Adoption and How The Process Works

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

Adoption is one of the areas of law that is almost always has a happy ending. Texas law provides for private adoptions and adoptions through an agency. There are also provisions for stepparents to adopt their stepchildren. For any adoption, even for stepparents, one of the legal requirements is that there is an adoption home… Read more »

How Does Child Support Work?

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

We get questions from many divorcing parents about just how does child support work? In Texas, there are statutory guidelines that affect how much each parent contributes to their children’s needs based on the parent’s net income. It generally turns out that the parent who lives with the child most of the time receives child… Read more »

Can You Get Divorced During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

If your marriage is in trouble and you are headed for divorce court, you can get divorced, even during this COVID-19 crisis. Texas courts are sensitive to the need for a couple to continue with their divorce in progress, or to begin the divorce process, so they can move their lives forward.  The courts also understand… Read more »

Martinez Legal Group Selected as Elite Legal Firm in Family Law

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog, News.

Martinez Legal Group is thrilled to be selected by US Business News, now New World Report as an elite legal firm in family law for 2020. US Business News, now New World Report, a renowned national publication, chooses winners of its annual legal elite awards program based solely on merit. The publication showcases those in… Read more »

The Fear of Divorce: Understanding and Tackling Your Fears

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

Divorce and fear go hand in hand.  If you are feeling some anxiety about the idea of divorce or the divorce process itself, know that you are not alone. Fear of the unknown is one of the most common reactions to the divorce process. Understanding Divorce Fears While divorce can be scary, managing your fears… Read more »