Helene Bergman

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Houston Family Lawyer and Divorce Information

Divorce, child support and custody matters are governed by several sets of Texas Laws and Rules. The most important of these is for the purposes of Family Law is the Texas Family Code.  www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/SDocs/FAMILYCODE.pdf. 

The Laws that apply to families are obviously numerous. All men, women and children have rights and duties in this area. But understanding Texas law does not have to be complicated. It's important for couples, children and other family and non-family individuals to know their rights in planning for their future. This page provides an overview of Texas Law on family matters.

If you have any unanswered questions about family rights in the Texas Laws, be sure to contact Houston Family Lawyer, Helene Bergman.


1.  General Rules: Texas Family Code lists all the rights and duties with regard to Family Law situations.

​2.  Defining divorce related to couples, "married" or not, partners, and extended family, for example, grandparents.

3.  Child Support

       a.  how it's set

       b.  who sets it

       c.  guidelines for the amount that is awarded

       d.  increases and decreases

       e.  non paying parents

4.  Custody

5.  Property and how it gets divided. 

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