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Does Texas Have Grandparents Rights?

August 15, 2019

You’ve probably read articles online about something called grandparents’ rights. Usually, we see these types of issues when a couple divorces or children are adopted. The biological grandparents want to be able to visit with their grandkids. They figure, they weren’t the ones who decided to give the children up for adoption – why should…

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When is it Time to Consider a Step-Parent Adoption in Texas?

August 8, 2019

For years, people have been saying that there’s no point in getting married since more than half of all marriages end in divorce. And, while you can spin the statistics in a way that makes it seem like this is true, don’t believe everything you hear. More people who get married stay together than get…

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Do You Need Help with Your LGBT International Adoption?

August 1, 2019

It hasn’t been that long that LGBT couples could freely adopt in Texas. Of course, it wasn’t that agencies would openly challenge adoptions based on someone’s sexual orientation. They used marital status as the reason why they wouldn’t work with a couple to adopt a baby. Thankfully, the law in Texas now recognizes same-sex marriages.…

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What is a Second-Parent Adoption in Texas?

July 30, 2019

When it comes to marriage and adoption for LGBTQ+ couples in Texas, things can become very complicated. It wasn’t until almost two (2) years ago that Texas finally legalized same-sex marriage. So, once a couple is married, how do they go about starting a family? Obviously, an LGBTQ+ couple can’t have their own biological children.…

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Can LGBTQ+ Couples Complete a Pre-Nuptial Agreement in Texas?

Can LGBTQ+ Couples Complete a Pre-Nuptial Agreement in Texas?

July 28, 2019

If you and your LGBTQ+ partner are considering getting married, you may want to consider a pre-nuptial agreement. This is especially true if either of you has significant debts or assets. Once you get married, there’s no way to protect yourselves in the marriage. In the event of divorce, your assets and debts will be…

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What Are Some of the Major Issues Facing Transgender People in Houston?

What Are Some of the Major Issues Facing Transgender People in Houston?

July 27, 2019

Members of the LGBTQ+ community have worked hard to protect the legal rights of transgender people. In recent years, we have seen greater mainstream acceptance of transgender individuals. However, the law is still far behind when it comes to protecting the rights of transgender men and women. Some of the issues that LGBTQ+ people still…

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