The Law Office of Mary Khano Foteh is dedicated to serving its clients. We strive to provide balanced and personalized legal representation to all of our clients. In every case, we keep our clients’ best interests in mind, and provide honest assessments of their cases. We thoroughly research and prepare each case. Being a small firm has its advantages—it allows for personal and individual attention and treatment of each client and their specific situations. Every client is unique, and that is the most important recognition an attorney can make.
Being a first-generation American, Mary Khano Foteh knows what her parents and family members experienced when immigrating to the United States over forty years ago. The U.S. immigration laws have changed quite a bit since that time. With the passage of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, the Department of Homeland Security (or DHS) has most of the decision-making power, and has many different agencies under its umbrella.
Family law encompasses many different types of actions, including, but not limited to, divorces, child custody issues, child support issues, name changes, adoptions, paternity actions, and even protective orders. Family law in Texas is governed by the Texas Family Code, as well as procedurally by the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure. Often times, immigration issues can cross paths with family law issues; for example, a Lawful Permanent Resident wants to divorce his/her U.S. Citizen spouse.