Family law

Based in Richardson, Texas, Kafor Law Firm, PLLC, provides compassionate counsel to clients facing divorce and other sensitive family law issues. We are dedicated to helping our clients resolve even the most complex and emotional matters, understanding that divorce can be among the most challenging times in a person’s life. Our firm offers personalized representation in:

  • Divorce
  • Annulments
  • Alimony, maintenance, or spousal support
  • Child support
  • Child custody issues, including visitation and placement
  • Marital property division
  • Name changes
  • Premarital and prenuptial agreements
  • Postnuptial agreements
  • Post-judgment modifications
  • Contempt and enforcement proceedings
  • Paternity
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Domestic violence
  • Restraining orders
  • Child protective services, including suit intervention and defense
  • Restraining orders
  • Mediation
  • Surrogacy
  • Divorce

Kafor Law Firm, PLLC, recognizes that divorce is an emotionally trying and financially difficult time for all parties involved. For this reason, we offer quality legal representation, clear and honest answers to client questions, and reasonable retainer fees. The firm is experienced in guiding families through both fault-based and no fault divorces involving marital agreements, property division, and mediation proceedings.

Support

Both parents have a duty to secure financial and medical support for their children. A court can issue an order requiring either or both parents to provide financial support for their child’s living expenses, education, health care, and other needs. We can help a parent obtain support, or defend against an unwarranted claim for support.

During a divorce, the court may award permanent or temporary spousal support (also referred to as alimony or maintenance) to be paid in a lump sum or over a fixed or indefinite time period. When deciding whether or not to award support, the court considers many factors, including the spouses’ relative income, property, and earning capacity; the marital and property division and tax consequences; the standard of living established during the marriage; and the duration of the marriage.

Custody

When a child is involved in a divorce proceeding, the parents need to make arrangements for where the child will live, who will make important parenting decisions, and who will cover various expenses. Kafor Law Firm, PLLC, helps clients determine which custody arrangement works best for their family. A parent who does not have physical custody is entitled to visitation; we help clients achieve a plan that allows both parents to maintain a healthy relationship with their child. A successful plan fits your parenting capabilities and fulfills your child’s needs.

Paternity

Paternity suits are actions brought with the goal of establishing a legal parental relationship. Once paternity is established, a father is obligated to support his child, and he also gains the right to share in custody or have visitation rights. Kafor Law Firm, PLLC, can help you establish, challenge, or disestablish paternity depending on your needs.

Name Changes

Divorce and remarriage may cause clients to seek name changes that reflect their current circumstances. During a divorce proceeding, we will file the proper documentation in a timely manner, so that clients can make a fresh start when the divorce is finalized.

Seek Compassionate, Experienced Representation

Family law matters may be highly emotional and difficult to confront. By providing compassionate, assertive counsel, we work to ease the stress faced by our clients, while ensuring that their best interests are fully protected. If you are considering divorce, or dealing with another family law issue, contact Kafor Law Firm, PLLC, today.