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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
I Am Very Glad I Know Him.
My attorney, Ricardo A. Barrera, got me custody of my child and an increase in child support despite all the threats and dirty tricks my ex-spouse and his attorney tried. I always refer everyone that needs an attorney to Ricardo A. Barrera Attorney at Law. I am very glad I know him. I still contact him to this day with minor questions and he answers them promptly and with courtesy. — A.G., Harlingen
An attorney that cared so much.
I never met an attorney that cared so much for my case. Thank you to Ric Barrera for helping me when I needed him most. — R.B., McAllen
Ric was on top of my case.
Attorney Ricardo A. Barrera represented me in trial in my divorce. My ex-spouse took absolutely nothing. Ric was on top of my case every step of the day. He fought for me every step of the way and I am very grateful to him for all his hard work. — R.R., La Feria
Got all charges against dismissed.
Mr Barrera represented my step mother when she was indicted by the federal government for a crime she did not commit. Mr. Barrera got all charges against my mother dismissed. — I.P., Brownsville
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Under Texas law, a divorce decree, child support order, or custody order can be changed if there has been a material or substantial change affecting the best interest of the children. Additionally, orders specifically for child support only can be reviewed every three years. Any part of any court order can be changed. Sometimes people … Read more
Under Texas law, anything of value acquired during the marriage, including a tax refund, is presumed to be community property. That means that both spouses have to split it evenly, right? Not necessarily. It is not that cut and dry. The court takes into consideration specific factors on a case-by-case basis with the objective of … Read more
Divorce is never going to be easy, no matter what you do. Despite your best efforts, it is an emotionally trying time that is made more complicated by finances and, if you have children, custody proceedings. While there is nothing you can do to take the pain away from divorce, there are steps you can … Read more
Domestic violence is a serious matter. It is not forgivable. It is not something that gets better with time. It is something that must be addressed so the violent person can be handled or removed from the family unit. While Paul Simon’s song, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, may be about less serious matters, … Read more