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					                                 GARY A. HINCHMAN
                                 ATTORNEY AT LAW
                               11811 North Freeway
                                    SUITE #517
                              HOUSTON, TEXAS 77060
                         (281) DIVORCE OR 1-800-DIVORCE
                                FAX: 281-436-7283
                      E-Mail: affordable_divorce@yahoo.com
                         www.divorceattorneyhouston.com

                         AFFORDABLE DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW

Thank you for calling 281-DIVORCE and inquiring about Affordable Divorce and other Family
Law matters. Listed below is a brief summary of the services we provide:
       Adoption, Alimony, Annulment, Attorney General Cases, Bill of Review,
       Child Custody, Child Support, Contempt, Divorce (Uncontested), Divorce (Contested),
       Divorce (Publication), Enforcement, Grandparent Access, Guardianship, Injunction,
       Modification, Name Change, Paternity, Personal Injury, Post Marital Agreements,
       Property Damage, Protective Orders, Pre-Marital Agreements, Property & Debt
Division,      Restraining Orders, SAPCR, Special Warranty Deed, Termination, Visitation,
Wills, Wrongful Death.
Divorce is the bulk of our business. In Texas, there is Uncontested Divorce, Contested Divorce,
and Divorce by Publication. We handle all three types of divorce and for your convenience, all
of them can be accomplished by E-Mail, Fax, Regular Mail, or by a conventional office visit.

Uncontested Divorce tends to be the quickest, least expensive, and least complicated way to
divorce in Texas. To qualify, the spouses must 1. Agree to be divorced and 2. Reach an
agreement on all issues and 3. Utilize one attorney only and 4. Voluntarily sign all papers with-
out service on any party. Simply put, a Contested Divorce situation exists when one or more
requirements listed above are absent. Divorce by Publication is available to those individuals
seeking divorce with no knowledge of their spouse’s whereabouts.

To get started, please mail, fax, or E-Mail the completed client questionnaire and divorce fee
contract to me along with your cashier’s check, certified check, money order, personal check, or
credit card authorization in the amount of your total fees.

After your divorce is final, certified copies of your Divorce Decree can be obtained from the
district clerk’s office in the county where your divorce occurred. In Harris County, you may
obtain the certified copies at 201 Caroline, 2nd floor, certified copy window, for $1.00 per page.
We provide unofficial copies only. If you want us to order the certified copies for you, there is
an additional charge of $100.00.

As we have discussed, I cannot guarantee any expected outcome or conclusion of the legal
matter due to numerous and complicated factors which are beyond my control. I will, however,
within the bounds of legal ethics, provide reasonable and competent services to represent and
protect your legal interests.



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You agree to keep my office advised of your home, business, and cell phone numbers and a
current address so that I can locate you during the day or evening hours. If the matter involves
litigation, you may be required to attend Court appearances and comply with discovery requests
and deposition notices.

If the matter requires negotiation, I will negotiate with the opposing party on your behalf in order
to settle or resolve the dispute. I will not conclude or settle the matter without your approval.

Please do not communicate with any of the parties, witnesses or attorneys in the case without my
involvement. If my representation is to collect money owed to you, you grant me a lien on the
claim or cause of action and upon any sum of money or property to be recovered in order to
secure any unpaid attorney's fees or costs incurred. All monies collected shall be disbursed
through my office.

This Law Office does not charge hourly rates. It is our office policy to require payment of flat
fees or progressive flat fees. This flat fee payment is non-refundable once paid and is
considered fully earned upon receipt of payment from client. We do not itemized bills because
we do not charge by the hour.

Please be advised that any work which is not included in the flat fee is due at time the service
is rendered.


Client agrees that Gary A. Hinchman and/or any of his associate attorneys may represent client
in court on clients’ court dates. Depending on the out-of-pocket expenses anticipated in handling
the matter, you agree to pay those reasonable expenses. If payments are not made promptly to
me as requested, I reserve the right to immediately withdraw from representing you in any and
all matters that the law office is handling. You agree to the withdrawal.

All monies owed hereunder are to be paid at my office at 11811 North Freeway, Suite 517,
Houston, Texas 77060, unless otherwise instructed by my office.

