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  Navigating visitation enforcement actions in Texas is a journey that often involves complexities and emotions. When visitation agreements are not upheld, it’s essential to understand the legal framework, relevant statutes from the Texas Family Code, and the steps required to enforce your visitation rights. As one of the leading divorce and custody lawyers in the world, I’m here to guide you through this challenging process. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the pertinent statutes, outline the steps needed to file and prosecute your case, and discuss the types of evidence that can influence the court’s determination in your […]

Mastering Visitation Enforcement in Texas: A Comprehensive Guide


Divorce in Texas
Introduction: Divorce is a legal process that dissolves a marriage and addresses various legal, financial, and familial matters. In Texas, the divorce process involves specific steps, legal requirements, and considerations that spouses must navigate to achieve a fair and equitable resolution. 1. Filing for Divorce: The divorce process in Texas commences with one spouse filing a petition for divorce. The petitioner, the party initiating the divorce, outlines the grounds for divorce and requests relief regarding property division, spousal support, child custody, and other relevant matters. Texas is a “no-fault” divorce state, meaning that neither party needs to prove fault for […]

Divorce in Texas



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When you are getting a divorce, establishing the rights and duties of Texas parents before the divorce is finalized is a must. It is also important to pay attention to the parenting plan that will be included in your final divorce decree. The parenting plan will include many things such as a guide to the rights and duties of Texas parents until the children graduate high school or turn 18, as well your considerations regarding your child after the divorce. In other words, the parenting plan will include information about conservatorship and child support as well as access and possession […]

The Rights and Duties of Texas Parents


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I. What is Adoption Adoption is when a person legally takes on the rights and obligations of being a parent to a child that is not his or her biological child. This means that those rights that originally belonged to the biological parents will be legally transferred to another person who is unrelated to the child. The natural parents of the child cannot just take back their already adopted child. Adoption is permanent in nature. Once the parental rights and authority of the natural parents are terminated through adoption, it is deemed as if the adoptive parents become the natural […]

Adoption in Texas



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Divorce is not only difficult for the couples involved, but also for the kids. This life-changing event can affect them greatly as they get older. This also includes their beliefs on the sanctity of marriage. If your family subscribes to Christian or Catholic beliefs, then you were most likely taught that marriage is sacred and only death can split a husband and a wife apart. This lesson is also passed on to children as soon as they’re old enough to understand the concept of lifelong matrimony. So, when a divorce happens, a child’s spirituality may be affected. What should parents […]

Keeping Your Child’s Spirituality After a Divorce


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Change is the only constant in life. In some cases, the extent of these changes requires a person to change his or her name. If you want to change your name, the State of Texas has guidelines governing this procedure. There are procedures to follow and documents required. Reasons for Changing Your Name There are many different reasons for changing your name. Some of the most common reasons involve marriage and conversely, divorce. The old tradition was for the bride to assume her husband’s surname, but that is already optional now. In some cases, it’s the groom who assumes his […]

Guidelines on Changing Your Name in Texas