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Family Law Matters: Alternative Dispute Resolution

In the light of recent court closures, the Hargrave Family Law team has received many questions about alternative dispute resolutions to keep cases moving forward. Many people do not realize that many family law matters are resolved outside of the courtroom. As for the ones that are usually handled in court, we do have alternatives….

What You Need to Know About Legal Separation in Texas

Many common ideas about divorce come out of Hollywood and New York celebrity divorces, which have nothing to do with a Texas divorce.  For example, you may have heard of “legal separation” as an alternative to divorce or even a stepping stone to help you decide if divorce is the right next step. However, unlike…

New Laws in the Texas Family Code – Do They Affect You?

By Desireé Marie Bedasa of Hargrave Family Law On September 1st hundreds of new laws went into effect in Texas, including laws that raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 and laws that allow women to pump breast milk anywhere they want. But the question we all want to know is: What laws went into effect that…

Avoid These Common Divorce Mistakes

Common divorce mistakes can have a long-term impact on your emotional and financial future, not to mention the impact they may have on your ability to co-parent. Divorce is often a painful process, and that is understandable. It involves many complex emotions and some of the most difficult decisions a person must make. For that…