Recent Judicial Roundtable Discussion Among Travis Family Court Judges

Published August 19, 2020 | By

A recent judicial roundtable in the form of a virtual continuing legal education discussion was done by the Austin Bar Association. The topic was “Back to School Issues in Light of COVID-19: A Discussion Between Bench and Bar.” The discussion was moderated by Patricia Dixon and included the following Travis County judges – Judge Andy Hathcock, Judge Catherine Mauzy, Judge James Arth, and Judge Julio de la Llata.

COVID-related issues were addressed such as when and how child support modifications should be handled, changes in custody/possession schedules based on COVID situational changes, and how the courts were conducting virtual hearings via zoom and the challenges it has presented.

For my detailed notes on the confence please visit this link to the main post on the Morgan Law Austin website.

Posted in Child Support, COVID, Visitation

What are Temporary Orders in a Divorce Case?

Published October 10, 2016 | By

This article will explain what temporary orders are in a Texas divorce case, outline some of the more common issues addressed by temporary orders, and give some suggestions on how to deal with temporary orders if they are an issue in your case. Continue reading →

Posted in Alimony, Child Support, Divorce, Temporary Orders

Should You Hire a Family Law Attorney or Use an Online Divorce Form Website?

Published March 15, 2016 | By

When should you hire a family law attorney and when is it okay to use an online divorce form website to save a little money? This article will provide a few pointers to help you decide whether to do it yourself or retain an attorney.

What Does it Mean to Use an Online Divorce Form Website?

Essentially, using an online form website in your family law case means that you will represent yourself – you are acting as your own attorney. All of the online divorce form sites have disclaimers making it clear that they are not your attorney and that they are just preparing documents on your behalf. While it is your constitutional right to act as your own attorney, there are some significant risks involved that should be evaluated before Continue reading →

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