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What’s The Difference Between Filing & Suing For Divorce

Are you preparing to get divorced in Southeast Texas? If so, you may have heard the terms “filing for divorce” and “suing for divorce” being thrown around. This can be confusing: What is the difference between filing and suing for divorce? We want to clear up all the myths and misconceptions surrounding this issue. Legally...

COVID-19: Child Custody Possession Schedule Under Shelter-In-Place Order In Texas

In these uncharted waters, we at the Ramos Law Group would like to keep our former, existing clients and potential clients as informed as possible as we navigate family law matters in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. As you may know, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and County Judge Lina Hildago have issued the directive that all Houston-area residents shall remain in their homes and all non-essential businesses shall close. The family law community anticipates that there will be many parents with existing orders relating to children that will have questions regarding the impact this shelter in place order will have on child custody and possession schedules.

From Start To Finish: Your Guide To A Contested Divorce

If you and your spouse cannot reach an agreement on one or more of the key issues related to your ending your marriage and settling your estate, you may be required to seek a contested divorce. In other words, a judge may need to step in, make decisions, and bring the case to final resolution....

CoronaVirus (COVID-19) Impact To Child Custody Visitation & Access During Spring Break and School Closures

Over that past week, our family law firm in Houston, Texas, has been inundated with calls from concerned parents regarding the handling of possession and access under the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) extended spring break and school closures. If you have children subject to a court-ordered visitation schedule, you may be confused regarding when the exchange should occur during spring break and what happens if the closures continue for an extended period. Most of the confusion stems from districts using varying terminology from "extended spring break" to "school closure".

Tips for Trial: How to Get Through a Contested Divorce

Most divorcing couples want to avoid trial. Indeed, the latest data indicates that more than nine in ten divorce cases are settled outside of the courtroom. That being said, avoiding an uncontested divorce is neither advisable nor possible in every situation. If your former partner refuses to cooperate or to work towards a fair settlement,...

Unique Issues for Doctors During Divorce

Going through a divorce is never easy for any couple. The process can be even more difficult for physicians and their spouses. From navigating Texas state laws regarding the ownership of medical practices to the division of complex assets and debts to creating workable custody and visitation arrangement, there are many pitfalls that must be...

Spring Break Visitation & Access In Texas for 2020

Spring Break is quickly approaching, and Texas parents with a custody order (whether from a divorce or suit affecting the parent-child relationship) in place may want to know how this affects the normal possession schedule. First, a reminder that different people may have modified versions of the Texas Standard Possession Order, so spring break visitation...

Valuing Your Business Prior To Divorce

Going through a divorce is rarely easy. For business owners—whose professional and private lives are often intertwined—it can be especially difficult. Business owners need to know how to protect their legal rights and financial interests.  As a starting point, it is imperative that you seek a comprehensive business valuation. Here, our Houston high net worth...

PRESS RELEASE: The Ramos Law Group, PLLC Announces 15th Anniversary

Houston divorce attorneys at the Ramos Law Group, PLLC announced exciting news that coincides with the Firm’s 15th anniversary of operation. The Firm celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in 2019. Originally started as a solo practice, the Firm has expanded to multiple attorneys and support staff. “There are a number of reasons for us to celebrate this milestone,” remarked Mary...