By Robert Reid McInvale | Published December 3, 2012 | | |
- Child Custody
- Family Law
- Child Support
Because many couples today cohabit and have children together without formally marrying, it is good to understand whether Texas recognizes their relationship as a legal marriage. Sixteen states recognize common law marriages. However, some states only provide recognition for marriages that occurred before a certain date. Texas recognizes informal marriages. There is no date that Read MoreRead More
Emotions build, and many people tell their spouses in the heat of the moment that they want a divorce. Afterward they seek legal counsel to gain a more rational view of their situation. However, whenever possible, the best time to consult a Texas divorce lawyer is when a spouse first starts considering divorce. Divorce is Read MoreRead More
The family home is many people’s largest asset. Deciding whether to sell the house and divide the proceeds, or keep it and have the primary residential custodian live in the house with the children are often the main considerations. No one answer fits every situation. Various factors come into play when deciding about family homes: Read MoreRead More
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.