You authorize me with your Power of Attorney to sign Court or other legal documents which
may be required in the course of the case. Also, you also will designate my law office as your
Attorney-at-Law and In-Fact to act in your name, sign legal pleadings on your behalf and to
perform the acts necessary and appropriate to effect the above described legal representation.

                       TAX DISCLOSURE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT:

       THE CLIENT IS ADVISED TO OBTAIN INDEPENDENT AND
       COMPETENT TAX ADVICE REGARDING LEGAL AND BUSINESS
       MATTERS SINCE LEGAL AND BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS CAN GIVE
       RISE TO TAX CONSEQUENCES.

       THE UNDERSIGNED LAW OFFICE AND ATTORNEY HAVE NOT
       AGREED TO RENDER ANY TAX ADVICE AND ARE NOT
       RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADVICE REGARDING TAX MATTERS OR


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       PREPARATION   OF  TAX   RETURNS,   OR OTHER FILINGS,
       INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, STATE AND FEDERAL
       INCOME AND INHERITANCE TAX RETURNS.

       FURTHERMORE, THE CLIENT SHOULD OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL
       HELP REGARDING THE VALUATION AND LOCATION OF ALL
       ASSETS WHICH MAY BE THE SUBJECT OF A LEGAL MATTER
       INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: PROPERTY OF ANY ESTATE,
       PENSIONS, EMPLOYMENT BENEFIT AND PROFIT SHARING RIGHTS
       THAT MAY BE CONTROLLED BY ANY OTHER PARTY TO THE LEGAL
       MATTER.

Please sign in the space provided below so that I may begin working on your behalf. I appreciate
your trust in my law office and look forward to working with you. If you have any questions
concerning my fees or this legal matter, please call me at (281) DIVORCE.

                                            Very truly yours,



                                            GARY A. HINCHMAN



     Signed     on      this                                                    day          of
____________________, 2010.




                                            Client


     Signed     on      this                                                    day          of
____________________, 2010.


                                            BY:
                                                   GARY A. HINCHMAN
                                                   Texas Bar No. 09684350




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                       AFFORDABLE DIVORCE CLIENT QUESTIONNAIRE
                  (281) DIVORCE   1-800-DIVORCE   Fax: (281) 436-7283
  Full name: ______________________________________________ Email: ______________________
        Sex (M/F): ___________ Date of birth: ______________________ Age: ____________________
        City, State, and Country where born: ___________________________ Race:________________
        Social Security number: ___________________ Driver's license number: _____________________
        Address:________________________________________________________________________
        City: ______________ County: ___________________ State: ________ Zip:_________________
        Home phone: ________________ Business Phone: ________________ Cell: ________________
        Employer: ______________________________________________________________________
        Street address: ___________________________________________________________________
        City, state, zip:
About your spouse or ex-spouse:
        Full name: _____________________________________ Email: ____________________
        Sex (M/F): ____________ Date of birth: ______________________ Age: ___________________
        City, State, and Country where born: _____________________________ Race: ______________
        Social Security number: ________________ Driver's license number:
        Address:
        City: ________________ County: ______________ State: _________ Zip:_________ _______
        Home phone: _________________ Business phone: ________________ Cell: ________________
        Employer:
        Street address:
        City, state, zip:
About your children:
        Name: __________________________________________________________________________
                 Sex (M/F): ____________ Date of birth: __________________ Age:________________
                 Place of birth: ________________ Social Security number:
        Name:
                 Sex (M/F): ____________ Date of birth: ______________ Age:
                 Place of birth: ________________ Social Security number:
        Name:
                 Sex (M/F): ____________ Date of birth: ______________ Age:
                 Place of birth: ________________ Social Security number:
                 Do children reside with mother or father? ____________________
                 Were any children fathered by a man other than your husband?___________
About your marriage and separation:
        Date of marriage: __________________ City & State of marriage: _________________
        Please state date of separation: ________________________________________________
        Wife’s maiden name: ______________________                 Is wife expecting? _________________
The following additional services are available at $100.00 each:


