Family Law

Austin Family Law Attorney, Nikki Hudman

For families looking to adopt a child or spouses wanting to separate, legal matters can be both stressful and daunting. Nikki Hudman is an Austin family lawyer dedicated to families and exclusively practices family law to help Austin citizens with family law matters and helping them endure potentially challenging times.

Texas Family Court: What to Expect

Family law covers marriage, civil unions, adoption, paternity testing and fraud, domestic violence child custody and visitation, child abduction, and child abuse. Depending on your situation, your case might not necessarily seen in court. Your family law attorney will be able to give you advice on which course of action is best for you.

Collaborative law allows couples going through a divorce to separate amicably by foreseeing traditional divorce proceedings. In the event that a case goes to court, your family lawyer will give you direction on the best course of action and will give you necessary information on how to smoothly and successfully navigate court appearances.

Appearing in a courthouse for the first time can add to the already overwhelming experience. Here are some best practices that will help facilitate proceedings:

  • Do not bring children to the courthouse, unless a judge or attorney requests otherwise
  • Dress appropriately
  • Treat others with respect
  • Silence cell phones and pagers
  • Address all parties by personal titles (“Your Honor,” “Mr.” “Mrs.” “Ms.) and speak loud enough for the judge and stenographer to hear and understand you

If these tips do not help relieve any stress, Nikki Hudman’s legal advice should, as she will fight for your rights and your family’s.

Contact Your Austin Family Lawyer

Nikki Hudman dedicates her life to your personal life, using her Austin family law expertise to make the most of your difficult family matters. If you are unsure whether you have a case or how to proceed forward, do not hesitate to reach out. To learn more about your case, call today at 512-827-8529 or fill out our form.