Continue reading

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Custody Advice for Fathers

It is an unfortunate reality that courts can sometimes unfairly favor the mother when it comes to custody battles. While judges should technically be impartial, there are times when fathers have the odds stacked against them from the very beginning. … Continue reading

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