Unfortunately there is no cut and dry answer to this question. It depends on three main factors:
1. What is your attorney’s hourly rate? – An attorney with an hourly rate of $175 per hour will clearly result with lower attorney’s fees than an attorney who charges $475 per hour. Keep in mind that an attorney’s hourly rate is often reflective of their experience and skill level so it may be in your best interest to choose an experienced attorney at the cost of having higher attorney’s fees.
If you are a father living in Texas, and you have possession of your children pursuant to a standard possession order, June brings great news: extra time to spend with your kids!
How does this work? A standard possession order grants visitation on the first, third and fifth weekend of every month. The last weekend in May, May 31-June 2, is considered the 5th weekend of May. Therefore, the first weekend in June is June 7th– June 9th. That means you will have possession of your children two weekends in a row, during the fifth weekend of May and the first weekend of June.
The very next weekend, the second weekend of June, is Father’s Day. Father’s Day means additional periods of possession for Texas dads. Most fathers are entitled to spend the entire Father’s Day weekend with their children, making Father’s Day the third weekend in a row that you will have possession of your kids.
The 3rd weekend in June is June 21st-June 23rd and the standard possession order is in effect, making this weekend the fourth consecutive weekend that you will have possession. Happy Father’s Day to all Texas dads, and for those with standard possession orders, enjoy this June gift of more time with your children!
Summary Of Visitation For Dads (June – 2013)
|May||5th Weekend||May 31st-June 2nd|
|June||1st Weekend||June 7th- June 9th|
|June||2nd Weekend – Father’s Day||June 14th-June16th|
|June||3rd Weekend||June 21st-June 23rd|
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