One of the many ways to expand your family is to give a foster child a loving home where they can thrive. Many have come from difficult environments and don’t know what a loving home looks like. The Texas foster care system works to place children into stable and loving homes when they’ve been … [Read more...] about Benefits to Adopting a Foster Child
Divorce can be a difficult and painful process. Both sides think about what went wrong, and maybe how they could have done things differently. Maybe one party isn’t interested in “right” or “wrong,” but “winning” the fight. Unfortunately, many divorce cases have no true “winners.” Sometimes … [Read more...] about False Accusation Of Child Abuse While In Process Of Divorce
Texas laws for conservatorship (custody) after divorce are fairly straightforward. For unmarried parents, the laws are more complex, particularly for the father of the child. When two people transition out of a non-marital relationship that resulted in children, they don’t go through a … [Read more...] about Child Custody For Unmarried Parents in Fort Worth
This is a common question that’s asked when dealing with child custody (or “conservatorship” as it’s called in Texas) when ending their relationship. Officially, a child can choose which parent they want to live with when they turn 18. In some states, children can decide where they want to … [Read more...] about Do The Children Have A Say In Child Custody Cases In Fort Worth, TX?
This year, COVID-19 has had both direct and indirect impacts on Texans from all walks of life. One of the biggest impacts has been on the livelihoods of most of the population. Businesses have closed, cut back hours, and furloughed employees. Those who are still working are likely working from home, … [Read more...] about Child Support Payments and Income Changes In Fort Worth?
Many people believe that no matter what the circumstances, it’s always the mother who receives full custody of children in a divorce. That may be true in some cases, but as we’ve mentioned in previous blogs, the court’s main concern is the best interest of the child. In most cases, the court prefers … [Read more...] about How Can The Father Get Full Custody Of The Children In Fort Worth, TX?
Ideally, when you and your spouse part ways, your children will still have the benefit of a relationship with both of you. When the judge grants your divorce, you’ll have a suitable visitation schedule and both of you will have somewhat “equal time” to spend with them. Conservatorship … [Read more...] about Reasons The Court May Order A Sole Managing Conservatorship To One Parent In Fort Worth, TX?
When it comes to picking up, dropping off or returning your children to their custodial parent, it’s always important to be on time as much as possible. Occasional tardiness likely won’t go unnoticed, even if you have a valid reason, such as Fort Worth’s rush-hour traffic or leaving work late. … [Read more...] about What Are The Consequences Of Violating A Child Visitation Agreement In Texas?
Children in Texas have a right to a relationship with both of their parents. But if the parents split up, they very likely won’t be able to see both of their parents as they did before. Many times, one parent is interested in a job opportunity that takes them to another city, and may reduce the time … [Read more...] about How Does The Distance A Parent Lives From The Child Affect Visitation Rights In Fort Worth, TX?
Divorced spouses frequently move around after a divorce. This may be due to a work transfer, to take a new, better position, or to make a fresh start in a new city. Since 2010, Texas has experienced a large increase of inbound migration from other states. Many of these new residents are single … [Read more...] about What is the Uniform Child Custody Act in Fort Worth, TX?