Custody


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The kids are, very much often, the top priority of the family. In times of family trials, like divorce, the most difficult part is dealing with the children. A lot of emotional stress will be involved, which may lead to a problematic child. They can get rebellious and angry. They may come to a point where they blame themselves. Below are some tips on how to handle your children during this difficult time. Be honest but gentle  The first step to solve a problem is to state the facts involving the issue. Whether your child is an adolescent or eight […]

How to Explain Your Divorce to Your Kids   Recently updated !


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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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What is Spousal Maintenance? Spousal Maintenance is a type of Spousal Support wherein a divorced person continues to support his or her ex-spouse after a divorce. This usually happens when the latter can prove to the court that he or she does not have the means to provide for himself or herself. It’s also awarded to an ex-spouse who is a person with disability or is in primary custody of a child with disability. The disability can either be physical or mental. In instances wherein one is convicted for an act of family violence during the marriage or while the […]

Spousal Maintenance and Alimony 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