Kids of divorce sometimes have strong opinions over child custody arrangements in Texas, especially those old enough to understand. However, because they are children, courts are hesitant to allow kids to chime in on these decisions. With that said, there are certain...
Divorce can damage family relationships. Not only could you and your ex have trouble even being in the same room with one another, but your kids could become angry with or resentful toward one or both of their parents. In most Texas divorces, parents will end up...
The divorce procedure can be stressful at the best of times. Arguably, the most taxing aspect is worrying about what will happen to the children. Parents may feel that the courts are going to be biased in their rulings. Thus, it is important to separate the common...
Co-parenting isn’t ever an easy task. You have to ensure that you’re doing what you can to make it easier. There are several ways that you can do this. One of the most important is to ensure that you’re happy and healthy. Many areas of your life can have a direct...
Parenting is difficult in the best of times. Add in a pandemic, and parents throughout the world were put to the test. Disagreements about sleeping schedules, eating habits, school needs, and extracurricular activities were all magnified as the world went into...
Securing custody of your kids is not guaranteed after a divorce. While most court systems air on the side of it being in a child's best interest to spend equal time with each parent, certain circumstances may warrant the court to take away custody. You may want to...
Divorces not only affect the couple separating, but the children involved as well. Divorce can particularly impact young children. That’s why parents need to always put their child's best interests first. Very young children generally aren't able to express their...
Many newly divorced parents find out the hard way that “joint custody” doesn’t mean “equal custody.” To address this issue, Texas House Bill 803 was introduced to the state legislature on April 26th, 2021. This bill has been called the "equal parenting bill" or...
Couples going through a divorce typically handle the house in one of two ways. Either one spouse keeps the house and gives the other some of the equity, or they agree to sell the house and split whatever they make from the sale. Although it is rare to hear about it,...
There’s been a steady movement toward equally shared custody of children after divorce in this country. Under Texas law, the default is still a 75/25 split. A bill currently in the Texas legislature would change that to 50/50. House Bill 803, however, has yet to even...
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