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        Name change to prior name: ___________________________
        Waive 30 day waiting period before remarriage: _______________
        Obtain a certified copy of your divorce decree: ______________
The following additional service is available at $200.00 :
Rush Petition (one week filing) & Rush Typing (one week service): _____________________
COUNTY YOU HAVE RESIDED IN FOR PAST SIX MONTHS:_________________

How did you hear about us? ________________ Yellow Pages ________________Referral
______________ Greensheet _____________ Internet ________________Billboard
Do you or your spouse or your children have any potential or outstanding Personal Injury
Claims existing at this time?______________________
DIVORCE CHECKLIST
Please consider the following when arriving at your agreements regarding minor children and the
division of your marital estate. The list, of course, is not an “exhaustive and complete list” given
the obvious fact that each marriage can and normally does present your attorney with factors and
variables that are unique to your own particular circumstances. You should take great care to
include items in the decree that are not on my checklist. As far as uncontested divorces are
concerned, the 9/1/95 Family Code changes require that both spouses will be considered “Joint
Managing Conservators.” However, one of you will be given the right to determine the
residence of the child or children.

 Parent education is required in all cases involving children, with one of the
following agencies: Children Cope (713) 952-COPE, Families & Divorce (713)
942-9500, or ONLINE at www.positiveparentingonline.com/ en espanol-
www.padrespositivos.com . You must call and register for a class or take it
online before a court date can be set. Montgomery County- 936-441-4733.
                       CHILD CONSERVATORSHIP AND SUPPORT
1. Custodial arrangements for the minor children - “Primary Joint-Managing Conservator”--
Spouse that determines the child’s residence __________________________________________
Spouse that does not have primary custody ___________________________________________
2. Standard Visitation Guidelines are already established by Texas Family Code.
3. Spouse that provides medical insurance covering child and spouse who is financially
responsible _______________________________
Uninsured medical bills are split 50/50 between the parties unless specified otherwise.
4. Who pays child support? ______________________________________________________
     A. Total amount per month ___________________________________________________
     B. Starting date (normally, the 1st of each month) ________________________________
     C. Decree must state payment to be made through local Child Support Office.
     D. Do you want the child support withheld through the Employer? ___________________
If yes, we will prepare the Employer’s Wage Withholding Order, and you will set up the
Order on the day of your divorce for a $15.00 court fee. (Go to the ground floor level).
5. Who claims income tax exemptions for the minor children? __________________________
6. Do parties want a geographical restriction?________________________________________
                             DIVISION OF MARITAL ESTATE



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1. Who is awarded the real estate property and debt associated with the property (include
physical address)
______________________________________________________________________________
LEGAL DESCRIPTION AND PHYSICAL ADDRESS MUST BE PROVIDED BEFORE
DEED PREPARATION:
______________________________________________________________________________
Who is the debt paid to? ______________ What is the original sum of purchase? ____________
What date did you purchase the real property? _________________ Deed of Trust is recorded
under file # ______________ film code # ______________and/or loan # _______________
Is the real estate to be sold? _________ If so, who retains the property until sold? ___________
Who pays payments and repairs until sold? ___________________________________________
Are the net proceeds to be divided? _______________ If so, how are the net proceeds to be
divided? ____________________
2. Who is awarded possession of the motor vehicles, including trailers and boats. List year,
make, model, and VIN’s? List who the car note is paid to for each vehicle.
      1.)
      2.)
      3.)
3. Tangible Personal Property: Each party is awarded all household furniture, furnishings,
fixtures, goods, art objects, collectibles, appliances, equipment, clothing, jewelry, and other
personal effects in possession unless otherwise specified.
4. Each party is awarded all sums of cash and bank accounts, stocks and bonds, which stand in
the parties sole name, unless otherwise specified.
5. Each party is awarded all sums and rights to profit-sharing plan, retirement plan, pension
plan, 401(k) plan, employee savings plan, etc., existing by reason of that person’s employment,
unless otherwise specified. IF RETIREMENT IS TO BE DIVIDED, YOU MUST PROVIDE
THE PHONE NUMBER FOR THE PLAN ADMINISTRATOR, AND ANY PLAN
INFORMATION BEFORE PREPARATION OF ANY QDRO.
      1.)
      2.)
6. Each party is awarded own life insurance policies, unless otherwise specified. List name of
     policy, policy number, and the beneficiary. ______________________________________
7. Who is awarded credit card(s) and assumption of debt associated with card? List the name of
credit card, account number, and balance.
    1.)
    2.)
    3.)
    4.)
8. Each party assumes all debts, charges, liabilities, and obligations incurred solely by them
from the date of separation through the date of divorce unless otherwise specified.
9. Is there any Separate property? (property owned by the spouse before marriage, acquired by
gift or recovery for personal injury) ________________________________________________
10. Both parties shall be equally responsible for all federal income tax liabilities from the date of
marriage through the date of divorce, and each party shall file an individual income tax return for
the year of divorce unless otherwise specified. ________________________________________




