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Category: Child Custody

Custody vs. Conservatorship in Your Divorce

Custody vs. Conservatorship in Your Divorce

 Child custody arrangements are one of the most nerve-wracking court decisions you’d ever have to anticipate as a parent in a Texas Family Court. Most of the parents who approach Texas family law attorneys have this as their biggest concern regarding their divorce . Parents are also aware that the divorce can have a huge […]

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Custody and Managing Conservatorship in Texas

Custody and Managing Conservatorship in Texas

I. What is Child Custody Legal child custody is having the obligation and the right to decide on matters regarding the upbringing of a child. A parent who has legal custody can make decisions about where the child would go to school, his or her medical care and religious preference, for instance. In most cases, […]

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Grandparent Involvement in a CPS Case

Grandparent Involvement in a CPS Case

  A CPS case can be one of the toughest family law case an attorney has to handle. It can be really heartbreaking, at the same time frustrating. From the point of view of the child, it is alleged that he or she is a victim of neglect or abuse at the hands of people […]

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How to File a Support Order in Texas

How to File a Support Order in Texas

Child support is the continuous payment made periodically by a parent for the benefit of the child. Different states provide different ways under their law on how to apply for a child support order. In Texas, the process of child support can overwhelm someone who does not have any idea what to expect. Being able […]

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Getting Divorced Outside of Texas

Getting Divorced Outside of Texas

Getting Divorced in the State of Texas In order to file for a divorce in the State of Texas, residency requirements must be met for the court to acquire jurisdiction over the persons involved. Otherwise, the case will be dismissed. It begins with the filing of the divorce petition by any of the spouses. A […]

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Responsibilities of the Custodial Parent

Responsibilities of the Custodial Parent

A custodial parent is the one who has the sole physical custody of the child or the one with whom the child lives with for the most part. Custodial parenting involves a lot of responsibility which is just similar to any other aspect of being a dad or mom. Even if the parents of the […]

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What is a Summary Judgment in Texas?

What is a Summary Judgment in Texas?

A summary judgment is when a court disposes a case either because the party who filed the lawsuit or the petitioner does not have enough evidence to win the case or because a responding party or the respondent does not have a clear and proper defense to the allegations brought against him or her by […]

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Focusing on Your Child’s Best Interests

Focusing on Your Child’s Best Interests

Your child’s best interests will always be a key point in your divorce and child custody cases. As you are well aware, your child feels the impact of the divorce even more than you do. It’s really a sad reality that you have to accept and deal with properly. You and your spouse can have […]

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Responsibilities of the Non-Custodial Parent

Responsibilities of the Non-Custodial Parent

A non-custodial parent is the one who does not have primary physical custody over his or her children. However, it is possible for a non-custodial parent to have legal custody, even though he or she lacks physical custody of the children. Many non-custodial parents are actively involved in the lives of their children and they […]

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Visitation During a CPS Case in Texas

Visitation During a CPS Case in Texas

In a Child Protective Services case, one of the most important concerns is how soon a parent can see his or her child if the latter has been removed from the house of the former. If the Child Protective Services is granted temporary managing conservatorship, there are rules to be followed when it comes to […]

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