Divorce is a difficult and stressful process that will end in life-changing results.
When you are facing divorce, you shouldn't have to manage the difficulties of the process by yourself. The Law Office of Bryan Fagan can help you to work through all the different aspects of a divorce in Spring, Texas. his firm can help you: File divorce papers Arrange custody Safeguard your separate property Seek visitation Establish child support or spousal support Obtain protective orders Obtain injunctive relief Whatever family law matters you need help with, The Law Office of Bryan Fagan is here to provide assistance. THE IMPORTANCE OF SEEKING LEGAL REPRESENTATION EARLY The earlier you get an attorney involved in your case, the better. With the right attorney on your side, you will have the counsel and advocacy you need in case unexpected problems arise. The team at the Law Office of Bryan Fagan wants to guide you through the important decisions you will have to make during this process in hopes of achieving a favorable resolution.
17101 Kuykendahl Rd
Houston TX 77068
The Law Office of Bryan Fagan is not your average divorce & family law firm.
The attorneys at this firm understand that no divorce case is the same, and they provide customized service for every client they work with. The team at the Law Office of Bryan Fagan has the training and experience to provide you with excellent representation . Attorney Fagan is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. This is an honor given to less than 10% of all lawyers in Texas. This membership allows the lead attorney at the firm to further his education in law and pursue the highest level of legal knowledge. In addition to this prestigious honor, the firm is accredited by the Better Business Bureau. You can trust that The Law Office of Bryan Fagan is honest and trustworthy. You will get superb legal service from this firm that is not only high-quality but that has also been proven by the BBB. DIVORCE HELP IN SPRING & TOMBALL The team can help you pursue a divorce or deal with legal modifications if you are already divorced but need to change some of the terms of your agreement. The team can also help you with: Alimony & spousal support Child custody Child support Divorce Divorce decree enforcements Paternity actions OFFERING MEDIATION FOR COLLABORATIVE DIVORCES IN SPRING If you are dealing with a divorce and want professional help, a Spring mediator may be exactly what you need. The Law Office of Bryan Fagan offers mediation for couples who cannot come up with satisfactory solutions. Mediation can help spouses agree on the terms of child custody, child support, spousal support and other issues so they don't have to litigate in court. Call today if you want more information about The Law Office of Bryan Fagan and how this firm can help you accomplish your goals in divorce.
Your children are the most important people in your life. If you are currently facing a child custody battle, allow an educated and experienced lawyer at The Law Office of Bryan Fagan to represent you in court.
Whether you plan to litigate or want to resolve the child custody question through mediation, the Law Office of Bryan Fagan can help. TYPES OF CHILD CUSTODY Child custody can be arranged in several different ways. Both parents can have equal custody of the children post-divorce, or one parent may have majority or sole custody. Normally, the court arranges this after evaluating the parents and their relationship with their children. Also, the court will need to evaluate whether or not parents could work together in a joint custody relationship. Joint custody: When both parents have some degree of custody over the children Sole custody: When one parent has primary custody over the child Legal custody: The authority to make decisions for the child concerning his or her education, medical care, religion, upbringing and more Physical custody: The parent with physical custody is the one who actually has the child and owns the residence where the child lives The courts can award joint legal or physical custody and may require ex-spouses to split their time with the child equally or in a percentage that is most convenient. ACTING IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD If the court is responsible for determining child custody in your case, then they will decide the matter in what they conclude to be the best interests of the child. In order to act in the best interests of the child, the court evaluates: The child's relationship with both parents The parents' willingness to allow the child to have a relationship with the other parent The parents' location The parents history with alcohol, drugs or smoking The parents' ability to work together The health, age, employment and well-being of both parents ENCOURAGING MEDIATION The courts in Texas encourage spouses to work through child custody plans together using a mediator. At the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, the firm can provide you with a trustworthy and helpful mediator. In mediation, you and your spouse will sit down and calmly work out a custody plan that works best for both of you and one that helps the children. The judge normally adopts the parents' plan unless it is not in the best interests of the child. This can help keep your children out of court and maintain a calm atmosphere in the home. If you want more information about child custody, don't hesitate to call a Spring divorce attorney at the firm today for a free consultation.
Child support is a set, monthly payment that is paid by a non-custodial spouse to a custodial spouse to provide for the regular expenses of the children from a marriage. This allows a non-custodial spouse to fulfill his or her parental duties.
In Texas, physical custody always determines who will pay child support. The parent who has physical custody will always be the recipient parent and the parent who does not have physical custody of the kids (regardless of whether or not he or she has legal custody) will pay the child support if ordered by the court. CALCULATING CHILD SUPPORT The courts calculate child support payments based on a percentage of the non-custodial parent's income. You can estimate how much the state will expect you to pay in minimum child support by doing a simple calculation. The court will evaluate all wages, salary, commissions, tips, overtime and bonuses as income for calculation purposes. This also includes any government benefits, severance pay or retirement benefits. The courts will also factor in alimony, gifts, prizes, and other costs. The court will then affix a percentage which will be the amount you are required to pay monthly for child support. For one child, the paying spouse is required to pay 20% of net resources monthly For two children, 25% is required For three children, 30% is required For four children, 35% is required Five children and more always require at least 40% CONTESTING CHILD SUPPORT Parents are permitted to pay more in child support if they wish to do so. The percentages listed above simply signify the minimum amount they can pay. Spouses have the liberty to challenge the amount (either seeking less or more) in court. In order to effectively argue this point, you will want a professional Spring divorce attorney to represent you and develop a legally recognized argument on your behalf. Whether you are seeking support or you are resisting it, The Law Office of Bryan Fagan can help. Don't hesitate to contact this divorce firm today for more information. They are committed to providing high-quality service for Texas couples looking to divorce.