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11. Does wife want her name changed to a former legal name. ______ If so, what name
    _________________________
12. Neither party to a divorce may marry a third party before the 31st day after the date the
divorce is decreed. Would you like the court to waive the prohibition against remarriage to
either or both spouses?
______________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________             ___________________________________
husband’s signature- (optional- not needed)       wife’s signature- (optional- not needed)




                           The “Agreed To” Divorce
                          UNCONTESTED FEE CONTRACT
  ALL UNCONTESTED MATTERS INCLUDE FILING FEES,PETITION, WAIVER,
   FINAL DECREE OF DIVORCE, AND ONE HEARING. DOES NOT INCLUDE:
      SERVICE, DISCOVERY, MEDIATION, MATTERS INVOLVING ANOTHER
ATTORNEY OR FINAL TRIAL. TO KEEP A DIVORCE UNCONTESTED, PARTIES
 MUST AGREE ON ALL MATTERS, USE ONE LAWYER, AND VOLUNTARILY SIGN
  ALL PAPERS SO THAT SERVICE IS NOT REQUIRED ON ANY SPOUSE. IF
  YOU START OUT UNCONTESTED AND AN AGREEMENT CANNOT BE REACHED,
      THE CONNVERSION FEE TO A CONTESTED DIVORCE IS $2000.00.
    (WHICH PAYS YOUR MINIMUM CONTESTED FEE ONLY.) INT.________

I.  SIGNATURE DIVORCE
    $600.00- NO Children, NO Real Estate or Selling Real Estate,
(NO DEEDS NEEDED), NO Retirement

II. BASIC UNCONTESTED DIVORCE FEES (Add $300.00 for filing fees
& court costs to each price listed below in section II)
____ $800 - INCLUDES real estate (only)
____ $800.00 - INCLUDES retirement language (only)
____ $900.00 - INCLUDES children (only)
____ $900.00 - INCLUDES real estate and retirement
language(only)
____ $1000.00 - INCLUDES real estate and children
____ $1000.00 - INCLUDES retirement language (only) and children
____ $1100.00 - INCLUDES children, real estate, and
                retirement language (only)
III. ADDITIONAL FEES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICES LISTED ABOVE:
____ $100.00 additional real estate deeds
____ $100.00 name change to prior name
____ $100.00 Waive 30 day waiting period before re-marriage


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____ $100.00 Revisions to Decree/Order
____ $350.00 Attorney General Involvement
____ $350.00 Split Custody (One child resides with one
               parent and one child resides with the
               other parent)
____ $750.00 Child Born During The Marriage Not Of The Marriage
____ $100.00 Certified Copy of Decree/Order
____ $50.00 30 minute consultation
____ $1000.00 For each Qualified Domestic Relations Order

RUSH SERVICES - ADD $200.00
____ Rush Petition/Motion (one week filing) & Rush Decree &
Waiver (one week service)

IV. OTHER UNCONTESTED FAMILY LAW MATTERS (ALL PRICING RULES
ABOVE APPLY) (Add $300.00 for filing fees & court costs to each
price listed below in section III.)
____ $900.00 Agreed Motion to Modify
____ $900.00 Agreed Suit Affecting P/C Relationship
____ $1500.00 Divorce by Publication, (Ad Litem fees
             not included) Add $100.00 Each for Real Estate,
Retirement language (only) and children ($400.00 each additional
person served)
____ $2500.00 Agreed Adoption/Termination

ALL PAID FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. ALL CONTRACTED FEES ARE DUE UNDER
ALL CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING RECONCILIATION. WE ARE A FLAT FEE FIRM
AND DO NOT PROVIDE ITEMIZED BILLS.

