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Category Archives: Parental Alienation Syndrome

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.

CoronaVirus (COVID-19) Impact To Child Custody Visitation & Access During Spring Break and School Closures

Over that past week, our family law firm in Houston, Texas, has been inundated with calls from concerned parents regarding the handling of possession and access under the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) extended spring break and school closures. If you have children subject to a court-ordered visitation schedule, you may be confused regarding when the exchange should occur during spring break and what happens if the closures continue for an extended period. Most of the confusion stems from districts using varying terminology from "extended spring break" to "school closure".

Defending Fatherhood Against Termination of Parental Rights in Texas

Navigating the complex landscape of family law, particularly when it comes to defending fatherhood against termination of parental rights in Texas, can be a daunting task. This process, which legally ends the official parent-child relationship, is not to be confused with the awarding of sole custody. It's a serious matter with severe and often irreversible consequences. As a father, understanding the termination process is imperative. Grounds for termination can range from voluntary abandonment of the child to failing to support the child for a specific period. The stakes are high, and the challenges many. At Ramos Law Group, we believe in the invaluable bond between a father and child. We understand the importance of your role as a father and are committed to helping you navigate these nuanced challenges. Our latest blog post delves into this topic, providing crucial insights and guidance. Remember, you don't have to face this battle alone. Choose a firm that chooses you.

Benefits of Parenting Classes During a Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce and you and your spouse have children, it’s important to take parenting classes to learn how to communicate effectively to serve their best interests. However, the court may also require that you and your spouse attend classes as part of an agreement made with your child custody lawyer. Above, … – Tools to help improve co-parenting

Video Transcription: Normally when parents have an issue with communicating with each other, there is a great website that a lot of attorneys and judges use, called OurFamilyWizard. Now this is an online calendaring program where both parties can actually log in and create an account for their children. On this website, they can post …

Get Help With Parental Alienation Syndrome – PAS

Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) is the deliberate attempt by a parent to destroy the relationship between their children and the other parent. The alienating parent’s goal is to destroy the children’s bond with the other parent and establish themself as “the best parent.” Parental Alienation Syndrome does not occur over night. It is a systematic process which ultimately results in the destruction of a child’s relationship with the other parent. PAS is frequently observed in hotly contested child custody cases and it is important that parents and attorneys are vigilant as to the symptoms of PAS.

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