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School Records

School Records | Denied Access?

Trouble accessing your child’s school records? The school may be in violation of Federal and State laws. What you need to know is right here.

Read More Posted: 8-17-2022

Astroworld Festival Ends in Injuries

The Astorwork Festivals was to be a fun event bringing together people after the shutdown from COVID. Unfortunately, it ended in disaster killing several and leaving others with both physical and emotional injuries.

Read More Posted: 2-1-2022

Child Custody in Texas

Child Custody

Child Custody can be very confusing with all the terms that are used in television shows. Child Custody terms can even vary from state to state.

Understanding Your Custody Rights

Many parents are confused by the various terms they hear on television regarding child custody. Parents say they want to have 50 50 custody and assume that means that both parents are the custodial parent. Parents assume that 50 50 custody is joint custody. Joint custody refers to decision-making regarding the child and not custodial possession of the child.

Filing for full custody is not what is referred to as sole custody. Sole custody provides that the parent has certain predetermined rights for decision-making. In general, parental custody orders include not only where the child lives the majority of the time but also decision-making authority for the child. Full custody is not a term used in child custody Texas.

In addition to child custody rights, custody Texas includes child support custody. A custody attorney typically will help the custodial parent receive child support. A child custody attorney can help whether you have temporary custody order Texas or you are going straight to mediation and final order.

Finding the Right Child Custody Lawyers

Whether you are looking for the best child custody lawyer, a child custody lawyer for fathers, a cheap custody lawyer, or even a pro bono custody lawyer it is important to get the right child custody help. An affordable family law attorney can be the best custody lawyer for your situation. They often are experienced in all areas of family law, child support and child custody.

If you are a father you may want to consider a fathers rights child custody lawyer. They can often be the best child custody attorney for your situation.

If you are struggling to find an affordable family law attorney because resources are tight you might want to look for a resource that offers unbundled services or pro bono child custody lawyers. This may be the best child custody attorney for your circumstances.

Posted: 2-1-2022

parents contemplate ending their marriage

Divorce Checklist for Parent

As parents contemplate ending their marriage they must also consider the impact ending that relationship will have on how they parent. Too often parents enter into divorce without fully understanding the challenges

Read More Posted: 3-22-2021

Third-round Stimulus

Third-round Stimulus

Unemployed and Struggling with Child Support

The COVID-19 crisis has shuttered many business that have left many unemployed and unable to pay child support. Unemployment claims are at an all time high. Official indicate that it may be sometime before those left laid off or unemployed will be able to return to work.

Read More Posted: 4-2-2020


Shelter-in-place due to COVID-19 | Visitation

Shelter-in-place order due to COVID-19 have custodial parents wondering if they can deny visitation with the non-custodial parent due to the shelter-in-place orders that have been placed across much of Texas. 

Read More Posted: 3-28-2020

COVID-19 Virus

Parental Alienation

Protective Order

Pro Bono Lawyer

Family Law Pro Bono Lawyers

Pro bono lawyers in Houston do exist. However, the amount of time that each lawyer is able to dedicate to pro bono services can vary.  When a lawyer takes on a case pro bono they often

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Posted: 1-26-2018

Denied Visitation

Denied Visitation With The Non-Custodial Parent

When parents choose not to live together, care for the children is a major concern. Denied visitation with the non-custodial parent often occurs.  It’s important to know when visitation can be denied and when it cannot be denied

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Posted: 1-17-2018

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Cuándo puedes negar las visitas

Governor Abbott

Governor Abbott Signs Radical Welfare Reform in Law in Texas

Texas Child Protective Services is in crisis. He has been criticized for his supervision of foster care. The agency has been accused of losing track of the child placed under his care. Children placed in foster care and family care cannot be located after placement.
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Posted: 7-12-2017

Adjudicate Parentage in Texas

Understanding Fathers Rights in Texas

Fathers ending a relationship with he mother of his child may wonder about his fathers right in Texas. A man can obtain fathers rights in Texas if he is considered the legal father under the Uniform Parentage Act (Texas Family Code Section 160 et seq.). Read More

Posted: 6-21-2017


Becoming a Guardian in Texas

In Texas, becoming a guardian is often a confusing process.  Guardianship is often confused with the conservatorship of a minor child.  Guardianship is for a person over 18-years of age when needs to have another person assisting with decision-making.
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Posted: 5-25-2017


What  Are  My  Parental  Rights in  Texas?

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs.  When parents divorce, the parents must learn to co-parent in a very different way.  Choices that may have seemed complicated while married might seem impossible after divorce. Read More

Posted: 4-20-2017

What Is a Possession and Access Order in Texas?

A Possession and Access Order in Texas is a court order issued by family courts that oversee child visitation rights.   Under the Texas Family Code, sections 153.3101-153.317, the court may grant either a The court can decide to issue a “Standard or a non-standard order. Read More

Posted: 4-6-2017

No-Fault Divorce

Child Custody

Child Custody When A Parent Moves Out of State

Child Custody court orders specify the legal obligation of both parents related to the child custody as well as the possession and access of the child.  Often the court order will also address what happens if one of the parent moves. Read More

Posted: 3-2-2017

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