Navarro County Family Law Attorney Also Serving Surrounding Counties

The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford has a long history of dedicated representation of individuals and families in family law cases.

A Full Range Of Family Law Matters

Located in Navarro County, Texas, attorney Michael J. Crawford specializes in divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, and enforcement cases. The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford can advise and assist you with family law issues and child-related legal matters, including:

  • Divorce
    • Property division
    • Spousal support
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Modification of court orders
  • Enforcement of court orders
  • Paternity actions
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Grandparents' rights
  • Guardianship
  • Child custody by a family member or another adult who is not a child's parent
  • Adoption
  • DFPS (Department of Family and Protective Services) or CPS (Child Protective Services) cases
  • Juvenile defense

Calculating Child Support — Is There A Reason To Petition For A Deviation From Usual Amounts?

Child support is money paid by the noncustodial parent to the custodial parent for expenses related to the child. Texas law guidelines determine the amount of child support, using the amount of time each parent spends with the child and their income levels.

There are, however, other variables that can enter into the court's child support determination. Attorney Crawford's extensive experience with award variables will produce the best outcome for your child.

Building Families Through Adoption

If you are looking to complete your family by adopting a child, contact Attorney Crawford for assistance with this complex matter. Each of the following adoption scenarios has special requirements under Texas law:

  • Domestic – When a child resides in Texas
  • Interstate – When a child is from a state other than Texas
  • International – When a child is from outside the U.S.
  • Stepparent adoption – Where one stepparent adopts the child of the spouse
  • Grandparent adoption – Where a grandparent is concerned about a grandchild living in an unsafe environment and has taken on a parental role (or seeks to do so)

The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford offers extensive experience and expertise in all types of adoption placements, whether agency or private, open or closed.

Enforcement Actions In Contempt

Because a divorce decree is a court order, noncompliance by either party can lead to legal enforcement activities. These most commonly include:

  • Nonpayment of child support
  • Refusal to abide by visitation schedule

Early intervention by an attorney experienced in enforcement may avoid costly and unpleasant litigation, and instead focus on productive planning to resolve the issues.

Schedule A Consultation With Attorney Michael J. Crawford, Texas Family Lawyer

If you are contemplating divorce, child custody issues, or adoption, contact attorney Michael J. Crawford for a consultation. He fights for his clients' rights and gets results. He will put both his passion for the law, and his compassion for families, to work to achieve the best outcome for you. Call us in Corsicana, TX, at 903-229-4619 or email the law firm through this website to request an appointment. Se habla español.