Family Law and Divorce Lawyer in Sugar Land, Texas
Richard T. Bell & Associates, P.C.
Sugar Land, Texas 77478
(281) 494-8000 or(866) 679-3517
Law Firm Overview
Richard T. Bell & Associates, P.C. is an experienced, dedicated law firm located in Sugar Land, Texas. When clients first come to the Richard T. Bell & Associates law firm, they are usually concerned with difficult family law matters.
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Child Custody Tips for Texas Parents
When deciding child custody arrangement, it is important to understand that the court will always decide custody disputes based on the “best interest of the child” standard. With this in mind, remember that there are ways to prepare for custody hearings that may increase your chances of achieving your desired result.Read Article
Texas Divorce: Reimbursements and Offsets
After about a decade of marriage to an "economic contribution" statute, the Texas legislature officially filed for divorce in 2009 and reinstated a "reimbursement" statute. The new reimbursement statute expands the number of situations when reimbursement can be used to recover for monies or talents spent by one marital estate for the benefit of another.Read Article
Problems With Enforcement of the Hague Convention
Today’s global culture has led to a greater number of marriages between people from different countries than in decades past. As a result, international child abduction has increasingly become a problem. To put the issue in perspective, consider that 2,800 children have been abducted from the United States — more children than attend the largest grade school in the country.Read Article
Pilots Game and Divorce Laws, Playing Continental for Pension Funds
There has not been much good news on the subject of retirement benefits lately, especially for those who foresee relying on those benefits when the time comes. At Continental Airlines, a group of senior pilots weighed their options and decided to get their retirement benefits before the money disappeared — without retiring.Read Article
Change in Texas Law Eases Strain of Child Custody Proceedings
Determining questions of child custody can be one of the most difficult, contentious and expensive steps in the divorce process, even if the parties generally agree on an overall plan. A recent change in Texas law has removed what was often an obstacle to the timely settlement of many custody disputes.Read Article