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Parents share stories of life after adoption

Having children at home can be a joy. To be a parent, however, can also be a lifelong wish for other people who do not have children. Fortunately, in Houston, Texas, there are options available to become a parent. Although adoption can be complex among other family law concerns, it is definitely worth considering.

How are child custody and child support enforcement different?

There are several concerns that divorcing couples have to address after getting divorced. It is likely that separating spouses are eager to settle the distribution of properties and spousal support. However, most people from Houston, Texas, would agree that although divorced parents are no longer joined by marriage, they share a common link: their children.

Some teenagers need to be adopted too

There are many children in the United States, as well as in Texas, who are in the foster care system. They need loving parents to bring them into their hearts and into their homes by adopting them. Many people only want to adopt infants or toddlers but teenagers need families too. Many of them have experienced trouble in their lives because they are not with their biological parents and their needs can turn into a family law concern.

Domestic violence can cause ADHD in children

Houston, Texas, parents are aware of the crucial role they play in the development of their children. Yet, incidents of family violence can mar a family and cause unbearable emotional trauma to the parents as well as to their children.

No star treatment for stars who are trying to adopt

Having children is one of the ultimate goals for many people. However, not all people are capable of conceiving a baby. In fact, there are methods available for people who consider having children of their own; however, not all of those methods are successful. Family law provides adoption as an option.

Former NFL players join rally against domestic violence

The National Football League is very important to every football enthusiast across the United States, including Texas. The opinions of the NFL players on current issues that affect society may draw the attention of every Houston resident. This is particularly true if the topic is family violence.

Despite national decline, divorce still an option in Texas

Despite the common perception that the rate of divorce is as high as ever, readers here in Texas may be interested to discover that the overall rate is actually slowly declining. A recent report indicates that the number of divorce cases across the country is decreasing. In 1980, the divorce rate was almost 50 percent. Today, it sits at just over 40 percent. Of course, statistics only tell part of the story and, for the most part, can't adequately describe a particular family's situation. For many Texas couples, the hard decision on whether to part ways simply cannot be attributed to numbers applied at large.

Hope of foster care and adoption for Texas children

Neglected or abused children are usually removed from their homes for their own safety and welfare. The next question is how these children can be given the proper love and care that they need and deserve. The answer to this question is often foster care or adoption-two family law concerns that greatly impact the well-being of a child.

Four bills to prevent domestic violence in Texas

While most Texas families enjoy a peaceful and loving life, others must endure family violence, which includes sexual abuse, domestic assault and spousal abuse. Domestic violence is a growing problem in Texas, including the county of Houston.

Co-parenting in divorce after child custody settlement

Divorcing spouses in Houston are probably relieved when the papers are finalized; however, couples with children may have different points of view after the divorce. When children are involved in divorce, the parents have to settle child custody and visitation issues. Conversely, even after these matters are agreed upon, both parents may have to work together to make sure that they do what is best for the child.

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