Simply deciding to "move with my child" after divorcing is not recommended. Deciding to move has to be within the bounds of the custody agreement of your divorce decree. After a divorce, parents find new opportunities, some of which may require relocation. For example, a new job may be a … [Read more...] about Can I Move With My Child After Divorce?
Disputes over child custody (called “conservatorship” in Texas) can be the most frustrating and upsetting part of a couple’s divorce. The term “bitter custody battle” is a frequent description of the parents’ animosity during the proceedings. But the process of mediation in child custody disputes … [Read more...] about Mediation in Child Custody Disputes Can Help
There may come a time to update a child custody plan. When and how usually can be facilitated by a custody attorney. The custody (called “conservatorship” in Texas) arrangement that were worked out after a divorce or a paternity case may not work for parents a few years later. If you are finding … [Read more...] about Time to Update a Child Custody Plan
Sometimes a teenager may want to live with the other parent, in spite of a current custody order. Such a change can seem disheartening and may make you feel rejected. But such a change may be the right thing to do for your teenage child. Before making a change, make sure you and your child and the … [Read more...] about What If My Teen Wants To Live With Other Parent?
Sometimes it may not be obvious about what child support covers - what that payment should be used for. Parents who end their relationship must also ensure that their children are still properly cared for as if they were still living together. Part of that is financially supporting their children … [Read more...] about What Does Child Support Cover?
People’s lives can change after custody plans become finalized. When parents consider relocation and child custody plans, their first thought is how the child's life will be affected. This is especially true of those in professions that may include relocation, such as nurses and other medical … [Read more...] about Relocation and Child Custody Plans
It’s the home of the Cowboys, the State Fair, and the creation of the frozen Margarita. It’s the fourth largest metro area in the United States spanning nine Texas counties and the largest one that’s landlocked. For both population growth and GDP, DFW is still growing faster than any other metro … [Read more...] about Dallas-Fort Worth
Why is Social Investigation Important for a Child Custody Case Social investigations can play a large role in child custody cases in the state of Texas. As the courts place a large emphasis on the safety and well-being of any children involved in custody hearings, they have a responsibility to … [Read more...] about Social Investigation in a Child Custody Case
When a couple terminates their relationship, one of the biggest sticking points is the children. Sometimes a Guardian ad Litem may be necessary but what is that exactly. Ideally parents need to discuss cooperatively the living arrangements for the children, decision making, visitation and how all … [Read more...] about When is a Guardian Ad Litem Appointed?
Texas family courts have one goal in mind: the best interest of the children. Because children do best with relationships with both parents, the court encourages children to spend time with both. Visitation schedules, called possession schedules in Texas, are intended to ensure that children have as … [Read more...] about When A Child Refuses To Abide By Court Ordered Custody