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Many legal issues can affect your family. Several laws and procedures must be observed if you are involved in a divorce, adoption, guardianship, or similar proceeding. This can add substantial complexity to delicate family relationships, especially when the people involved do not have legal experience.

This is where a San Antonio family law attorney can help. Attorney David J. Rodriguez has 30 years of experience providing family law services. He can advise you of your rights and responsibilities under the law and represent you in seeking an amicable resolution to your family law problem.

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What Is Family Law?

Family law is an umbrella term that refers to those areas of the legal system that govern family relationships. Although the term is often used in connection with divorce, family law covers a much wider range of subjects. An experienced family law attorney can represent you in any matter affecting your marriage, children, or relations with close relatives.

Adoptions

If you want to adopt a child, working with a qualified San Antonio family law attorney is critical. Adoptions are often more complicated than prospective parents realize. Several legal formalities must be carefully observed, even in relatively straightforward situations--such as a stepparent looking to adopt a stepchild.

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Child Custody & Visitation Rights

Child custody can often be highly contentious for parents involved in a divorce or for parents who never married. Every parent wants to do right by their child. But this may lead to disagreements with the other parent over who can provide the best home and guidance for the child.

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Child Support

Every parent in Texas has a duty to provide financial support for their minor children. Child support disputes are common in divorce cases. Even parents who were never married may need to establish the non-custodial parent’s obligations under the law.

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Divorce

Divorce is never an easy process. Even when spouses agree the marriage is over and can reach an agreement on certain key issues, a legal process still needs to be followed. And even a relatively low-drama divorce may still have certain disagreements that must be resolved through mediation or litigation.

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Protective Orders

When a relationship breaks down to the point of abuse, you need the law to step in and protect you. Protective Orders are sometimes necessary to keep you safe from your partner, which is why it is essential to get one in an expedited manner. Working with an expert family law attorney who will assist you in getting a protective order for your well-being is crucial.

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Spousal Maintenance

The end of a marriage often leaves one spouse at a significant financial disadvantage. This usually occurs when one spouse stays home to care for children or run the household while the other spouse maintains full-time employment.

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Here are just some of the family law services we provide at the Law Office of David J. Rodriguez, PLLC:

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Why Do You Need a San Antonio Family Law Attorney?

But working with an attorney does not mean you are looking to prosecute. An attorney's first responsibility is to act in their client's best interests. There are several benefits to working with an experienced attorney, including:

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  • Understanding the Law

    Attorney David J. Rodriguez has been handling family law matters for clients in San Antonio for 30 years. He understands the underlying statutes and regulations and the legal system of family law in Texas. He knows how the courts work in San Antonio and how they can best serve his clients.

  • Providing an Objective View

    Emotions often cloud family law matters. This can make it difficult to think objectively or seek an amicable solution to a problem. A family law attorney can therefore help you by providing a more objective view of your situation. Attorney David J. Rodriguez can review the facts of your situation, explain your rights, and offer advice on what steps to take next.

  • Saving Time & Money

    In the long run, working with a skilled San Antonio family law attorney can resolve your legal problems quicker. Many family law disputes can be resolved through good-faith negotiation or mediation. Attorney David J. Rodriguez is committed to helping his clients find the right approach for their cases.

  • Planning for the Future

    Legal matters like divorce and child custody are not just about today. They are about planning for the future for both you and the rest of your family. That is why it is especially crucial to work with a San Antonio family law attorney who can help you keep a long-term view and work to develop legal solutions that can adapt to your changing circumstances.

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So if you are involved in a current or potential family law dispute and require legal advice, contact the Law Office of David J. Rodriguez, PLLC, today at (210) 716-0726 to schedule an initial consultation.

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Client Testimonials

Mr. Rodriguez was patient and kind during my divorce mediation. I truly recommend him for his input and calm composure. Thank you sir!
Ricardo Cortez
Overall, I would recommend David and Telena again to family, friends, and anyone needing a calm stable and experienced attorney in a stressful situation. Divorce should not have to be as hard as it can often be. Thank you so much, David and Telena! I am eternally grateful for all your support and the no-frills approach that delivered the results I was looking for.
Courtney Lougheed, M.A.
David took care of will for husband and I. Great experience. He is knowledgeable and efficient. We needed that after perusing forms online. Although reasonably intelligent we decided we definitely needed professional help. So glad we used David.
Laura Seiler
Hello Everyone, if you are looking for a attorney this is your best choice. I was currently helping my father through the process of his divorce and David was the best choice we have made. He care for his clients, he listens, his honest, he takes his time to guide you and inform you about the process. He always answered our phone calls and email. He was always making sure we understood and was okay with braking things down and re explaning if needed. He has a very trustworthy personality. Very calm and confident with each Word. He is the best attorney I have ever dealt with and if I ever need him again in the future for anyone I would recommend him! Thank you David for everything you are amazing.
Yaneishka Castillo
San Antonio

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