All parents have a duty to provide for their children. Because many parents are divorced or otherwise not living together, the how of providing can be complicated. To simplify matters, Texas courts typically order noncustodial parents to make recurring child support payments to custodial parents…. Read On

A decade is a long time, and if that’s how long it’s been since you first said “I do” when gazing into the eyes of your spouse, dissolving your marriage now may be both legally and emotionally complicated. To be sure, the longer that a… Read On

Going through a divorce in Texas can be difficult and complicated, especially when there are children involved. Parents who are currently going through a divorce should learn more about child custody and visitation in Texas since the state uses language that is different from other… Read On

Child custody cases in Texas can be contentious and frustrating for many families. However, sometimes parents can agree to terms of custody and visitation, which Texas law encourages (Texas Family Code § 153.007). As the statute explains, “to promote the amicable settlement of disputes between… Read On

Facing a child custody battle with your child’s other parent can be intimidating and extremely frustrating. While some families are able to get through a divorce, even with children from the marriage, with few problems, it is more common for divorcing spouses to disagree about… Read On

As a parent, you need to know how to protect your family law rights. Whether you have primary custody of your child, or you have visitation rights, it is crucial that you have a basic understanding of the Texas child custody and visitation laws. In… Read On

Mothers have substantial rights to child custody, regardless of whether they are married to the father or not. In fact, mothers in many ways have more rights than fathers—at least initially. If you see a custody fight on the horizon, you should understand how a… Read On

Child custody disputes often arise in divorce proceedings, but you might file for child custody even if you are not married. To be successful, you will need to carefully analyze your case and understand what you must prove. Judges decide child custody issues, so you… Read On