|Divorce||LGBTQ Issues||Father's Rights|
|Violence||Protective Orders||Women's Groups||Child Support||Adoption|
Links to Texas attorney's website that provides information about Texas divorce law, including a description of the legal process, and explains mediation and other options available to the divorcing couple.
Links to website providing information on divorce links, books, and a directory of professionals.
The state agency that records all births, deaths, marriages & divorces in Texas. Provides links to information about establishing paternity & suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
Links to attorney website with links to Texas family code, information on Texas property division, child custody, child support, and alimony.
This link provides you the necessary steps needed to file for a divorce in Travis County, TX.
Instructions for parents divorcing without legal representation - Travis Country (includes forms, instructions for filing, costs, standard visitation orders, possession orders, divorce decree, etc.)
These full-length 30 minute Ask an Attorney programs cover a wide range of topics. You must have Quicktime installed to view these videos.
As the official child support enforcement agency for the State of Texas, the Office of the Attorney General provides services for parents who wish to obtain or provide support for their children.
Links to fee based agency's website specializing in collection of past-due child support.
Links to information about fee based private child support collection company.
Links to national non-profit organization that works to assure children meaningful and continuing contact with both their parents and extended family, regardless of the parents' marital status.
Links to Federal Enforcement website with information about federal programs for child support enforcement.
Links to information on custody visitation and child support. Online purchase of self help books on these topics.
Links to Disney's Family.com website, a service for parents offering comprehensive, high-quality, customizable information for raising children, children's crafts & games.
Link to information about a local operated family violence shelter & outreach program.
Link to a community free of rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Comal Country Crisis Center
The Crisis Center of Comal County is dedicated to providing crisis and prevention services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Links to support group, legal research and information on establishment of paternity.
A Texas based organization that advocates the rights of fathers.
Link to information about how a potential father can register with the Texas Paternity Registry and other information about establishing paternity.
Links to the National Fatherhood Initiative which is a society-wide movement to confront the problem of father absence.
Links to GLAD Web page for New England-based legal group who are proponents of same-sex marriage efforts in Vermont.
Link to Lambda Legal, a national organization concerned with the civil rights of the gay-lesbian community.
Links to non-profit membership organization's site providing links to legislative information, published articles and pro bono attorneys advocating equal access to justice for all Americans.
Links to NLGLA, a decades-old civil rights organization fighting to end discrimination against the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and HIV/AIDS communities in Texas through the use of impact litigation, public education, and legal assistance.
Links to a comprehensive guide to housing and mortgages for gay and lesbian couples.
Links to information on abortion rights, access to safe and legal abortion, effective contraceptive options, and quality reproductive health care.
ACLU Women's Rights
Links to information on specific women's rights topics and cases.
Links to information about human rights protection worldwide. AI focuses on the release of prisoners of conscience, fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners and the abolition of the death penalty, torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.
Equal Rights Advocates
Links to a public interest, nonprofit women's law center in San Francisco that fights for the economic, social and political equality of women and girls.
Gender Equity in Sports
Links to Title IX resource, providing an overview of the law and a subject index to recent developments and lawsuits, with links to statistics and downloadable documents. From the University of Iowa.
Links to information on women's issues for women's activists.
Links to information relating to women's equality worldwide by guaranteeing reproductive rights as human rights.
Sexual Harassment and the Law
Links to sexual harassment information that helps the public to understand their legal rights.
Women & Law Commission
Links to the Northwest Women's Law Center, which promotes advancement for women's legal rights in the areas of civil rights, health care, family law, etc.
Women & The Law
Links to Women and Law site that covers the many legal issues of women's rights. This site also has other sections including civil rights, employment, and human rights.
Women's Law Center
Links to non-profit organization established to meet the legal needs of women, especially in the area of family law and the workplace.
Women's Law Project
Links to a fundraising coalition project's site that supports services for women in the Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania area.
AdoptUSKids offers an array of services to both families and child welfare professionals. From tips and resources to an extensive database of children in U.S. foster care available for adoption and families who are home studied and approved to adopt them. We have what you need right here to make your journey through foster care and adoption successful.
How do I adopt my relative's child? Where do I start? How is the decision to terminate parental rights made? etc.
A direct link to download the State approved forms to request and obtain orders for protection..
A link to domestic violence resources, including the Texas Self-help Protective Order Kit.
A direct Link to a variety of publications regarding domestic and sexual violence, and a list of links to other websites that address family and dating violence.
Steps for Name Change A link to a helpful document that should walk you through the process of a name change that is not included in a divorce.