How Is Child Custody and Child Support Determined?

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

Issues of child custody and visitation (referred to under Texas law as conservatorship and possession) and child support are often contentious, but they do not need to be. At Martinez Legal, we assist parents in establishing their own agreements. If that is not possible, we will go to court to fight for our client’s rights. CONSERVATORSHIP AND… Read more »

How Divorce After 50 is Different

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

Divorce after 50, or Gray Divorce as it is often called, presents unique issues not generally found in divorces among younger people. There are likely no minor children, but the couple has accumulated more assets than younger people since they have been married longer. Two main issues that are challenging in a Gray Divorce are: How to… Read more »

Why Should My Divorce Be Child Centered?

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

When parents divorce, they are often so caught up in their own disagreements that they let their emotions get in the way of doing what is best for the children. At Martinez Legal, P.C., we help our clients make their divorce child-centered. A child-centered divorce can make a tremendous difference in the future of the child(ren). This… Read more »

Divorce and Addiction Issues

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

Addiction is often a reason for divorce, whether it is an addiction to alcohol, drugs, sex, pornography, or any other addiction. At Martinez Legal, P.C., we have had clients who are addicted as well as clients whose spouse is the one with an addiction problem. The most important consideration in this scenario is what is the best interest of the children and… Read more »

How to Know When it is Time to Consider Divorce

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under blog.

Every marriage goes through a rough patch. Couples have “highs” and “lows,” and many make it through to the other side and regain their happiness with each other. For others, there is no hope of “fixing” the marriage and there comes a time when divorce may be the only option. How to know when that time has… Read more »