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Katy Women’s Rights Lawyer

In the United States, women’s and men’s rights are equal under the law. However, that does not stop people from having unfair biases. In family law issues such as division of assets, child custody, and spousal support, it is essential that your needs are considered and that a fair agreement is reached to secure a positive future. Women often face unique challenges following a divorce, and it is important that you have representation from a law firm that has the experience necessary to understand your situation and to protect your rights and best interests.

Making the choice to divorce your spouse is an incredibly difficult decision. You may feel pressure from your family to stay together, or perhaps you are concerned about your financial stability. Whatever it is, at Skillern Firm, we will take the time to understand your situation and provide legal counsel that is in your best interests.

Contact Skillern Firm Today

Skillern Firm is a law firm comprised of skilled Texas lawyers with extensive experience in family law. So whether you are concerned about domestic violence, child custody, asset division, spousal support, or any other family law issues, we are here for you. Skillern Firm is committed to protecting women’s rights in Katy, Texas. We are highly skilled in mediation and will work with you and your spouse to secure the best possible outcome for your future, as well as the future of your children. Contact us today and arrange an initial consultation about your individual case at 936-213-8479.

Issues That Affect Women’s Rights in Family Law

Although men and women are considered equal under the law, family law issues are often experienced differently by different genders.

Child Custody

Children are one of the most contested issues of a divorce, everyone wants what is best for the children, but people usually disagree about what that means. At Skillern Firm, we are committed to the well-being of children and will do everything possible to secure the best outcome for them. We are also highly skilled in mediation and negotiation and will work to resolve any issues amicably, which can make the process easier for any children involved. We can help you with issues such as child custody, child support, relocation, and financial stability after divorce.

Dividing Assets

Texas is a community property state. Upon divorce, all assets are divided as community or separate. Community property is attained during the course of the marriage and should be divided equally. Any property that individuals attained prior to marriage remains separate and belongs to that person. However, certain assets such as stock bonds and pensions can be challenging to divide. Your attorney will ensure that you are treated fairly and that your financial interests are protected.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a major breach of your rights. You and your children have a right to feel safe and secure. Skillern Firm has the experience necessary to handle your case with the care it needs. If you tell us about domestic abuse, we will step in immediately to protect you and your family. We can do this by applying for an injunction with the court, which can prevent your spouse from seeing or speaking to you. We can also help to get you to a place of safety. We understand that victims of domestic abuse are often scared to take these first steps. We are here to protect your rights, keep you safe, and lend a sympathetic ear when you need it.

Women Attorneys

Some of our clients have a preference for working with female attorneys, and at Skillern Firm, we have seven skilled female attorneys who have the experience needed to handle your case. Here is a quick introduction to just a few of them working for clients in Katy, Sugar Land, and elsewhere in Texas.

Robin Klein – Senior Council

Robin W. Klein graduated from law school in 2004 and has worked exclusively in family law for over 13 years. Since she became Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, this is something that just 1% of family lawyers in Texas have accomplished. Robin is a single mother herself and understands the difficulties facing women in regards to divorce, financial struggles, and children. She takes the time to understand any new client and has a passion for helping them move forward with their life in the best way possible.

Tina Floridia – Associate Attorney

Tina is committed to her clients and becomes their fiercest advocate. She is highly skilled in medication and strives to help families foster healthy co-parenting relationships. Her professional associations include the Houston Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, and the Houston Young Lawyers Association.

Caitlin Thorpe – Senior Associate Attorney

Caitlin has been a valued member of Skillern Firm for over seven years. She graduated from South Texas College of Law and specializes in family law issues. Caitlin was also the first Skillern Firm law clerk in May 2013 and won a Houston’s Top Lawyers award in 2015 and in 2017.

Texas Family Code

Family law falls primarily under state jurisdiction, which means that the statutory rules that apply to most family law issues in Katy, TX fall under the Texas Family CodeThe Texas Family Code is always changing to keep up with the issues that modern families face. There are also some federal laws to consider, such as those related to child welfare. For most people, making sense of all this is overwhelming. Fortunately, an experienced attorney at Skillern Firm can help guide you through the legal system and will work to protect your rights.

We see many women who make the mistake of agreeing to a settlement without legal counsel. Your divorce decree could affect the rest of your life, so you must consider it carefully. While it is not simple, if you are looking for a divorce amendment, Skillern Firm can also help. Remember, you deserve an agreement that is fair according to the Texas Family Code.

Contact Skillern Firm Today

Skillern Firm is committed to women’s rights in Katy, TX. When you agree to legal representation from a lawyer from Skillern Firm, you ensure that you have experienced representation. We value our attorney-client relationship and will fight for the best possible outcome of your case. Skillern Firm offers an initial consultation so that you can receive legal counsel and can move forward with your next steps with more confidence and understanding.

We are here to support you through this difficult time and get your life back on track as quickly as possible, so call our local office today and arrange your consultation at 936-213-8479.