By Robert Reid McInvale | Published November 26, 2012 | | |
- Child Custody
- Family Law
- Child Support
The importance of making clear agreements, not subject to other interpretation cannot be emphasized enough. Any apparent ambiguity can open the door to dispute. And then, sometimes even judges disagree on the intended interpretation. So, while agreements between parties to lawsuits is encouraged, it is necessary to ensure that such agreements are drafted in a Read MoreRead More
A child support obligation usually continues until the child in question reaches the age of majority—18 in Texas. A maintenance obligation continues for the duration of the court order—up to ten years for marriages of 30 years or more. For maintenance obligations, the paying spouse may petition a court to terminate the obligation once the Read MoreRead More
An excellent divorce settlement or order does not amount to much if your former spouse simply refuses to honor his obligations. For women who rely on support payments and maintenance to provide for themselves and their children, this can create a vicious cycle where the lack of support makes it financially difficult to enforce a 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.