Communicating with Your Spouse During the Divorce Process

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

When you are going through a divorce, there is still a need to communicate with your soon-to-be-ex-spouse, especially if you have children. This can be emotionally difficult but at Martinez Legal, P.C., we have some suggestions that may help. Keep Discussions Business-Like Approach your communications with your spouse as though they are business dealings. For… Read more »

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 »