Navigating Joint Custody for the Holidays

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The weather gets colder, you pull out all your sweaters, and the stores stock cute holiday decorations. ‘Tis the season! But, you might find yourself wondering how you’ll survive another holiday dealing with joint custody. Custody situations over the holidays can be stressful for both children and parents. Don’t rob yourself of the joy of […]

How to Gain Custody of a Child in Texas

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If you’re in the process of going through a divorce, you’re not alone. In fact, it is estimated that about one-third of marriages in the United States will ultimately end in divorce. One of the biggest concerns you may have is gaining custody of your child or children. Unfortunately, child custody disputes are extremely common among divorcing […]

What are the Different Types of Child Custody?

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There are many elements of child custody cases that you must navigate and understand; one thing to learn is that there are different types of child custody arrangements. Understanding the four different types of child custody can help you navigate a court case better and help you determine the ideal arrangement for you. To help you prepare […]

Can a Custodial Parent Move our Child Out of State?

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When you share a child with an ex, navigating the troublesome waters of child custody can be hard. Whether you share custody or one parent has full custody, there may be disagreements regarding what is best for the child or children. One of the most contentious issues is whether a custodial parent can move a […]

Gender Bias in the Lone Star State: Do Texas Judges Favor Women in Custody Disputes?

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Texas law favors joint child custody because the courts want children to have meaningful relationships with both parents. Unfortunately, joint conservatorship is not always possible. In order for true joint custody to work, parents must be willing to give priority to the child’s needs. It may not be practical if the parents live far apart, or if the parents […]

Divorce and Your Kids: What to Know about Child Custody in Texas

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Child custody and divorce laws in Texas are designed to create the best possible outcome for any kids involved in the process. Learning more about child custody can help you understand the process and what to expect as we work through the divorce process. 6 Things to Know About Child Custody in Texas Texas courts prefer […]