Archive for the ‘child custody’ Category

What are the Custody Rights After a Step Parent Adopts a Child? A Child Custody Attorney Explains.

What are the Custody Rights After a Step Parent Adopts a Child

When considering the adoption of a stepchild, it is important to think about your rights as a parent if you and your spouse were to divorce. If you have not legally adopted your stepchild, you may face trouble when fighting for custody of these children down the road. As a…

What are the Different Types of Child Custody in Texas? A Child Custody Attorney Explains.

What are the Different Types of Child Custody in Texas

The question of “Who gets custody of the kids?” is one of the most difficult decisions for parents and their children, when parents separate. Custody and visitation are the legal terms for court decisions about how the child will spend his/her time between parents. In Texas, the law does not…

Want to Learn More About Child Visitation Rights? See How a Texas Family Law Attorney Can Help.

Want to Learn More About Child Visitation Rights

One of the most frustrating things that you can go through as a parent is not being able to see your child. If the child is with the other parent all of the time, then you may feel as though you are being deprived of your right to parent. The…

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Child Custody and Visitation Issues That May be Affected by Texas School Closures.

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Child Custody and Visitation Issues That May be Affected by Texas School Closures

When there are Texas school closures because of unforeseen circumstances such as Coronavirus (COVID-19) there are a number of factors that may impact child custody and visitation rights. During these turbulent times having a good relationship with the other parent can be helpful, but unfortunately many times this is not…

How Does Child Visitation Rights Work During the Holidays? A Child Custody Attorney Explains.

How Does Child Visitation Rights Work During the Holidays

Child custody issues can sometimes be a stressful affair for people going through a divorce – especially when it comes to visitations. Child custody laws are complex, and often require someone experienced to help you. The best way to successfully come out of this process is by having an experienced…

Can a Parent Kidnap Their Own Child? A Texas Child Custody Attorney Explains.

Can a Parent Kidnap Their Own Child

Have you ever been afraid that your child will be kidnapped by a stranger? Do you know that it’s much more common for a child to be taken away by a parent or another family member? Some people think that you can’t steal something that’s already yours, but when it…

Why Do I Need to Pay Child Support if We are Sharing Child Custody Equally? A Child Support Lawyer Explains.

Why Do I Need to Pay Child Support if We are Sharing Child Custody Equally

Divorce forces separating partners to resolve numerous legal, personal and financial matters. One such trying issue is the well-being of said couple’s minor children. One important concern regarding such entities is child support. One issue that child support lawyers routinely deal with is answering the question on if child support…

Can I Move My Kids Out of Texas Without the Consent of My Ex-Spouse? A Texas Child Custody Attorney Explains.

Can I Move My Kids Out of Texas Without the Consent of My Ex-Spouse

The correct answer for your individual circumstances depends on several factors, however, the short answer to this question is almost always no. If your child custody agreement specifically allows you to move your children out of state without prior consent, then the “consent’ has actually already been given by the…

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…