IF YOU ARE MAKING PAYMENTS, YOU AGREE TO PROVIDE US WITH A CREDIT CARD
NUMBER AND AGREE TO ALLOW US TO CHARGE ALL UNPAID FEES TO THIS
ACCOUNT, DURING OR AFTER REPRESENTATION.




Agreed to on ________________, 2010.



_____________________                  _____________________
Gary A. Hinchman                       Client




                     CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION


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I, ______________________________, give the law firm of GARY A.
HINCHMAN, Attorney at Law, 11811 North Freeway, Ste. 517,
Houston, Texas 77060, (fax) 281-436-7283, permission to apply
$_________ on my ________________(Visa, MasterCard, AMEX,
Discover), account # ____________________________, Expiration
Date _______________.

Further, I agree, promise, and covenant with Gary A. Hinchman,
Attorney at Law, that I will not now or in the future attempt to
“charge back” these fees for any reason. I further agree that a
copy of this contract will serve as proof to MasterCard, Visa,
American Express, and Discover that your charge back request
should and will be denied by the credit card companies listed
above. Further, if you are on a monthly payment plan and fail to
make your monthly payment as promised on the date it is due, you
give this office permission to charge the credit card listed
above in an amount equal to your monthly payment without any
further notice to you or permission from you.



SIGNATURE:_________________________PHONE:__________________
DATE:_____________________ ZIP CODE: _________________




                     CONTESTED FEE CONTRACT
 ALL CONTESTED MATTERS INCLUDE FILING FEES, ONE SERVICE ATTEMPT,
AND ONE TEMPORARY ORDERS HEARING (IF NECESSARY). THE MINIMUM FEE
 MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE YOUR TEMPORARY ORDERS HEARING OR 30
   DAYS FROM THE DATE WE ARE RETAINED (WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST).

 ____ CONTESTED DIVORCE $2000.00 + $300.00 filing fees + one
 service attempt only, and court costs (Minimum fee only)
     Additional fees are due for retirement division (QDRO),
 real estate transfer, more than one Temporary Orders Hearing,
 Ad Litem and/or Mediator appointment, Discovery, additional
 service attempts, mediation, and Final Trial.

____ CONVERSION FEE FROM AN UNCONTESTED TO A
               CONTESTED-(One party fails to sign the Waiver,
               parties do not agree on all matters, or another
               attorney becomes involved) THE CONVERSION FEE TO


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              A CONTESTED DIVORCE IS $2000.00. (WHICH PAYS YOUR
              MINIMUM CONTESTED FEE ONLY). INT. ______

ADDITIONAL FEES - DUE AT THE TIME SERVICES ARE RENDEREED
____ $350.00 Restraining Order
____ $500.00 Rule 106-Substitute Service
____ $100.00 Special Warranty Deed or Deed of Trust
____ $100.00 Name change to prior name
____ $100.00 Waive 30 day waiting period before re-marriage
____ $350.00 Attorney General Involvement
____ $350.00 Split Custody (One child resides with one
               parent and one child resides with the other
               parent)
____ $750.00 Paternity- Child born during the marriage, not
                         of the marriage
____ $750.00 Change of Venue (If the Hearing is out of State,
it’s an additional- $550.00)

____ $1000.00 QDRO

OTHER CONTESTED MATTERS (Discovery, mediation, ad litem,
additional service attempts or trial not included)(Add $300.00,
for filing fees & Court costs to each price listed below.)
____ $500.00 Oral Deposition (half day only)
____ $500.00 Additional Hearings/Per Trip
____ $1200.00 Motion to Compel (Discovery or Deposition)
____ $1200.00 Attorney General Action One Trip & ($500.00 each
               Additional trip)
____ $1200.00 Motion for New Trial
____ $1500.00 Writ of Habeus Corpus
____ $1500.00 Contested Motion to Modify (no custody)
____ $1500.00 Contested Suit Affecting P/C (no custody)
____ $1500.00 Equitable Bill of Review
____ $1200.00 Protective Order (to prosecute or defend)
__X__$2000.00 Motion to Enforce
____ $3500.00 Contested Adoption and Termination
____ $3500.00 Contested Motion to Modify (with custody)
____ $3500.00 Contested Suit Affecting P/C (with custody)
____ $3500.00 Contested Divorce with Custody

