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When is the Deadline To Designate Periods of Summer Possession In Texas?

Per the Texas Family Code’s Standard Possession Order (and generally most possession orders although not all), parents who have been awarded a possession schedule in a divorce decree or custody order need to designate their intended periods of summer possession to the custodial parent or primary conservator by April 1st. Failure to designate a specific period of possession typically results in the default summer period of July 1st at 6:00 p.m. to July 31st at 6:00 p.m.

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.

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".

PRESS RELEASE: The Ramos Law Group, PLLC Announces 15th Anniversary

Houston divorce attorneys at the Ramos Law Group, PLLC announced exciting news that coincides with the Firm’s 15th anniversary of operation. The Firm celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in 2019. Originally started as a solo practice, the Firm has expanded to multiple attorneys and support staff. “There are a number of reasons for us to celebrate this milestone,” remarked Mary …

Attorney Jessica Mikell Rejoins the Ramos Law Group, PLLC

Houston, TX, August 6, 2018 – Houston, TX, August 6, 2018 –Ramos Law Group, PLLC (RLG) is pleased to announce the addition of a new rock star attorney as part of a significant undertaking to rebuild the RLG team with the most qualified and experienced team members.  The new attorney, Jessica Mikell, will be based out …

Christina Garza Board Certified Paralegal Rejoins the Ramos Law Group, PLLC

Houston, TX, July 30, 2018 – The Ramos Law Group, PLLC  is thrilled to announce the return of Christina Garza as our new Office Manager and Senior Paralegal.   She is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and rejoins the team after a short sabbatical.  She brings with her over 18 years …

We’re Expanding Our Agreed Divorce Services to Other Texas Cities!

After working in family law for the past 14 years from an intern in a local family law court to running my own practice, I have decided to expand our Agreed reduced retainer Family law Services. The services we include: Agreed Divorce Agreed Motion to Modify Agreed Child Name Change Agreed Suit Affecting P/C Relationship …

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