The Law Office of Bryan Fagan is located in Houston, Texas. Our attorneys have represented clients throughout Harris County including Houston, Northwest Houston, Champions, Spring, Tomball, Klein, FM 1960 area, as well as The Woodlands and Conroe in Montgomery County.
We represent clients in civil matters including personal injury, civil litigation, and divorce and family law. We welcome your phone call to discuss your case with one of our attorneys today. Our law firm aggressively represents clients at every level of the Texas civil court system. The foundation of our success is the quality relationship we maintain with all of our clients. Our Houston civil attorneys strive to provide our clients with quality representation while respecting the needs, goals, and objectives of each individual case. Our attorneys pledge to listen and effectively communicate with clients during each phase of their case. Law Office of Bryan Fagan was founded by Bryan Fagan. I am a certified member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, an honorary society established in 1982 by the Supreme Court of Texas. The College is comprised of lawyers who strive for the highest level of legal knowledge and skills through frequent participation in continuing education. Among its ranks are numerous leaders in the Texas legal field, including many judges. Less than 10% of all Texas lawyers qualify to become members of this organization.
Born in Denver, Colorado and raised here in the Houston area, Bryan has always had the inclination to be someone who can help others and he always put forth all efforts in everything he has set out to do. Coming from a Real Estate background, Bryan felt he his real passion was helping families and through practicing family law, he does just that. Bryan is a member the Texas Bar College, which is an honor that is bestowed on less than 10% of lawyers in the state of Texas. This honorary society is devoted to pursuing the greatest amount of legal knowledge through actively furthering their education. Bryan's desire is to better represent his clients with a deeper understanding of the law. As Partner Attorney, Bryan makes sure every Associate Attorney is actively involved in each individual case to ensure conscientious work and attentiveness. When Bryan is away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Camille, family, and friend
Bar Number: 24080889
Evan was born in Wisconsin and moved to the Houston area when he was 5. He earned his Juris Doctor in 2010 from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, TX and his Bachelor's Degree in 2007 from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. Evan is committed to his clients and prides himself on being an advocate for their interests. Communication and honesty are the bedrocks of his relationship with clients. He is a member of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association and the Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association. Evan's practice is comprised solely of family law cases. He has worked on client matters ranging from custody disputes to divorces and grandparent rights. Prior to joining the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, he worked as an attorney for the Department of Family and Protective Services in Austin, TX defending and protecting children whose lives had been affected by abuse or neglect.
Bar Number: 24074421
Originally from Plano, Texas, Hayley is a May 2016 graduate of University of Oklahoma College of Law. Before completing her Juris Doctorate, she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Hayley's passion for family law was ignited during law school, where Hayley served as a legal intern for Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Family Law Division, and the Oklahoma Department of Human Relations Child Support Services Legal Department. She gained valuable experience in Family Law both as a client advocate, and from the state enforcement side of the law. In her spare time, Hayley enjoys being active, cooking, and traveling.
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2016
Originally from Louisiana, Kimberly graduated Cum Laude from Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Before achieving her Juris Doctor Degree, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Summa Cum Laude at Southern University, gaining the title of Student Marshall and the highest ranking graduate. Kimberly was accepted to the Texas State Bar in 2008. She is dedicated to helping her clients through the difficult time of divorce and/ or custody disputes and it is her goal to make this process a bit easier for them by letting them know their case is in the rights hands. When Kimberly is not busy at work she enjoys traveling around the globe and cooking for her family.
Bar Number: 24066265
Mak grew up in Houston, Texas, where he attended Lamar High School and received the International Baccalaureate Diploma. He then enrolled in the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Honors English, Liberal Arts Honors and Spanish Literature. He studied abroad at Pontfica Universidad Catlica in Santiago, Chile.
Mak was awarded the Tom C. Clark Scholarship and the Millard Ruud Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law to attend the UT Law School, where he served as a staff editor for two law journals. Early in his law school career, he developed an interest in family law and one of his articles was published by the Family Law Section, an organization under the State Bar of Texas. Mak became a student attorney in the Domestic Violence Clinic and the Children's Rights Clinic. By the time he graduated, he had represented children as an Attorney Ad Litem and Guardian Ad Litem, completed an adoption, and won his first bench trial in a case involving visitation modification. He found that he had a strong rapport with both adult and child clients and that he was an effective advocate in court.
As an intern in the Child Support Division of the Attorney General's Office, Mak gained valuable insight into negotiations by working with parties who were not represented by counsel. Prior to receiving his law license and beginning his law practice, Mak worked for two top Houston family law firmsLilly, Newman and Van Ness and the firm of Walters Gilbreath.
Bar Number: 24091630
Originally from New Jersey, Sarah is a graduate of Thurgood Marshall School of Law who also attained a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from The University of North Florida. In addition, Sarah graduated with Honors from Florida State College at Jacksonville with an Associate's in Arts. All of these accomplishments achieved after proudly serving in the United States Navy. She has extensive training in immigration and family law and currently practices in both, the Houston and Dallas areas. Something special about Sarah is her passion for helping others. When she is introduced to a new case, she makes it her personal objective to let the client know she is there for them every step of the way and their case will be cared for diligently and assertively.
Bar Number: 24080263
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