Elaine Brown

Elaine Brown

  • Family Law, Collections, Estate Planning...
  • Texas
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I have been practicing for many years as an attorney and as a licensed professional counselor and bring that experience and compassion to my work. You will always be treated with respect and your case will be given the attention it deserves.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Collections
  • Estate Planning
  • Business Law
  • Divorce
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Education
Texas Tech University
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar # 18842425
Member
- Current
Certifications
Parent Coordinator/Facilitator
Manousso Mediation Training & Alternative Dispute Resolution
Collaborative Law
New Paradign Training
Mediation
Alternative Dispute Resolution Center - Austin
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
4 Questions Answered

Q. do I need a lawyer for POA or Guardianship in Texas?
A: It is advisable to have an attorney help you with a guardianship. A power of attorney is possible only if a party is legally competent to grant one. I suggest you seek the advice of an attorney to determine the best course of action and to help you with the paperwork. This answer is for education purposes only and does not create an attorney client relationship.
Q. Terminating Parental Rights.
A: It is difficult to terminate parental rights without abuse grounds or a voluntary termination by the parent. It may be done but it is often an expensive process. I would suggest talking with your sister to see how she feels about a termination action. The next step would be to find a family law attorney who can assist with the process. Good luck! Elaine Brown The above information is for educational purposes only and does not create an attorney client relationship.
Q. My ex wants to back out on our mutual agreed change to standard visitation for this weekend. Can she on short notice?tx
A: Generally, when parents agree to visitation outside of the Court ordered visitation schedule, they can back out of the agreement without consequences from the Court. This can be frustrating to the other parent. However, it is difficult to enforce any schedules outside of those ordered by the Court. The answer given is for education purposes only and does not create an attorney/client relationship with Elaine S. Brown.
Q. Can I move my son to another state without the father’s consent?
A: The answer depends on whether you have any orders relating to custody of your son. Generally, parents that are not divorced or do not have a Court ordered custody arrangement, have equal rights with regard to the children. This means that they can take control and possession of the children and can make decisions regarding the child's welfare. However, as soon as parents separate and file a suit with the Court or begin a divorce action, the Court usually steps in and determines each parent's rights with regard to the children. Before you move, it is advisable for you to meet with an attorney to determine what Court actions may be in the best interest of the children. This constitutes an answer for general educational purposes and does not create an attorney/client relationship.
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Law Office of Elaine S. Brown
14101 Highway 290
Suite 290
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
USA
Telephone: (512) 960-4477