IF AN AGREEMENT WILL NOT BE REACHED BY THE PARTIES AND ATTORNEYS
PRIOR TO FORMAL DISCOVERY, MEDIATION, AND TRIAL THE FOLLOWING
FEES WILL APPLY.(Fees to other attorneys and/or mediators are
not included)




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____ $500.00 PER HALF DAY MEDIATION/AD LITEM - The mediator
helps the parties understand and express their objectives with
the intent to be able to achieve them through negotiations. The
Ad Litem helps determine the best interest of the child.

____   $750.00 DISCOVERY   (Response to Discovery)
____   $500.00 DISCOVERY   (Serve Discovery Requests)
____   $500.00 TRIAL (No Custody Issues)(Per Half Day)
____   $1000.00 TRIAL (with custody)
____   $500.00 Deposition (client or spouse is deposed)(Per Half
               Day)

ADDITIONAL FEES THAT MAY APPLY:
____ $100.00 Each additional service attempt (out of state or
country, additional fees will apply)
____ $200.00 Rush Petition & Rush Service(One week filing)
____ $100.00 Certified Copy of Decree/Order
____ $50.00 30 minute consultation

ALL PAID FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. ALL CONTRACTED FEES ARE DUE UNDER
ALL CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING RECONCILIATION. WE ARE A FLAT FEE FIRM
AND DO NOT PROVIDE ITEMIZED BILLS.

IF YOU ARE MAKING PAYMENTS, YOU AGREE TO PROVIDE US WITH A CREDIT CARD
NUMBER AND AGREE TO ALLOW US TO CHARGE ANY UNPAID FEES TO THIS
ACCOUNT, DURING OR AFTER REPRESENTATION.

Agreed to on _________________, 2010.


____________________                       ____________________
GARY A. HINCHMAN                           CLIENT


                       CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION

I, ____________________________, give the law firm of GARY A.
HINCHMAN, Attorney at Law, 11811 North Freeway, Suite 517,
Houston, Texas 77060, (fax)281-436-7283, permission to apply
$___________ on my ______________(Visa, Mastercard, AMEX,
Discover), account #__________________________, Expiration
Date____________________.

Further, I agree, promise, and covenant with Gary A. Hinchman,
Attorney at Law, that I will not now or in the future attempt to
“charge back” these fees for any reason. I further agree that a copy
of this contract will serve as proof to Mastercard, Visa, American
Express, and Discover that your charge back request should be and will



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be denied by the credit card companies listed below. Further, if you
are on a monthly payment plan and fail to make your monthly payment as
promised on the date it is due, you give this office permission to
charge the credit card listed above in an amount equal to your monthly
payment without any further notice to you or permission from you.


SIGNATURE:_________________________PHONE:__________________
DATE:_____________________ ZIP CODE: _______________


         TO CLIENTS WITH CHILDREN DOCKETING
     ORDER HARRIS COUNTY FAMILY DISTRICT COURTS


All parents who are parties in divorce cases with suits
affecting the parent-child relationship or motions to modify
custody filed on or after May 1, 1997, are ordered to attend an
educational seminar prior to appearing in court for final
orders.   Certificates verifying attendance by both parents at
one of the parent education seminars listed below shall be filed
with the clerk of the court.    Parents need not go to the same
seminar or attend the same date.      Parents are URGED to make
reservations at one of the seminars listed below as soon as
possible. There is a charge for attending the seminar, which is
paid by the client but may be waived in cases of real financial
hardship.   Nearly all of the surrounding counties also require
parenting classes.



          APPROVED PARENT EDUCATION COURSES

          CHILDREN’S COPE                  FAMILIES & DIVORCE
          (713) 952-COPE                   (713) 942-9500

                                or

                www.positiveparentingonline.com




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