Divorce is rarely a quick and clean event. In most cases, there is a slow buildup of conflict that leads to the filing of a petition for divorce. Often, one spouse will leave the marital home to live separately while they wait for the divorce process to conclude. If...
Don’t let anyone tell you fathers aren’t important to their kids
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | May 23, 2020 | Child Health, Father's Rights
Father's Day is coming up, and with your divorce in full swing, you may be wondering what will happen with your children. You may have heard that Texas courts favor mothers when it comes to child custody matters.Fortunately, that outlook is changing across the...
Violations of custody orders are serious, but you can fight back
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jun 21, 2019 | Child Custody, Father's Rights
One of the most sensitive and complex issues Texas parents will have to deal with during divorce is the issue of child custody (called "conservatorship"). Understandably, both parents will want to maintain strong relationships with their children. This is even more...
Non-custodial mother transports 4 kids across state lines
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Aug 29, 2012 | Father's Rights
Child custody cases get complicated when parents live in different states. Instances of children who are improperly taken by their non-custodial parent, sadly, are not uncommon. Transporting the children across state lines makes the matter even more difficult to...
Benefits of equal visitation proven in new study
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jun 20, 2012 | Father's Rights
Texas is one of the states leading the way in redefining what is in the best interest of the child when it comes to child custody, visitation and parenting time. Like many parents, especially fathers, fighting for equal time with their children has been a long time...
Happy Father’s Day from the Texas Attorney General’s Office
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jun 14, 2012 | Father's Rights
The Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott wants to offer assistance to part-time fathers or weekend dads through his office's Fatherhood Program. The program aims to provide help to dads who want to become more emotionally and/or financially involved in the lives' of...
Texas Supreme Court to decide strength of custody mediation
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | May 31, 2012 | Father's Rights
The Texas Supreme Court will decide whether or not a mediated custody agreement between parents should be sanctioned, even if a judge believes it is not in the best interest of the child. Mediation for divorcing couples is cheaper, faster and less stressful for all...
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