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Category Archives: Child Custody

Steps To Take To Get Legal Custody Of My Child Back

There are many different situations under which you may have lost legal custody of your child, such as where: A court found that you were an unsuitable parent; You did not participate in a paternity case; or, A judge awarded sole custody to your child’s other parent in a divorce matter. As a result of...

How Are Child Custody Cases Enforced

The majority of parents who have their child’s best interests in mind would never intentionally interfere with custody or visitation issues. Unfortunately, there are some that willfully violate a legally-binding court order regardless of the consequences. This type of misconduct is clearly unlawful but, as a parent, your immediate concern will be how to enforce...

Parenting Plans and COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted almost every aspect of Texans’ lives in some way, whether through job issues, staying home, social distancing, and other impacts. The pandemic also has unique implications for individuals who have a parenting plan in place to cover child custody and visitation. Even though things are starting to return to normal in some...

How Does Child Custody Work in a Natural Disaster?

As Houston sits on pins and needles awaiting the possible landfall of Hurricane Laura, the Ramos Law Group, PLLC would like to take the opportunity to help our clients and potential clients navigate these unprecedented waters of child custody in Texas under these conditions.

Should I File For Divorce During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

Sheltering-in-place and quarantining with your spouse and children is enough to make anyone crazy. Small arguments escalate into larger problems and you’ve probably come to the realization you hate how your spouse chews their food or hums while they work. China saw an uptick in divorce filings once the tight restrictions were lifted and divorce attorneys expect to see a similar trend in the United States.

Texas Father’s Guide to Winning Primary Custody

Many Texas fathers have the notion that it is impossible to win primary conservatorship of their children, as they believe the Texas Court system favors the mother. While historically the mother may have had the upper hand, Texas courts are more progressive and look at all the facts and circumstances rather than the genders.

COVID-19 Co-Parenting Tips For Divorcing or Divorced Parents

Tips for Co-Parenting in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic Shared custody can be difficult to navigate in ideal circumstances; adding the stress and uncertainty of a pandemic to a custody arrangement can multiply the difficulties. The Ramos Law Group, PLLC has been fielding many inquiries as to how parents should handle child custody arrangements...

COVID-19: Child Custody Possession Schedule Under Shelter-In-Place Order In Texas

In these uncharted waters, we at the Ramos Law Group would like to keep our former, existing clients and potential clients as informed as possible as we navigate family law matters in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. As you may know, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and County Judge Lina Hildago have issued the directive that all Houston-area residents shall remain in their homes and all non-essential businesses shall close. The family law community anticipates that there will be many parents with existing orders relating to children that will have questions regarding the impact this shelter in place order will have on child custody and possession schedules.