Family law matters can be challenging and involve significant emotional and economic uncertainty. With a courteous, confident, and professional approach, we’re ready to help you through this difficult time as efficiently and effectively as possible. Receive an accurate and honest assessment of your case, a clear plan of action to get you what you deserve, and a lasting appreciation for a law firm that’s dedicated to you—every step of the way.
Family law is an evolving legal practice area that is influenced by statutory changes, appellate case law, accounting standards, and even social sciences. We regularly comment on the latest rulings, news and developments in our Family Matters blog.
From the wide-ranging issues of divorce to the delicate nature of child support and child custody, McFarland Law, P.C. focuses on a variety of issues and cases dealing directly and indirectly with matters of family law.
Latest rulings, news and developments from R. Shane McFarland and industry-wide experts.
When waiting my turn at the uncontested docket I am always surprised at how often defaults are done without supporting evidence. Here is another case that shows what happens when you don't prove up your case even when the other side doesn't bother to show up. In re...read more
The right to determine the primary residence in Texas Family Law has traditionally meant that the parent awarded that right also determines the public school which the child will attend. The most frequently cited case for this proposition is Doncer v. Dickerson, 81...read more
Here’s a case that demonstrates that extreme behavior directed toward an ex-spouse will often result in a protective order. Wargocz v. Brewer, No. 02-17-00178-CV, 2018 WL 4924755 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2018, no pet. h.) The general facts were in the first full month...read more