Our Rising Star

Erinakes Law, PLLC is proud to announce that Megan Erinakes, our founder, has earned recognition on the 2023 Texas Rising Stars list which honors the state’s leading young attorneys. Texas Rising Stars is an annual list of exceptional lawyers in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This is her second year on the list. Rising Star honorees must be 40 years old Read More

Establishing Parentage for LGBTQ+ Parents

A family is a family. One family may look a little different from the next, but the core of what makes having a family great still stands and is worthy of protection. Parentage brings not only the honor and responsibilities of being a parent but legal ground to stand on in upholding those protections. Heterosexual couples will generally not face as many boundaries relating to parentage unless there are legitimate Read More

What Are My Rights as a Parent After Divorce?

Becoming a parent is one of the biggest decisions we make in life. Bringing a child into this world (or adopting) comes with great responsibility. It also comes with certain parental rights such as the right to make decisions on your child’s behalf and the right to access information vital to their upbringing. We usually make these commitments with another person, but when that relationship breaks down the parental Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Co-Parents

When we flip the calendar to a new year, we’re presented with another opportunity to improve ourselves, our circumstances, and the world around us. A lot of people take a look inside themselves, hopping on “New Year, New Me” trends for self-improvement. This can be a fantastic approach and we wish you the best of luck if you’re spending the new year looking for ways to be a better you! Of course, if you have children Read More

Getting the Most Out of the Holidays as a Co-Parent

‘Tis the season… for most. This time of year is generally spent with loved ones in celebration of each other and the year that has passed. Images of families passing food around the Thanksgiving table or pulling presents out from under the tree fill every commercial break on television right now. However, I understand this isn’t a reality for every family. Ultimately, some relationships falter and new accommodations Read More