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Child Custody

How is Child Custody Awarded in Texas?

Posted on: August 1st, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

Although a lot of things have changed because of COVID-19, the process of determining child custody in Texas has not. How you present your case may be different, but the facts that you must show remain essentially the same. The Courts still encourage parents to work together to develop a child custody solution that will…

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Child Custody Agreement or Trial

Posted on: June 3rd, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

Divorces can be messy and painful, especially when children are involved. Custody issues often become some of the most difficult ones to resolve. After all, parents love their kids and want to be involved in their lives. Figuring out visitation and custody rights is tough. Parents can come to their own child custom agreement with…

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Fighting The Uphill Battle for Joint Custody as a Father

Posted on: May 22nd, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

Across the United States, fathers average just 35% of child custody time. In Texas, that average is more like 33%. Unfortunately, many fathers still face some stigma in attempting to get custody of their children. Some lawyers and judges assume that the children should be with their mother, even if the father is capable and…

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Divorce Considerations During the Coronavirus Crisis

Posted on: May 21st, 2020 by centipededigital No Comments

Covid-19 has changed our lives, in some ways, potentially forever. It is changing the way we work, how we interact socially and it is impacting our relationships. For some, it is having an impact on divorce considerations and proceedings. Whether you are in the midst of divorce proceedings or whether the situation has caused you…

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Texas Child Support Division Goes Virtual

Posted on: April 4th, 2020 by centipededigital

  Pandemics do not result in fewer concerns about child support in Texas. To be sure, many parents who make child support payments have lost their jobs. As a result, those parents have concerns about upholding child support obligations. Likewise, parents who receive child support payments have concerns about losing that support. As an article…

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Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted on: April 2nd, 2020 by centipededigital

  Parents in Collin County and Denton County and throughout the state of Texas have concerns about child custody during the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Star-Telegram, Governor Greg Abbott said school closures do not give parents the right to extend custody schedules. Schools in Texas are closed through April 3rd at the earliest. Parents…

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Child Custody

Posted on: February 25th, 2020 by centipededigital

The issue of the custody of a child can be such an emotional and contentious one in a divorce that many parents will try to save the marriage and avoid separation merely for a child’s sake. However, repairing a marriage is not always possible. When divorce is the best course of action for a family,…

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Using a Lawyer Against Child Protective Services

Posted on: February 19th, 2020 by centipededigital

  Being investigated by Child Protective Services (CPS) can be an extremely nerve-wracking experience for a parent, especially if the risk of losing custody of one’s child is a possibility. While CPS is obligated to act within a child’s best interests, there may be controversies over what’s best for a child and the efforts to…

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Understanding the Child Custody Laws in Texas

Posted on: November 7th, 2016 by centipededigital

If you are going through a divorce or a separation – or are planning to go through one or the other – and you and your spouse have children, it is crucial that you have a good understanding of the child custody laws in Texas. If you or your ex-spouse have encountered a life change,…

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Texas Will Tie Car Registration To Child Support

Posted on: July 3rd, 2016 by centipededigital

The divorce or separation of a couple with a child may create no greater point of contention or dispute than the issues surrounding child support. There are many factors that determine if, as well as how much, child support may be ordered from a parent. Despite the ending of a relationship between two consenting adults…

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