Divorce, Family and Business Attorneys in The Woodlands, Texas

Kalish Law Texas

Kalish Law Texas
26009 Budde Road
Suite A-100

The Woodlands, Texas 77380

Phone(281) 363-3700
Fax (281) 367-7340

Website www.kalishlawtexas.com
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Law Firm Overview

Kalish Law Texas is a divorce, collaborative law, family law, and business law firm located in The Woodlands, Texas. We assist in all matters of family law with personal and passionate representation. Our goal at Kalish Law Texas is to make a difference in the lives of our clients.
We provide our clients with representation and counsel in estate planning, business law and real estate, in addition to representing health care professionals. Kalish Law Texas is also proud of the fact that we are one of the first firms in The Woodlands area to provide assistance with international adoption and are trained and experienced in providing our clients with the option of collaborative law.

Attorney Bob Kalish founded the Kalish Law Firm over 30 years ago with the objective of providing legal care to families and businesses alike with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. At Kalish Law, our eye is on your future, whether it is peaceably dividing assets after a divorce or planning your estate or future business endeavor. We are a well-rounded firm ready to put to use our extensive experience in order to provide assistance with any legal matter our clients may have.

Attorney Siomara Ramirez Pitre is fluent in English and Spanish. We also have a paralegal and legal assistant who are bilingual English/Spanish to assist our Spanish-speaking clients.

Los Abogados y empleados de Kalish Law Office tienen el conocimiento y la experiencia para responder cualquier pregunta acerca de su caso. Nosotros entendemos sus inquietudes con respecto al bienestar de su familia, sus negocios y los riesgos que pueden tener.

Nuestros abogados tienen experiencia en divorcio, Modificaciones, Adopciones, Cobros de manutención de hijos o apoyo conyugal, negocio, corporativos, testamentos, y fideicomisos.

Llámenos hoy para hacer una cita y permítanos resolver sus inquietudes legales con la experiencia y conocimiento que nos dan 30 años de servicio.

Year this Office was Established: 1984

Languages: Spanish, English

Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Child Support Collection and Modification; Non-Traditional Family Law; LGBT law; Defense of state licensing board complaints; Legal Services for Healthcare Professionals.


Areas of Law Description

The Kalish Law Office provides experienced, knowledgeable legal representation in the following practice areas:

- Family Law

Our divorce and family law attorneys have experience in negotiation, settlement and collaborative divorce. Our family law attorneys in The Woodlands handle child support, custody and modification cases. If your prior court orders for visitation, custody, or child support are no longer serving the needs of your family, we can help you file for a modification of those orders. If you need to increase or decrease a child support amount or need an order to stop child support because your child has turned 18, we will be happy to meet with you. We handle cases in non-traditional family law.

* Divorce

The Kalish Law attorneys have the experience, ability, and desire to respond to you and your case as an individual situation. Although all divorce cases have some common elements, each case is different. In some cases, it may be better to settle out of court, while other cases must be taken to trial. The Kalish Law attorneys will work with you to help you determine which strategy is best for you. At Kalish Law Office in The Woodlands, our divorce attorneys can help you decide whether you need temporary orders in your divorce, and guide you in your decisions about payment of bills, reasonable child support and visitation.

* Collaborative Divorce

In a Collaborative Divorce, parties and their lawyers work together outside the courtroom in a series of carefully planned meetings. They agree on joint discovery, employ neutral financial professionals when necessary, and work towards a settlement agreement. A neutral mental health professional may also be part of the team to assist the children or parties when indicated. If the case isn't able to be settled without involving the court and a judge then both lawyers must withdraw to allow the party to get new attorney and go through a regular divorce. This "new" approach to divorce involves no game-playing, legal posturing or threatening and allows the parties and their children to get through the divorce process in a more compassionate and practical way, with their dignity intact.

* Adoption: Domestic and International

Our firm has been very involved in domestic and international adoption for 30 years. We are familiar with the Hague convention, as well as non-Hague cases. We will also help our international adoption clients readopt, reaffirm or register the adoption in a Texas state court and get a Texas birth certificate. We are able to guide our international adoption clients with immigration paperwork and obtaining U.S. citizenship for an adopted child. We represent clients in step-parent adoption and adult adoption.

* Child Custody and Visitation

A parent or legal guardian of a child may find that a prior order or arrangement is no longer working for the family. When that happens, it is time to seek legal advice from a family law attorney who has experience with child custody and visitation matters. The family law attorneys at the Kalish Law Office in The Woodlands Texas are skilled at evaluating changing circumstances and helping you to determine whether or not it is time to formally seek a modification and court order. A modification can be sought when there is a significant change in the circumstances of the child or one of the parents or legal guardians of the child.

* Child Support

We handle child support, custody and modification cases. If your prior court orders for visitation, custody, or child support are no longer serving the needs of your family, we can help you file for a modification of those orders. If you need to increase or decrease a child support amount or need an order to stop child support because your child has turned 18, we will be happy to meet with you. The child support attorneys at the Kalish Law Office in The Woodlands Texas have been assisting clients with child support issues for 30 years.

* Premarital Agreements

Premarital agreements are also called Prenuptial Agreements or “Prenups”. Most couples who decide on a premarital agreement do so because one of the parties has significantly more assets and debts than the other; because one or both parties want to preserve assets for pre-existing children; or for reasons of independence and autonomy. Premarital agreements are quite commonly used in stepfamily situations. Because our attorneys at Kalish Law Office have experience in both family law and estate planning, we can help you evaluate all of your options and make an informed decision.

* Paternity

If you are trying to legally establish your child’s paternity, we can assist you. We will explain how DNA testing, birth certificate information, and admissions of paternity affect the outcome of your case. We will review your situation, including whether or not child support or medical support has been paid, and whether there has been visitation with your child, and help you to determine the best way to handle paternity, visitation and support issues. If you have been sued for paternity, we will explain the process to you, and help you to respond to the situation.


- Business Law

The skilled business law attorneys at Kalish Law Office can also assist you with the start-up of your new business. We will meet with you to discuss your goals and help you to formulate a business plan. We will guide you through the choice of business entity and help you draft documents and register your new or ongoing business with the proper state and governmental authorities. The attorneys at Kalish Law Office are skilled in legal proceedings and can represent you in the courtroom in civil business litigation cases in Montgomery County and surrounding areas. We have an attorney and paralegal who are fluent in Spanish to assist our business clients

- Estate Planning and Probate Law

Our attorneys at Kalish Law Office have the knowledge and experience to help you understand your estate planning options, from drafting a simple will to reviewing a variety of estate planning options for complicated or high asset estates. The probate attorneys at Kalish Law Office are available to assist you with the Texas probate Process, probate court, settlement of estates, help for surviving spouses and family members, guidance for executors and will contests. We prepare advance directives for medical care and for guardianship and help you with elder care planning.



Lawyers

Bob Kalish Mr. Bob Kalish
Attorney
Business and Industry, Divorce, Estate Planning, Family Law, Litigation

Laura Kalish Ms. Laura Kalish
Attorney
Adoption, Business and Industry, Business Law, Contracts, Employment

Siomara Ramirez Siomara R. Ramirez
Attorney
Business and Industry, Civil Litigation, Divorce, Estate Planning, Family Law

  

Affiliations

  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber

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