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Attorney Eric Smith
Your Neighborhood Divorce Lawyer

When ordinary people need a lawyer
Nobody expects their marriage to end in divorce, but unfortunately many do. It can be a complicated and emotional process, with a lot at stake and a lot to consider. If you find yourself in this situation, it will be beneficial to have a legal partner to guide you and ensure your rights are protected. Eric Smith is an experienced and compassionate family lawyer who can assist you, advise you, and represent you in your divorce. If you are filing for divorce in Texas, get a dedicated family law attorney on your side; contact The Law Office of Eric J. Smith. Either call (817) 860-2800 or fill out our online contact form today and Attorney Smith will reach out to you as soon as possible. He assists clients in Tarrant County, Dallas County, and Johnson County, TX.

Texas Divorce Law: Know Your Rights

Under Texas law, a divorce is not final until at least 60 days after the petition is filed. The state does not recognize legal separation. That means you and your spouse could be living separately, but until the divorce is legally finalized, any assets or debts that either of you acquire will still be considered marital assets and debts by the court. Texas is a “no-fault” divorce state, which means that the person filing for divorce doesn’t have to prove misconduct done by the other spouse. However, a judge may consider misconduct when it comes to dividing assets, determining child custody, and more.

Divorce tends to be a lengthy process. It is typical for the process to range from six months to a year and sometimes more. This is largely dependent on the amount and complexity of disputes and issues that arise during the process. Having an experienced attorney on your side will keep you informed throughout the process so you always know your options. Attorney Eric Smith will dedicate his attention to understanding your unique needs and goals in your divorce. He will work hard to make the process more convenient and less stressful for you. Eric will also fight to protect your rights and advocate for your interests. You don’t have to handle this alone; contact us in order to speak with a passionate divorce lawyer today.
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Consult with Eric Before Filing for Divorce in Texas

Every divorce situation is unique and many involve complex considerations. If you and your ex-partner can come to agreements on the terms of your divorce, the process will likely be shorter and less expensive for both of you. However, this doesn’t mean that you won’t need a divorce lawyer. Attorney Smith will handle the paperwork for you, explain the legal process, and ensure that you are spoken for if any unexpected issues arise. When a dispute occurs that can’t be settled outside of court, he will provide aggressive representation in court to fight for your interests.

Contact Attorney Smith to get a personalized solution for divorce-related issues such as:
  • Division of Marital Assets and Debts
  • Alimony/Spousal Support
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support

Speak with a Trusted Family Divorce Lawyer Now

Eric J. Smith has practiced family law in Texas since 2005, advising and representing clients in divorce proceedings and other family legal matters. He treats every client with respect, understanding, and honesty. Eric believes in open communication and offers guidance throughout the legal process. Whether you are just thinking about filing or already caught up in a dispute, Attorney Smith will be there to assist you. Contact our office today to get in touch with an experienced divorce lawyer and get the answers you need.
  • Tarrant County, TX
  • Dallas County, TX
  • Johnson County, TX

If you need guidance through your divorce, then consider calling today

When ordinary people need a lawyer

About

Attorney Eric J. Smith has been practicing law in Texas since 2005. He assists clients in the areas of probate, estate planning, family law, real estate closing, and small business entity formation. Attorney Smith prioritizes educating his clients, breaking down complex legal matters into the words that they can understand.
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this website is presented for informational and marketing purposes only and is not to be understood as legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice respecting your individual needs. The Law Office of Eric J. Smith looks forward to speaking with you about your particular needs. Please note, however, that the mere act of contacting our firm does not create an attorney-client relationship. As a result, you should never send any confidential information to our office until a Representation Agreement has been signed by both you and the Law Office of Eric J. Smith.

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