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When you have settled your divorce, you might breathe a sigh of relief because the matter is settled. Or is it? When it comes to divorces involving children, certain family law matters might need to be revisited even after the divorce is finalized. Parents’ schedules change. Kids’ needs change. With school starting, some parents might...
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It’s that time again. You’ve seen the displays at retail stores. It’s coming. This is a hectic time of the year for parents and kids everywhere, but it can be a complete mess for divorced parents and their children. It doesn’t have to be this way.  Back to school and the rest of the school...
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When two married parents obtain a divorce in the state of Texas, they must make arrangements for the care and nurturing of their child or children. Their right to maintain physical custody of their child will be subject to compromise, as will their right to make important decisions for their offspring. Whether they arrive at...
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In Texas, a standard possession order is the equivalent of a legal visitation schedule. Also known as an SPO, these orders dictate when a nonresidential parent has the legal right to spend time with the child. Parents have the opportunity to devise a visitation schedule without the court’s intervention. However, if the parties cannot agree,...
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The ubiquitous school supply list is a staple of childhood, but one that has gotten increasingly lengthy, and expensive in recent years. Whereas children of decades past could get by with a few “Number 2” pencils, a notebook and a folder or two, today’s child needs markers, crayons, folders, paper, tissues, hand sanitizer, classroom snacks,...
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Although it may feel like summer just began, many kids in Texas are heading back to school this month. For newly divorced parents and their children, the end of summer can be a stressful and disorienting time as they navigate changing schedules and child custody plans. To help keep things running smoothly for everyone, it...
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