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If you are a parent in jail custody rights may be a big concern for you. You may be wondering if a parent goes to jail do they lose custody automatically or forever? On the other hand, if your child’s other parent is incarcerated, you may want to know if terminating the parental rights of...
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If you believe your child is in danger due to the actions or behavior of the other parent, you may want to prevent that parent from getting access to the child. In situations where a parent is abusive or using controlled substances, child custody lawyers can help you take steps to get an emergency custody...
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Military Child Custody Explained Military child custody issues can pose challenges for civilians and service members. How is child custody and support handled when a military parent has sole custody or shares joint physical custody and is transferred, deployed or returns home? We address your questions about military child custody and military relocation and child custody here.  Child...
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Couples who marry and want to legally cut ties generally have two options: annulment or divorce. What is an annulment, how does an annulment work and how is it different than divorce?  When you hear annulments mentioned in films or on TV the subject is often raised as an easy solution to a marriage gone...
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One of the most common questions parents ask our Fort Worth family law attorneys is, “How can I get a 50/50 possession schedule” or “50/50 custody schedule?” However, before digging into the HOW, it’s important to figure out IF a 50/50 possession schedule (often referred to as 50/50 custody or equal possession) makes sense for...
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Person making a divorce checklist for mediation Tarrant County
In Texas, the vast majority of divorces are resolved through mediation, with no trial needed. However, the process of preparing for divorce mediation is critical because it sets the stage for a productive and successful mediation. The better understanding you have regarding your marital estate, how divorce negotiations work and what you and your spouse...
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Accusing someone of lying on divorce papers, lying to get emergency custody or otherwise lying under oath in family court is a very serious allegation. Unfortunately, perjury in family court does happen and can result in serious consequences if the accuser provides evidence to support the allegation. Proving perjury is not as easy as you...
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Does a felony affect child custody? The short answer is: Yes, of course it can, but not always. A number of factors come into play when a party involved in a custody case has been convicted of or charged with a felony. Some of the factors judges will consider include when the felony occurred, what...
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It isn’t unusual for parents who pay or receive child support to think they have valid reasons to modify child support. After all, life circumstances change all the time. Parents change jobs, lose jobs, get raises, take pay cuts, pay higher health insurance rates and lose employer medical coverage. Situations also arise where a child’s...
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In Texas, an inheritance is considered separate property and not subject to division during divorce. Sounds simple, right? However, if you’re concerned about how to protect your inheritance from your spouse, it’s best not to assume anything is simple. In fact, you should take steps to ensure your separate property (i.e., inheritance) is recognized as...
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Mom drinking bottle of wine
How To Deal With Emergency Custody Orders
October 12, 2022
process of visitation rights for military child custody
5 Common Questions About Military Families and Child Custody—Answered
October 5, 2022
Man removing a wedding ring
Annulment vs. Divorce: Differences & Requirements
October 5, 2022

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