Daily Archives: June 16, 2020

  A controlling spouse is likely to cause you distress before and during a divorce. Such a spouse will also cause you a lot of unnecessary grief after the divorce if you do not deal with him or her properly during the divorce. If you are reading this post, you probably believe that you have a controlling spouse who constantly dictates what your actions and your children’s actions should be. This could even be a factor of why you are facing a divorce or is considering one now.   A controlling spouse means an unhappy marriage. After all, you probably […]

Tips on How To Deal With A Controlling Spouse During a Divorce

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The State of Texas has the full intention of looking out for the welfare of its children. It provides laws and guidelines to ensure that the adults act responsibly in their treatment of children. Aside from custody, child support and other aspects, the state also has rules for babysitting.  Legal Babysitting Age Texas law does not have a specified legal age for babysitting. What it does require is a certificate to work for anyone under the age of 18. In this case, the federal law states that the minimum age for anyone to work is 14.  Texas allows the parents […]

Guidelines for Babysitting in Texas

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A lot of times during messy divorces and custody battles, the children can get caught in the middle. You may not want to admit it, but you want your child to pick you over your spouse. Your spouse may feel the same way. This seemingly endless tug-of-war can be exhausting, not only for you but also for your children.  Getting caught in the middle of a war can oftentimes end in broken relationships that may take time to mend. Parental alienation makes the child choose sides in a divorce or custody proceedings. This could completely damage the alienated parent’s relationship […]

Putting a Stop to Parental Alienation

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Maintaining A Good Relationship With Your Caseworker   CPS (child protective services) caseworkers are extremely valuable people to your case. They are hardworking, caring people, with only the best interests of your child in mind, and they have chosen their job for a reason.  In fact, your CPS caseworker is probably the most important person on your case, because he or she is the person you will work with the most to coordinate any services you are ordered to get. This includes and is not limited to: arranging visits with your child, talking to a therapist or parenting coach about […]

CPS Parent Resource Guide Part 11: Working With CPS

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Divorces happen all the time. It is not unusual for people to fall out of love or want to sever a relationship with their spouses after marriage because of their differences. The reasons to file for divorce are endless; it all just depends on whether or not you can learn to live with those reasons.  If you want to file for divorce in Texas even as an immigrant, you can. There is no law in Texas that forbids you to get out of a sticky marriage because of your race or citizenship. It is, however, mandatory for one party to […]

Your Rights as an Immigrant in a Texas Divorce Case