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What are Temporary Orders in a Texas Child Custody Case? A Texas Divorce Attorney Explains.

What are Temporary Orders in a Texas Child Custody Case

When spouses opt to divorce, many important legal, personal and financial issues must be resolved. Few issues are more critical than the well-being of the parting couple’s minor children. Any instability or tension that children of divorcing parents could experience may precipitate adverse and potentially lifelong consequences.  Fortunately, the Texas…

What is Parental Alienation and How Can a Texas Divorce Attorney Help?

What is Parental Alienation and How Can a Texas Divorce Attorney Help

While more and more people are learning about the destructive effects of parental alienation, the issue is often misunderstood by society at large. Commonly seen in divorce or custody cases, parental alienation occurs when one parent withholds child visitation from another or otherwise seeks to turn a child against a…

How Do You Prove a Parent is Unfit in a Child Custody Case? A Texas Family Law Attorney Explains.

How Do You Prove a Parent is Unfit in a Child Custody Case?

It is important to familiarize yourself with the child custody laws, but even more importantly is having an experienced Texas family law attorney on your side to guide you and provide sound legal advice. The court’s desire is to make sure that the child is with the parent that is…

Should I Represent Myself in a Texas Divorce or Child Custody Case? A Texas Family Law Attorney Explains.

Should I Represent Myself in a Texas Divorce or Child Custody Case

Some individuals choose to represent themselves in court. It should also be known that there are many risks to representing yourself in court. The largest risk of self representation in a court case is that you may lose the case, due to your lack of legal knowledge. When you represent…

What is Retroactive Child Support? How can a Dallas Family Law Attorney Help?

What is Retroactive Child Support

What is Retroactive Child Support? Retroactive child support is when a person is ordered to pay child support for past periods. Retroactive child support is often referred to as back child support. The time period for retroactive child support in Texas is typically four years, but sometimes people are ordered…

How Are Health Insurance Costs Factored Into Child Support: How a Family Law Attorney Can Help

How Are Health Insurance Costs Factored Into Child Support

Adult relationships are complicated, but relationships can become even more complex when children are thrown into the mix. Children are expensive, so parents must somehow find a way share the expense. Money will need to be provided for things like health care. A family law attorney will have the best…

Can Grandparents Get Child Custody or Visitation Rights? A Family Law Attorney Explains.

Can Grandparents Get Child Custody or Visitation Rights?

The bond between grandparents and their grandchildren is special. It is one that is built over time. To flourish, the grandparent grandchild relationship needs geographical proximity, physical contact, and a sense of normalcy. When parents threaten that bond through divorce, abuse, or a family misunderstanding; grandparents are understandably distraught and…

Do You Need an Attorney to Sort Out Child Support in Texas? See How a Family Law Attorney Can Help.

Do You Need an Attorney to Sort Out Child Support in Texas?

Divorce is hard enough, but when you have children involved a divorce becomes even more complex from a legal stand-point. Retaining the services of an experienced Texas family law attorney is extremely important. They can assist in guiding you through your divorce and how child support works. They can also…

What Are Some of the Challenges of Child Custody and Relocation in Texas? Find Out How a Texas Divorce Attorney Can Help.

What Are Some of the Challenges of Child Custody and Relocation in Texas

Divorce presents many potential issues in need of resolution for the parting spouses. Few matters are of greater importance or present more significant challenges than those related to child custody. Texas divorce attorneys from the Law Office of David Kohm invite you to read the following short blog discussing the…

A Divorce Lawyer Explains if You Should Request a Drug Test in Your Child Custody Case

A Divorce Lawyer Explains if You Should Request a Drug Test in Your Child Custody Case

When the courts get involved in a child custody case, they know that a lot of emotions are going to be all mixed up in there. It is easy to see how a dispute between a couple can boil over into a full-blown child custody case that can get ugly…