Assertive And Strategic Representation With Integrity

Assertive And Compassionate Family Law Representation

Family law matters can become one of the most contentious and stressful issues you will have to face in court. Taking a private matter in front of a judge is never easy, and the issues are compounded when you own property, have children, have a high net worth or own your own business.

At Benouis Law Ltd., LLP, we keep your best interests in mind, no matter what your case. Our firm’s clients are educated, successful professionals who come seeking advice and representation for a variety of legal issues. Contact our attorney, Catherine Benouis, today to discuss your matter.

How Can Ms. Benouis Help?

Ms. Benouis has over 30 years of experience providing clients throughout Texas with the dedicated legal support that they need during some of the most difficult or joyful times in their lives. She makes sure that you are always taken care of and that your case is handled in a timely and professional manner.

This includes matters related to:

  • Divorce: Navigating the complexities of divorce requires personalized attention. Our team is committed to guiding you through the process with care and expertise.
  • Collaborative divorce: In collaborative divorce, open communication is key. Our team fosters a collaborative approach, ensuring a smoother process for all parties involved.
  • Cohabitation agreements: Planning for the future is essential. We assist in drafting cohabitation agreements that provide clarity and protection for all parties.
  • Complex property division: Dividing complex assets demands meticulous attention. Our team brings a wealth of experience to ensure a fair and equitable property division.
  • Child custody: Protecting the best interests of your child is our priority. Our team advocates for your parental rights with sensitivity and legal expertise.
  • Modification: Life circumstances change, and so can legal arrangements. Our team helps you navigate the process of modifying existing agreements.
  • Adoption: Welcoming a new family member is a joyous occasion. We facilitate the adoption process, offering legal guidance and support.
  • Gestational and donor agreements: Family planning involves legal considerations. Our team assists in crafting gestational and donor agreements tailored to your unique situation.
  • Pre- and postnuptial agreements: Planning for the future requires careful consideration. We help you draft agreements that protect your interests.
  • LGBTQ+ divorce: Navigating same-sex divorce demands experienced legal representation. Our team provides the support you need during this process.
  • LGBTQ+ child custody: Protecting your parental rights is crucial. Our team advocates for your rights in same-sex child custody matters.

Our team will take the time to learn about your needs so that we can offer compassionate support to help you through your family law challenges.

Your Questions, Our Answers

Our team is dedicated to guiding you through a variety of family law challenges. Here are answers to some of the questions we receive most often.

How long will divorce take in Texas?

Navigating the divorce process in Texas involves several factors, and the duration can vary. The timeline is influenced by the complexity of your case, the level of cooperation between parties and the court’s schedule. We work efficiently to streamline the process while ensuring your rights are protected.

How are assets divided in a divorce in Texas?

In Texas, the division of assets follows community property principles. This means that, generally, property acquired during the marriage is considered community property and is subject to division. Our team at Benouis Law Ltd., LLP, is well-versed in Texas divorce laws and will work diligently to achieve a fair and equitable distribution of assets.

How long does a divorce take in Texas?

The duration of a divorce in Texas varies, but a mandatory waiting period of 60 days is required from the date of filing. However, completing the entire process may take longer, depending on the complexity of your case. We prioritize efficiency without compromising the quality of legal representation.

What are child visitation rights in Texas?

Child visitation rights in Texas, often referred to as possession and access, are crucial considerations in family law. Texas courts encourage both parents to maintain meaningful relationships with their children. Our experienced attorneys at Benouis Law Ltd., LLP, understand the importance of crafting visitation plans that serve the best interests of the child while respecting the rights of both parents.

Assertive Strategic Representation With Integrity

Ms. Benouis and her team are dedicated to their clients. From handling unique areas of law to guiding you through a traditional divorce, seeking professional legal help can help ensure that your assets, your children and your future are well-protected.

Facing a life-changing event on your own is never recommended, and the addition of complex issues only makes things harder. Family law is a large legal area, and seeking advice and representation is in your best interest.

When you need help, call Benouis Law Ltd., LLP, at 512-764-3932 to schedule an initial case consultation.