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October 2012 Archives

Profiles released concerning children up for adoption

There are approximately 6,000 children in Texas awaiting adoption, and many of them come from the southern Texas area. The Child Protective Services for our state has been attempting to publicize profiles of many of the children awaiting adoption in hopes that interested and qualified parents will apply.

More couple signing prenuptial agreements

Houston family law clients are more often asking attorneys to prepare prenuptial agreements than have been drawn up in the past. Prenuptial agreements are also getting more imaginative in the wording and conditions, and individuals seemingly are more aware that their marriage may possibly end in divorce.

Child support delinquency rate approaches 40 percent

We recently reported that unpaid child support in Texas amounts to approximately $11 billion. We now find the delinquency rate for child support in one particular Texas County is at 39 percent. This percentage matched a number of other Texas counties as well, and there are some counties that the rate is even higher.

International child custody dispute in Texas

A Texas father is currently involved in an international child custody dispute. The father and the mother of the child were at one time engaged to each other, and the mother is a British native. However, when the couple took their child to the United Kingdom for a visit, the father alleges the mother remained there with the child and never returned to the United States.

Rate of domestic violence extremely high in Houston area

The highest rate reported domestic violence in the state of Texas occurs in Harris County. Unfortunately, Harris County also has the highest number of deaths that occur due to domestic violence as well.

Getting on with life after divorce

"Whatever happened to the person I married?" That's a question that spouses ask all the time, and that's especially true when couples' divorce. After a divorce, rather than working together to achieve goals mutually, a couple may now being actively pursuing ends that are not in the best interest of the other spouse.

Billions of dollars in unpaid child support owed state wide

It has been reported by the Houston Chronicle that unpaid child support is nearing $11 billion. Though there may be a wide variety of reasons for why this figure is so high, such a statistic does not bode well for the number of parents that are concerned about the welfare of their children.

Child custody and in vitro fertilization

A case is scheduled to be heard in Texas concerning mothers delivering children through the process of in vitro fertilization. It appears to be the first case of its kind in that it will involve a child custody dispute between the woman that delivered a pair of twins through this process, and the man that was the donor and thus might be considered the father of the child.

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