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Category Archives: Child Custody

Spring Break Visitation & Access In Texas for 2019

Spring Break is quickly approaching, and Texas parents with a custody order (whether from a divorce or suit affecting the parent-child relationship) in place may want to know how this affects the normal possession schedule. First, a reminder that different people may have modified versions of the Texas Standard Possession Order, so spring break visitation...

Can Grandparents Ask the Court to Order Possession and Access in Texas?

Under the Texas Family Code, there are certain circumstances where grandparents can file a suit requesting the court to grant them possession of or access to their biological grandchildren. However, there are certain statutory requirements that the grandparent must prove before the Court can award possession and access to grandparents in Texas. First, the grandparent(s) must...

How Does Pregnancy Complicate Divorce in Texas?

Divorce is a difficult and painful process for almost any couple experiencing the end of a marriage partnership. Making decisions about property division and custody arrangements can be extremely stressful and emotionally-charged for the parties involved. Divorce becomes even more complicated when one party becomes pregnant before the divorce is finalized. Couples who are considering...

When Not to Compromise – Contested Divorce in Texas

Being agreeable while ending your marriage can save both of you from unnecessary grief and litigation cost. But there are important reasons to contest a divorce, times when you should choose not to compromise with your soon-to-be former spouse. The first reason is plain and simple – when you believe the safety and welfare of...

Child Custody Holiday Schedule

It’s always best when families work out a holiday visitation schedule that works best for them. Any time two parents can not otherwise come to an agreement, the holiday visitation schedule in the Standard Possession Order of Texas takes effect. On Even-numbered Years: The possessory conservator gets the kids for kids for Christmas The managing...