Blog Posts in October, 2015

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  • Preparing for the Divorce Deposition
    Preparing for the Divorce Deposition

    When couples settle their divorce matters early on, such as through mediation, they can avoid many of the contentious court procedures that come along with it. Today, most divorce cases settle long ...

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  • Divorce Advice for Stay-at-Home Moms
    Divorce Advice for Stay-at-Home Moms

    Once a divorce has been finalized, a new life will begin for spouses, their children, and many family members. Some may find relief once their divorce is through. Others may be faced with numerous ...

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  • Annulment Versus Divorce
    Annulment Versus Divorce

    What is an annulment? How does it differ from divorce? The state of Texas defines annulment as the legal invalidation of a marriage. In other words, there was no lawful basis for the marriage at the ...

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  • Duane L. Coker Named to Super Lawyers® for 5th Consecutive Year
    Duane L. Coker Named to Super Lawyers® for 5th Consecutive Year

    Attorney Duane L. Coker has been named to the list of Super Lawyers® for the fifth consecutive year. With a detailed and multiphase selection process, only 5% of all attorneys are ultimately chosen ...

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  • Establishing Paternity in Texas
    Establishing Paternity in Texas

    In Texas, establishing paternity is required when a child born of unmarried parents. These laws were created so as to avoid issues in the future that may affect the child’s health, well-being, and ...

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  • Can I Get Spousal Support If I Share Custody of My Child?
    Can I Get Spousal Support If I Share Custody of My Child?

    Under Texas State law, typically the court is in charge of determining who will pay child support and who will not. The court will always place the best interests of the child or children as the #1 ...

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