Custody Order Modification

So you received your Final Decree of Divorce, which sets out your child custody and support orders. You are certain that the matter is behind you for good, and there will not be any more disputes with your co-parent. It says right at the top of the decree that the order is “FINAL”. You may… Read More


Divorce can be a traumatic and devastating experience for both spouses and their children. Emotions run high, and often drive the decision-making process — rather than logic and reason. A divorce case isn’t like other cases. It is not solely about winning or losing. Rarely, does either party feel like the victor. The divorce process… Read More

Child Support

Determining the amount of child support in Texas is based on a statutory calculation.  The amount a person pays in child support is a percentage of their income, which fluctuates based on the number of minor children that person has to support.  The goal of this statutory calculation is to ensure that people across Texas… Read More

Child Custody

Child custody issues can arise during a divorce or as a separate legal proceeding, if the parties are not married.  Contrary to popular opinion, one parent is not awarded “custody” of the child to the exclusion of the other parent.  Under almost all circumstances, the parties are going to share possession and custody of the… Read More

Railway Accidents

Accidents involving trains can be devastating for victims and their families. Since trains are so large and heavy, it’s common for railway accidents to be deadly, even when trains are travelling at relatively low speeds. Trains can’t stop on a dime, and if crossing arms or lights are malfunctioning, drivers, pedestrians and railway workers are… Read More

Defective Products

Product manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and retailers have a duty to make sure products are safe before they go to consumers. When products aren’t safe, people can get injured or killed. If you’ve lost a loved one due to a faulty or defective product, you should speak with an experienced wrongful death attorney as soon as… Read More

Car Accident Fatalities

Car accidents are rarely ever “accidents.” In many cases, a distracted, impaired, careless or reckless driver is to blame. When you lose a loved one due to somebody else’s negligent, criminal or reckless behavior, it may be necessary to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The skilled team at the Altman Legal Group has helped families… Read More

Oil Field Accidents

Oil field explosions are all too common in the Texoma area. Even though oil field safety regulations have tightened up in recent years, safety violations are still happening in oil fields across Texas and Oklahoma. Sadly, a 2010 press release by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics listed Texas and Oklahoma in… Read More

Workplace Injuries

Workers across Texas and Oklahoma are exposed to workplace dangers on a regular basis. Depending upon the severity, workplace injuries can leave victims in the hospital or worse. Some workplace injuries are job-site specific. Construction-site accidents, oil-field explosions and warehouse injuries can all lead to devastating injuries and even death.  Falls are common workplace incidents… Read More

Dog Bite Injury

Investigating the Animal Attack and Recovering What You Deserve Although dogs are known as a man’s best friend, they have also been known to attack, causing injury for those they bite. In the event of negligent practices, victims can make a claim against the dog’s owner. In addition to making a claim against a negligent… Read More