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Family Law,Divorce Attorney/Lawyer in McAllen,Harlingen & Brownsville, Texas- Divorce Attorney

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We understand how difficult family law issues related to divorce, child custody, child support, visitation,  property division and spousal maintenance disputes can be. The disintegration of a marriage is emotionally upsetting for many. Living patterns and daily plans for the children need to be rearranged. Will you face disagreement and hard feelings in the distribution of assets? We have helped many family law clients navigate this seemingly confusing process, offering the benefit of our experience and desire to achieve the best possible result. 

Over the past 25 years as a divorce and family law attorney in South Texas, Robert Sheline has helped many clients make the transition from a stressful failed marriage to being single again. As your family law attorney, Robert Sheline will advise you, where appropriate, in the intricacies of restraining orders, injunctions, temporary orders, protective orders, child custody law, child visitation law / guidelines, child support law, spousal maintenance, property division, community property law in Texas and, separate property law in Texas.

Other family law issues we can help with are adoption, termination of parental rights, visitation, spousal maintenance, post divorce modifications, paternity, protective orders, restraining orders and injunctions, child custody contest, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, grandparents’ rights and guardianships.

Dealing with the stresses of separation, family breakup and impending divorce affect many Texans. It is a trying and difficult time to deal with real life day to day issues, not to mention the need to make new plans for the future. In such times having access to legal advice from a family law attorney that you can trust to help you make the right choices when divorcing and whom you can rely upon for aggressive representation, if necessary, will ease your concerns and assist in securing your future. We provide this help to our family law clients in Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy Counties. Wherever you are across the Rio-Grande Valley Texas, from McAllen/Edinburg/Pharr through Weslaco, Harlingen, Raymondville, San Benito, South Padre Island to Brownsville we are ready to assist you with your family law problems.

We help our family law clients manage the legal consequences when the fabric of family life is torn apart in divorce, including child custody,child support, visitation and spousal maintenance disputes. The disintegration of a marriage is emotionally upsetting for many. Living patterns and daily plans for the children need to be rearranged. Will you face disagreement and hard feelings in the distribution of assets? We have helped many family law clients navigate this seemingly confusing process,offering the benefit of our experience and desire to achieve the best possible result.

Family Law Services We Provide Include:

  • Adoption
  • Termination Of Parental Rights
  • Divorce
  • Property Division
  • Child Support And Visitation
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Post Divorce Modifications
  • Paternity
  • Protective Orders
  • Restraining Orders And Injunctions
  • Child Custody Contest
  • Pre- And Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Guardianships
  • Family Law
  • Restraining Orders and Injunctions

DIVORCE AND CHILD CUSTODY

Over the past twentyfive years as a divorce attorney/divorce lawyer and family law lawyer in McAllen, Harlingen and Brownsville in South Texas, Robert Sheline has helped many family law clients make the transition from a stressful failed marriage to being single again. As your divorce lawyer/divorce attorney, Robert Sheline will advise you, where appropriate , in the intricacies of restraining orders, injunctions, temporary orders, protective orders, child custody law, child visitation law/guidelines, child support law, spousal maintenance, property division, community property law in Texas, separate property law in Texas. He has helped many family law clients as their child custody attorney/child custody lawyer reach a fair result, which is also in the best interest of the children.

ADOPTION AND TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHT

As an adoption attorney/adoption lawyer in McAllen, Harlingen and Brownsville in South Texas, Robert Sheline has assisted family law clients reach the happy day when all the requirements of Texas adoption law have been met and the adoption court signs the order granting adoption. An adoption will usually involve parental right termination of one or both biological parents. This is sometimes accomplished voluntarily with a biological parent signing a voluntary relinquishment of parental right or sometimes with an involuntary parental right termination.

PRE-NUPTIAL AND POST-NUPTIAL AGREEMENT

Given the failure rate of marriages, some people seek legal representation to have a pre-nuptial agreement or a post-nuptial agreement prepared. Such agreements can help eliminate a property division dispute in the event of divorce. A pre-nuptial agreement or a post-nuptial agreement also serves to identify and confirm the separate property that the spouses brought into the marriage and can serve to partition property acquired in the future which would otherwise be community property. If you have assets this is one area of family law you should consider looking into prior to marriage.

GUARDIANSHIPS

When someone becomes incapacitated and no-one has legal authority to make decisions for that person or the right to manage their finances, a guardianship becomes necessary. Because of the ongoing involvement of the guardianship court, the experience can be very frustrating, time consuming and expensive for the guardian.Although guardianships are handled in the probate courts, practically speaking it is a family law matter. As your your South Texas family law attorney/lawyer, Robert Sheline can help minimize these problems and expenses. 

PATERNITY

If a paternity action is brought against you the child may very well be yours. However, one should not automatically assume that is the caseand consent to the determination of paternity. Rather, one should error on the side of caution and require DNA paternity testing. In, addition different factors can effect whether or not past child will be ordered, you should consult a family law attorney/lawyer for advice and assistance in these matters.

Law Offices of Robert C. Sheline
921 N. 1st St.
Harlingen, Texas 78550-6830
Phone: 956-423-3635

1520 Dove Ave
Edinburg/McAllen, Texas  78504
Phone: 956-225-7407

847 E. Harrison
Brownsville, Texas  78520
Phone: 956-551-1471
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