Juvenile Issues


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Divorces are never easy for the people involved. It can cause a lot of strain within the family. It affects the relationship between spouses and even between the parent and the child. While some families can deal with the aftermath pretty well, there are those who struggle. That’s why reunification therapy exists. It helps those families who are having a hard time trying to work out their post-divorce relationships with one another. But what exactly is reunification therapy? Reunification Therapy Reunification therapy is a kind of therapy that focuses on the relationships that exist within a family. The goal is […]

Reunification Therapy for You and Your Family


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It is every child’s right to a childhood that will help them grow and flourish as a person. No matter where that child is in the world, it is a right due to that child. That is why as a parent, you have to make sure that you help give them that right in the best way you can. Single parent or not, it is your duty to your child to help make their childhood the best one they can possibly have. If you find yourself in a rut, struggling to come to terms with what you have to do […]

Your Child Deserves to be Happy



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How you choose to raise your child will have a big impact on the kind of person they’ll become as they grow up. That is why you need to be careful with how you choose to act towards them, especially during the years leading up to their adolescence. The way you discipline them is especially important because this can either help mold them into better or worse people, believe it or not. That’s why you need to know how to discipline them properly. What TexProtects Says TexProtects, an organization in Texas focused on the protection of children, believes that any […]

How to Properly Discipline a Child According to TexProtects


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Families are the most important thing in the world; so, when something as ugly as drugs sneak into the picture, you want to do whatever you can to stop it. Drug addiction can as early as the teen years of a child. In some cases, even earlier. It can be terrifying, but for now, you need to be as calm as possible. 1. Talk to your partner Start off by talking with your partner. This is a problem that should be handled by a family. Communication is key and will become the most important tool you have to combat drugs. […]

My Child Is Doing Drugs, What Now?



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When you are divorced, one of the most difficult adjustments to have is the custody of your children. Custody is always up to the family court. As long as there is no violence, abuse, or any form of negligence was brought to the child, visitation rights will be awarded to the other parent who does not have the primary custody of the child. It is also beneficial to both of the parents if they share child support, not just financially but also emotionally. But, what if your child, who is under your primary custody, refuses to visit the other parent? […]

When Your Child Refuses to Visit the Other Parent


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The Texas Family Code is clear that children and youth must attend permanency review hearings, and places additional duties on attorneys ad litem, judges, and the child welfare agency to meet with children in advance of court hearings.  Despite many improvements over the past several years, Texas courts still do not consistently engage youth in meaningful participation in the court process. Ensuring that youth voice is heard and considered continues to be a challenge.  This lack of youth involvement results in foster youth feeling disconnected from the process, and judges not reaping the benefit of their input. Q:  What does […]

The Importance of Youth Voice in Court Proceedings