We make our children look both ways before crossing the street, make them wear bike helmets and tell them not to run along the edge of the pool out of concern for their physical safety. But do we stop and think about the effect that our words and actions can have on them?
It is easy in the midst of a child custody battle to belittle the other parent or say things out of frustration. However, parents may not know that this can be considered parental alienation and is taken seriously by judges in Fort Worth, Texas, and surrounding communities. If you are concerned that your child’s other parent is doing things that constitute parental alienation or you have questions about a custody or child support dispute,
It is in your best interest to speak to an attorney and make sure things are being handled properly.The court can view many things, even seemingly small things, as being parental alienation. We work with our clients, taking the time to understand the way they communicate with their children and the other parent, and provide advice to ensure they are not placing their rights at risk.
At Sisemore Law Firm, P.C., we focus on balancing the interest of parents with the well-being of children in divorce and other family law cases. We believe that, with few exceptions, children need both parents in their lives. And, in all circumstances, there is no place for parental alienation.