Child Custody


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The state of Texas places great importance on parental rights. Even after divorce, they would still encourage the interaction and relationship with both parents. However, this does mean that they would not be inclined to remove parental rights for the welfare of the child. The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is in charge of ensuring that the health and safety of children in the state are addressed by the parents or guardians. If not, then they would take more drastic action. When Mental Health is Compromised The DFPS can intervene when a parent assigned with possession of […]

Parental Rights and Mental Health


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Before your attorney can answer any of your conservatorship questions, you will first need to provide information about you, your marriage and your family. First, there’s the basics. This includes your name, address and basically every significant information about you. You will also need to provide names, ages and other information about your children and your soon-to-be ex-spouse. The reason why you need to provide these to your attorney is simple: without this vital information, your attorney and the staff of the law firm won’t be able to prepare anything for your case. Or they could prepare for your case, […]

Does a DUI Affect Custody?   Recently updated !



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All through life, we work hard, earn, and invest on properties. Being a single parent makes your hard work even double. You need to make decisions for the sake of your future and your children’s. What if something happens to you? What would be the outcome of your children? Of your properties? Estate planning is one of the most common options for planning ahead the management of your assets and the future of your children. Planning about your assets after your death might not be a pleasant thing to talk about but still, it does happen and it will happen. […]

A Guide on Estate Planning for Single Parents   Recently updated !


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In this day and age, anything can be done with just a click of your desktop mouse. If you are using a smartphone, by pressing a few buttons on the screen. You can now monitor your child’s activities outside of the corners of your house with your phone. However, the contemporary way of keeping tabs of your child must be within the bounds of the law. That is why in Texas, although it is allowed to monitor your child’s cellphone with the use of spy or tracking applications, you must also meet the criteria and limitations imposed by law. Your […]

The Legalities of Spying on a Child’s Cellphone in Texas



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An attorney who has expertise in divorce and child custody can help you. Of course, there are situations where you don’t need a lawyer, but most of the time, you do. Especially if the situation involves the custody of your children and the visitation rights that come with it.  There are instances where one parent’s lawyer manipulates the words on the visitation order to favor them. This is particularly if they are the custodial parent and they want to keep your children from you. The provisions may include vague or unclear wording to make your visitation orders impossible to enforce, […]

Unenforceable Visitation Orders and the Monkey Business Behind It


Child Custody
Child custody disputes can come in many forms, foremost of which is in a divorce. Divorce can be a rather tricky thing, in some cases spouses will easily resolve custody issues and have long battles over property division. In other situations, spouses will easily resolve property disputes and have long battles over child custody. In either situation, a lawyer is most likely required. Some frequently asked questions are: Can a parent take custody of the child instead of making child support payments? The answer to this question is probably yes, but it often is more complicated than it seems. Both […]

Child Custody FAQ for Texas Parents