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What Sorts of Cases Do Family Law Lawyers Cover?

When it comes to divorce, child custody, or other delicate matters related to family law, hiring a competent attorney is the first step to success. No matter what kind of situation you find yourself in, family law lawyers in Houston and the surrounding area can help...

New Discovery Rules in Texas Family Law

Initial Disclosures (194) As of January 1, 2021, Houston Lawyers are now faced with an adjustment of new rules in discovery. One major change is what was formerly known as Rule 194 Request for Disclosure. Under the old rules, the information sought was requested,...

EnJOYing your holiday season

For some, the holidays become a tug of war between scheduling conflicts, custody orders, balancing finances, balancing kid activities, reminders of loss and accompanying grief; not to mention, the baking, the wrapping, the cleaning [repeat], the visitors, working from...

Matthew Skillern – AVVO Top-Rated Lawyer 2019

Matthew A. Skillern, founder and lead attorney at The Skillern Firm, has received the distinction of being named an AVVO Top-Rated Lawyer for the year 2019. It is not surprising, given the fact that he has three times been designated one of the Texas Super Lawyers,...