Can My Child Help Choose Who Gets Custody in a Divorce?

Posted on October 31, 2018
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In Texas divorces, the judge will give the final decision on which parent will become the custodial parent. Parents may wonder if the court will allow the child to choose which parent they will live with. If you and your spouse are considering divorce or are in the process of divorce, then you should know … Continue reading

Is Nesting the Best Custody Arrangement for Children?

Posted on September 6, 2017
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Divorce is always extremely disruptive for children. They may struggle to make friends in a new neighborhood or at school. These feelings may put your child at risk of developing a psychological disorder, such as a major depression. However, there are ways to ease these disruptive thoughts and circumstances. Nesting is a unique custody arrangement … Continue reading

When is Emergency Child Custody Granted?

Posted on August 21, 2017
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Emergency child custody is granted when a situation has exigent circumstances. This means, it is an emergency and requires immediate attention. If the child is in danger of abuse or violence he/she should be removed immediately. In situations where there are threats but no physical violence, emergency custody may be granted to protect the child … Continue reading

What Do I Need to Know About Stepparent Adoption in Texas?

Posted on August 9, 2017
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Stepparents should receive more credit than they are often afforded. Many of these people step into a family, accepting an enormous responsibility without really having to. In most cases, stepparents are a large part of a child’s life without being a legal guardian. But nothing brings a family together quite like a stepparent adoption. When … Continue reading

What Type of Child Custody is Right for My Family?

Posted on July 27, 2017
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If the popular saying that half of all marriages end in divorce is accurate, many parents may be left wondering which type of child custody is right for their family. This is a confusing and difficult decision to make on your own. It is important to take advantage of resources, such as a free consultation … Continue reading