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There is no more emotional area of the law than family law because it involves husbands and wives, parents, children, and extended families. It is critical that your attorney understand the turmoil that dealing with these issues puts you through. We understand this because we deal with these issues everyday. This only makes us more determined to be there for our clients every step of the way through their separations, divorces, child custody disputes, and all the other legal matters that may affect their families.
Child custody is an area of family law that deals with custodial awards or determinations involving a minor child.
Divorce refers to the area of family law that covers the dissolution of a marriage.
Issues with respect to the financial obligations of the parents are addressed in the divorce decree.
If parties to divorce do not abide by the order handed down by a Houston court they can be found in contempt of court and ultimately jailed.
A parent who does not have physical custody still has the right to visit the child.
Court orders with respect to alimony, child support, and visitation are subject to modification as circumstances change.
Under Houston family law, a protective order can be issued by a court to protect an individual from physical harm.
If a person believes they are in danger, they have the right to apply to the court for a restraining order, which is a court order that requires the offending individual to obey specific conditions as contained therein.
Grandparent rights vary from state to state, according to governing family laws.
Adoption is defined under family law as when parental rights are transferred from the natural or birth parents to the adoptive parents.
Family mediation is an alternative for resolving disputes in actions for divorce, annulment, establishment of paternity, child custody, or child or spousal support.
When there is a question as to whether somebody is the father of a child, it is called under family law a matter of paternity.
Courts appoint competent adults for people over 18 who are declared mentally or physically incapacitated and legally deemed unable to make decisions regarding their health, living arrangements, finances, and life in general. Courts can also appoint a legal guardian for children under 18 whose parents can no longer take care of them.
The Houston family law office of Robert Reid McInvale is skilled at handling cases involving non-Texas residents.
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Robert Reid McInvale is an experienced family law attorney with a comprehensive practice in Houston. He provides dedicated and strong advocacy for his clients, helping them with all the issues surrounding their divorce, separation, child custody, and other marriage and family matters. Attorney McInvale—Reid to clients and friends—seemed destined for a law career. Born while his father was attending Emory University Law School, Reid grew up in Manchester, GA. His father was the city attorney for many years, as well as head of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce. It is in the family blood to become lawyers and help people get justice. U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall is part of the McInvale family tree.