Learn Harris County-specific resources and information. This handbook also contains useful general material about Texas family law and related issues.
The handbook, at the link above, is in a question-and-answer format, divided into family law topics. All family law issues cannot be addressed in one handbook. But the handbook may give you a broad overview of your rights and remedies.
This handbook is based on Texas law. It is meant to inform you, not advise you. This is a general summary of the laws as they existed in 2019. It contains only general, basic information. Exceptions may exist. You should seek legal advice from an attorney to advise you in your particular situation.
This article explains retirement benefits and how they can be divided in a divorce.
This article tells you about getting divorced when you and your spouse own (or are purchasing) a house or land.
Learn about Texas custody orders.
This article discusses child support in Texas, including how to get or change a child support order.
Frequently asked questions about changing a child's name.
This article tells you how to get a protective order and protective orders can do.