Update on our services during Coronavirus Concerns: Bexar County is permitting divorces and family law hearings to occur telephonically and by affidavit through the end of April.

We will continue to meet with you to prepare your case telephonically and with email.

Legal services remain open as “essential services” during this time.

We look forward to serving your case.

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Maybe your case is not a friendly case.  We might have some ideas for you that could get you on a better track.  Our telephone consultations are  free, so why not?

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On January  2, 2020 Cook & Cook represented a father in a case where mother was seeking to move the children long distance…

 

 

Life’s Next Page Is About 61 Days Away.

A huge benefit of parting as friends is that the divorce is so much faster than battling it out in court.  61 days is the average timeline you are looking at until it’s over, if you file here today.

Child Support When Mother Makes More Than Father

Judge: "Just because her income went up, does not mean your child support obligation goes down."

Reopening a Divorce Case- Timeline

When someone in Texas recently tried to reopen their divorce case more than 30 days after the case had closed, the court plainly said no: On December 24, 2019, appellants, Zsolt Petko and Zsuzsanna Adam, proceeding pro se, filed a "Motion to Reopen Case." The Texas...

BVS Fillable Form For Suits Affecting Parent Child Relationship

The BVS form is typically required in all family cases that involve children throughout the State of Texas.  Bexar County is actually among one of the only counties that does not require the BVS form to be filed during a case. To obtain a copy of the fillable BVS...

Annulment Law in Texas

Texas Marriage Annulment: Does Divorce Law Provide for Legal Separation  In Texas, a marriage ends through divorce, death, or annulment. When a marriage is annulled, it is declared "void." Annulment in Texas is different from divorce. While a divorce ends a legal...

Child Support Chart for Children Not Before the Court

Multiple Family Adjusted Gross Table in 2020 If you are looking to figure out the percentage of net pay you are supposed to give in child support if you have some children with your current spouse AND other children that you pay child support for from a previous...

Money Judgment Template Language

Template Language for a money judgment to be written into a decree:  Consult a lawyer before using this provision please: IT   IS   ORDERED   AND   DECREED that Husband shall pay to Wife at 123 Tennis Street, Victoria, Texas, the sum of One Hundred Thousand and no/l00...

Stopping a Parent From Moving Child Long Distance During Divorce

On January 2, 2020, Attorney Justin Cook prevailed in preventing a parent from moving her 5 children away, long distance during a divorce case. The mother of five children had filed a motion for temporary orders with hopes to move the children out of San Antonio.  ...

How to Win a Motion For New Trial After a Default Judgment Is Taken

What do you do if you find out that a Default Judgment has been entered against you in your family law case? The following article will teach you how to attack the Default Judgment by filing a motion for new trial. Time Lines A document called a "motion for new trial"...

Termination of Parental Rights – How One Parent Lost Custody Permanently

Okay so talking about the scenario where a parent could actually lose their parental rights to their only child. Here is an example case that happened in 2018, but the ultimate decision was rendered in 2019. This is exactly what you see when there's the state of Texas...

What People Most Google on Divorce

Now we looked using a refs and some of the best tools available. What are people most searching regarding the topic of divorce today, and the results were surprising.The number one thing that people would search for was how to get one or how to start one. It was...

What Locations Can I Do The Part as Friends Divorce in?

Throughout the State of Texas. Our office is in Bexar County.

We handle your entire friendly divorce matter anywhere in Texas.  Remember, your entire case is handled online by your Lawyer.  A skilled part as friends lawyer will meet you at your final court day, and handle your hearing, wherever you are, at no extra charge to you.

Sample Listing of Lawsuits We Handle

 

DRAMATIZATION

Are You Eligible For a Fixed Fee Part as Friends Type Divorce?

1. Do both you and your spouse agree to be divorced? (Answer must be yesIf you are not sure, click here for your options).

2. Can you and your spouse sign off on our divorce papers as how to divide assets, debts and how to share in raising your children (if applicable)? (Answer must be yes.  If you are not sure on your options for agreement, click here).

3.  Is either spouse pregnant or in a pending bankruptcy proceeding? (Answer must be no.  If the answer is yes, click here for your options).

4.  Have either you or your spouse lived in your particular county of Texas for the last 6 months (Answer must be yes.  questions on this? click here). More questions? Email [email protected]

5.  Has your spouse hired a lawyer that has served you with papers or has filed documents in your divorce case? (Answer must be no.  If you have been served with divorce papers, you have a contested divorce and the part as friends divorce service will not work for you at this time).

Ready to start your case? (210) 686-7622. This number calls several of our lawyers simultaneously to help get you to a lawyer faster.  Or email [email protected].  Or, just order our lawyer divorce service online here. 

Please keep in mind that we can only represent one party in a divorce case.  As this is the case, we encourage you to have your spouse utilize a review only attorney to assist your spouse with legal questions.  

Our Divorce Service Ratings Are Outstanding.

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Keep in mind that divorce is often the most difficult time in a person’s life.  For this reason, receiving positive reviews for this service is not as easy as getting reviews on something like a massage therapy session.  Our legal team works very hard to support you during your case by answering your questions and making customized changes to your process as needed. To read these reviews on Google, please click here.

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