La Coste, Texas Family Lawyers
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Texas Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Texas Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
-Over 17 Years Experience as a Trial Lawyer in San Antonio, Texas
-Graduated in Top 10% of class at St. Mary’s School of Law
-Staff Writer and Editor of St. Mary’s Law Journal
-Author of Numerous Articles in publications such as St. Mary’s Law Review and San Antonio Lawyer Magazine
-Formerly worked at Texas Fourth Court of Appeals
-100's of hours of Continuing Legal Education in relevant Practice Areas
-10.0 Perfect Rating from AVVO.com Lawyer Rating Website
I handle all areas of family law, including property division, child custody issues, child or spousal support, and enforcement of court orders. If you have a tough divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, enforcement, or modification issue, you need to find competent representation that you can trust. I can help you understand the divorce process, giving your case the personal attention that it needs to get you the result you deserve. I also strive to make sure...
In our family law practice, we primarily represent parents in suits affecting the parent child relationship, grandparents and foster parents. Further, we represent clients with significant property issues in their marriage and in the unfortunate event of a death in the family.
In the decisive moments of your family law case James is ready to take your case as far as necessary in litigation to get what you really want.
Divorces and family law litigation can be emotionally stressful, financially taxing, and spiritually draining. You need a lawyer to be “in your corner.”
Whether your divorce is uncontested or you’re fighting over property, custody, or both, James Meyrat will aggressively...
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La Coste Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
St. Mary's University School of Law Center for Legal and Social Justice
San Antonio, TX
Dealing with family law issues?
Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.
Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.
Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.
Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.
No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.
Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.
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