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Prenuptial Agreement or Premarital Agreement?

What is a Premarital Agreement?

Most of our divorce clients often contact our divorce practice to ask us about a “prenuptial agreement” more commonly known in the legal system as a “premarital agreement”.   A lot of confusion is usually seen when a request for our divorce attorneys to draft up a prenuptial agreement.

Must I be […]


What if I am the custodial parent in a Divorce case and I  have to relocate  with my child?

If your divorce case in family court the judge orders  a geographic restriction on your child’s primary residence, you MUST file a modification action with the court of continuing jurisdiction under the Texas Family Code section […]

Can I get an Uncontested Divorce during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Can I get a Divorce during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

I am a Divorce Attorney in Dallas County, Texas.  My Divorce Law Practice gets questions regarding the grounds on which a person can get divorced in Texas during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Typically, under the Texas Family Code, most divorces are granted on the grounds of “Insupportability”. […]

How does the COVID-19 Pandemic effect my Possession Schedule with my child?

What do I do about the possession schedule with my child during the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration?

As a Divorce Attorney, we represent many clients who have a Divorce Decree with provisions for access and possession of children by both conservators.   The current pandemic has created may questions because of the fact that most schools are […]

Can I get custodial rights as a Father in Texas Courts?

What if I get joint custody?

What does Joint Custody mean?  Well, it does not mean that you and the other parent will have equal time with the child?  The answer, as a divorce attorney, will give you is for the most part – NO. This is a question in most divorces that we get […]

Divorce and Property Rights in Texas Courts

As a divorce attorney during these times with COVID-19 Emergency Declarations, our divorce practice still represents numerous clients with issues involving property characterization which for the most part are misunderstood by the average litigant. Many times the case will involve complex and costly procedures tracing the assets on hand by the litigants at the […]

Domestic Violence and the Divorce Attorney


Most of our divorce clients do not believe how expensive it is to get a divorce in Texas.   There is no free filing of a divorce petition in Texas.   Unless you file a sworn statement of “inability to pay court fees”,  you will incur initial fees of approximately $300 to file […]

Common Questions Regarding Validity of Marriage to a Divorce Attorney

Is my marriage valid?

As a divorce attorney answering these type of questions, we emphasize that the Texas Family Code in Section 1.101 states that in order to promote the public health and welfare and to provide the necessary records, this code specifies detailed rules to be followed in establishing the marriage relationship.


However, in order […]

To Ask-or-Not to Ask for Spousal Support – What is the way right? Spousal Maintenance for the Husband?

During these difficult times with a worldwide Pandemic affecting the financial situation of many people, this is a question that is asked by many of our clients when they first make contact with Barbosa Family Law, P. C.   We find that most parties that are asking about spousal maintenance […]


When litigants proceed with their Divorce Cases to trial by judge or trial by jury,  the outcome of the case is left to the trier of the fact whether it is the judge on the case or a jury.   Litigants have to realize that the ruling of a case whether by a judge or […]