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Do the Kids Get to Choose Which Parent to Live With?

December 31, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

It is kind of an urban myth that during a divorce children have the right to choose which parent they are going to live with.

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Can I Get My Child Custody Arrangement Modified?

October 31, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

The only thing we can be certain of in life is that there will be change. Some changes will be for the better, while others will come with varying degrees of difficulty and challenges.

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When is Joint Custody Appropriate?

July 31, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

When parents separate or divorce, it becomes necessary to make a custody decision so that it is clear where a child will spend time, which parent will be responsible for providing care, and which...

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Child Custody Issues: Parental Relocation

June 15, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

A Dallas child custody attorney can provide assistance with custody issues that arise when a couple separates or divorces. One of the most difficult custody issues that comes up occurs when one...

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Bird's Nest Custody Arrangements: What Are They?

February 28, 2018 Posted in Child Custody

When parents separate or divorce, a decision on custody must be made. A Dallas child custody attorney can help parents to understand different options for custody so they can try to come to an...

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How Much Weight Do Texas Courts Place on Custody Wishes of the Children?

June 26, 2017 Posted in Child Custody

As a general rule, both parents know what is best for their children, but when parents decide to divorce, their opinions often diverge when it comes to child custody decisions. Many factors go into...

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What Does Joint Custody Really Mean?

February 13, 2017 Posted in Child Custody

Few issues of divorce are as emotionally-charged as those that cause parents to lose time with their children. This is why many parents fight hard to gain sole custody of their children — or at...

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The Three Components of Texas Child Custody Decisions

September 16, 2016 Posted in Child Custody

It is important to ensure that the best interests of the children are served until they reach adulthood. That said, dealing with the legal issues that determine the relationships with and...

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July 2011 – A Noteworthy Reminder

March 24, 2011 Posted in Child Custody, Divorce, Paternity Testing

This year’s July has 5 Fridays 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays.  This apparently happens once every 823 years. If you are a non-custodial parent and are trying to maximize the time you have with your...

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H.B. No. 1262 Posession Guidelines for Children Under 3 Years of Age

February 17, 2011 Posted in Child Custody, Divorce

Interesting House Bill that sets guidelines for Courts to use when setting non-custodial parents possession and parenting time for children under three years of age. The bill stops short of...

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