Family Law

Houston Family Law Lawyers & Attorneys

Houston Family Law: the Houston family law attorney may be expected to handle the following legal matters, among others: Divorce, and Annulment; adoptions; child custody (conservatorship); paternity cases; establishment of child support; enforcement actions (as to child custody, child support, visitation, spousal support and property issues): modifications of court orders: termination of parental rights; protective orders for prevention of family violence; name change (adult or child); emancipation of a minor. More specialized areas within family law which may be handled by some practitioners include: Juvenile delinquency cases; cases involving Children’s Protective Services (CPS), presently within the Department of Family and Protective Services; habeas corpus proceedings involving return of a child to the parent entitled to custody or actions to release a person incarcerated for violation of a court order; and prenuptial agreements. A variety of other areas of law may be addressed in conjunction with a family law case. Note Houston and Harris County Family law cases often touch on other areas of law (for example, probate, criminal, or tax law), and if so, the Harris County and Houston family law practitioner associate with an attorney in the specialized field at issue, with the consent of the client.

To inquire about attorneys specializing in Harris County and Houston Family law, please contact the HCBA at (713) 236-8000.