Understanding Nunc Pro Tunc Judgments in Texas
06 February 2023 by Benson Varghese
A nunc pro tunc judgment is a legal term used to describe a retroactive correction of a previously entered court order. It is a Latin term that means “now for then” and is used to correct errors or omissions in a judgment that has already been entered. In Texas, nunc pro tunc judgments are used to correct minor errors in a court order that do not affect the substantive rights of the parties involved, in any case including custody cases. What is a Nunc Pro Tunc Judgment in Texas? A nunc pro tunc judgment...
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Military Divorce: Navigating the Complexities of Separation
05 February 2023 by Benson Varghese
Getting a divorce is never an easy process, but military divorce in Texas brings its own unique challenges. When one or both spouses are in active military service, the rules and regulations that govern the divorce proceedings can be confusing and difficult to navigate. This is where the expertise of a highly qualified military divorce attorney comes in. At Varghese Summersett, we understand the complexities of military divorce and are committed to helping our clients navigate the process with confidence....
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6 Reasons Successful Attorneys Have Family Law Paralegals [2023]
31 January 2023 by Turner Thornton
Behind every successful family law attorney is an exceptional family law paralegal. They are the attorney’s right hand, second set of eyes, and sounding board. They are the engine that helps move their cases forward. At Varghese Summersett Family Law Group, we have five amazing paralegals on our team. They play a huge role in helping our attorneys deliver the best results possible for our clients. Here are six reasons why successful divorce and child custody attorneys have family law paralegals: Increased...
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Texas Divorce: Getting Your Spouse to Leave the Marital Home [2023]
24 January 2023 by Turner Thornton
When a marriage is falling apart, the two parties may not want to look at each other, much less live under the same roof. Often in these situations, one of the spouses moves out while the divorce proceeds to its conclusion. In some cases, both parties intend to remain in the marital home until the divorce is final. However, if one spouse feels a threat of family violence to themselves or their children from the other party, they may need the court to intervene to get the spouse to leave. In such...
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Michelle Avelar
24 January 2023 by Turner Thornton
Paralegal Michelle Avelar is an experienced paralegal at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group, where she assists attorneys in all aspects of litigation and case management. Michelle is known for her ability to handle complex cases with accuracy and efficiency. Prior to working in family law, she worked as a highly-regarded criminal paralegal at the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office and at a North Texas criminal defense firm. She now applies her knowledge and skills to the family law...
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Can Parents Agree to No Child Support in Texas? [2023]
24 January 2023 by Turner Thornton
From time to time, parents will ask if they can agree to no child support in Texas. In other words, both parties would like child support to be waived so that no one is required to pay. The simple answer to this question is: it’s possible, but only if the agreement is approved by a judge. In this article, our experienced Fort Worth child support attorneys will explain what happens if parents want to forgo child support and answer some frequently asked questions about this arrangement. Why...
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Alex Mens
22 January 2023 by Turner Thornton
Paralegal Alex Mens is a paralegal at Varghese Summersett Family Law Group, where she assists attorneys with document drafting, legal research, case management, and trial preparation. Alex is highly organized, detail-oriented, and has superb communication skills, all of which make her an invaluable asset to the team. She is committed to providing the best possible legal services to clients. She is passionate about helping people navigate some of life’s biggest challenges, including divorce...
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