At the law offices of Craig S. Michalk, we pride ourselves on being a law firm with a mind and a heart. What we mean is when you are divorcing, you need an attorney who’s not only knowledgeable, but compassionate. A divorce is one of the most difficult personal experiences most people will ever go … [Read more...] about Divorce Attorney in Bedford Texas
How Can I Prepare for a Consultation with a Divorce Attorney
A consultation with a divorce attorney can feel like a frightening or gloomy event, but it doesn't have to be. It's always important to find the right legal professional and when considering any legal action to learn about what is involved. Think of your consultation with a divorce attorney as … [Read more...] about How Can I Prepare for a Consultation with a Divorce Attorney
Co-Parenting Apps in Texas
A List of Digital Applications to Help with Co-Parenting Challenges Scheduling your time can require more attention than a few reminders stuck to a wall calendar, especially when it comes to co-parenting. Free Versus Paid When considering co-parenting applications, the obvious question to … [Read more...] about Co-Parenting Apps in Texas
In Texas, What Does a Divorcing Military Spouse Get?
What to Know When A Divorce Involves a Spouse who is in the Military A divorcing military spouse can be confused about a number of things. Because a military family can experience relocation frequently due to the military assignments or posting, it’s quite possible for a couple with one military … [Read more...] about In Texas, What Does a Divorcing Military Spouse Get?
Four Reasons for At Fault Divorce in Texas
When you petition the court for an at fault or fault-based divorce in the state of Texas, you have to provide a specific reason for the request. To avoid providing a reason, you will need a no fault divorce petition. Secondly, the state of Texas allows for an individual to petition an at fault … [Read more...] about Four Reasons for At Fault Divorce in Texas
Changing Up Your Custody Plan
it’s very important to feel comfortable revisiting your custody plan and to change your custody plan when needed. Your plan should be modified to reflect the needs of your children and the changes that occur with you or the other parent. Texas law allows either parent to file a petition for … [Read more...] about Changing Up Your Custody Plan
My Ex Won’t Pay Me – Now What?
Uh oh! Your ex won't pay you! Upon finalizing your divorce or custody case, your now ex spouse was ordered to pay you spousal support or child support or both. But now your ex isn't honoring the agreement and those court-mandated payments have stopped. Now what do you do? This is non compliance … [Read more...] about My Ex Won’t Pay Me – Now What?
Bias in Social Investigation
Sometimes during divorce cases involving children, the parents can accuse each other of being unfit to serve as guardians of the children. When that happens, the court may order a social investigation to determine the accuracy of the claim. Submitting to an outside investigation can be … [Read more...] about Bias in Social Investigation
Legal Fatherhood. Is This My Child?
Paternity or legal fatherhood is a complex issue involving a wide range of legal issues. If you have questions about Texas’ paternity laws, it is critical to reach out to an experienced Tarrant County paternity attorney. Why Does Legal Fatherhood Matter in Texas? In Texas, paternity means … [Read more...] about Legal Fatherhood. Is This My Child?
Domestic Violence and Divorce
Domestic violence (also called family violence) significantly impacts divorce proceedings in Tarrant County. Domestic violence can include physical, emotional, financial, and sexual abuse. Divorcing an abusive spouse is a stressful process, so it is important to have a compassionate and qualified … [Read more...] about Domestic Violence and Divorce