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Petitioning for the enforcement of a custody agreement

It's not all the uncommon for us here at the law office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C. to work with couples embroiled in bitter child custody disputes. For those parties involved who feel as though their outcomes were unfavorable, the disappointment of their rulings combined with the heightened emotions of the moment could prompt them to not follow the agreement set forth by the court. In some cases, they may even try to take the children and flee. For parents concerned about the enforcement of their child custody agreements, there are steps that can be taken to have the courts intercede in such a matter. We'll outline those steps here.

Petitioning for the enforcement of a custody agreement

It's not all the uncommon for us here at the law office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C. to work with couples embroiled in bitter child custody disputes. For those parties involved who feel as though their outcomes were unfavorable, the disappointment of their rulings combined with the heightened emotions of the moment could prompt them to not follow the agreement set forth by the court. In some cases, they may even try to take the children and flee. For parents concerned about the enforcement of their child custody agreements, there are steps that can be taken to have the courts intercede in such a matter. We'll outline those steps here.

Proposed Texas bill would allow 50-50 custody

A huge number of Texas family law guidelines are explicitly designed to account for the best interests of children involved in divorce and other disputes. Many people have and continue to argue, however, that some child custody and visitation policies favor one parent over the other. For instance, it is standard practice in many cases to assign primary custody to the mother of the child in question. It is for that reason that some parents are speaking up in support of new family law legislation that is currently being considered in the state.

Proposed Texas bill would allow 50-50 custody

A huge number of Texas family law guidelines are explicitly designed to account for the best interests of children involved in divorce and other disputes. Many people have and continue to argue, however, that some child custody and visitation policies favor one parent over the other. For instance, it is standard practice in many cases to assign primary custody to the mother of the child in question. It is for that reason that some parents are speaking up in support of new family law legislation that is currently being considered in the state.

Can I request supervised visitation in my divorce?

You, like so many parents across the state of Texas, may have serious concerns for your child’s safety and well-being as you enter into divorce proceedings. You may be afraid that your child could be subjected to mistreatment in the hands of his or her other parent. It could also be a possibility that your soon-to-be ex-husband or wife would not comply with the terms of your child custody and visitation order. In any case, it is helpful to know when supervised visitation is necessary, and how it can be established in your case.

Can I request supervised visitation in my divorce?

You, like so many parents across the state of Texas, may have serious concerns for your child’s safety and well-being as you enter into divorce proceedings. You may be afraid that your child could be subjected to mistreatment in the hands of his or her other parent. It could also be a possibility that your soon-to-be ex-husband or wife would not comply with the terms of your child custody and visitation order. In any case, it is helpful to know when supervised visitation is necessary, and how it can be established in your case.

Mother sentenced to jail time for child custody breach

Texas state family law rulings are legally binding and, therefore, enforceable under the law. Anyone who fails to comply with the terms of his or her child custody agreement can be subject to a number of legal penalties, including a jail sentence in some cases. And while the Texas family court system typically implements a number of enforcement techniques before issuing jail sentences, one recent case illustrates that such measures are still taken to uphold custody and visitation agreements.

Mother sentenced to jail time for child custody breach

Texas state family law rulings are legally binding and, therefore, enforceable under the law. Anyone who fails to comply with the terms of his or her child custody agreement can be subject to a number of legal penalties, including a jail sentence in some cases. And while the Texas family court system typically implements a number of enforcement techniques before issuing jail sentences, one recent case illustrates that such measures are still taken to uphold custody and visitation agreements.

Relocation and child custody

Given that divorce and other significant life events often compel people to move, the attorneys at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., can attest to the fact that child custody disputes over relocation are not uncommon. If you have physical custody of your child and are considering a big move, it can be helpful to know what factors may be taken into consideration by the Texas family law court in granting your request for child custody modifications. It is also important for you, as the non-custodial parent, to understand your rights in preventing your child from moving.

Relocation and child custody

Given that divorce and other significant life events often compel people to move, the attorneys at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., can attest to the fact that child custody disputes over relocation are not uncommon. If you have physical custody of your child and are considering a big move, it can be helpful to know what factors may be taken into consideration by the Texas family law court in granting your request for child custody modifications. It is also important for you, as the non-custodial parent, to understand your rights in preventing your child from moving.