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Houston man hopes to bring son back from Brazil

Divorced couples in San Antonio are still required to place a good deal of trust in each other if they happen to have children. That trust centers on them believing that their ex-spouses will continue to respect their parental rights and not do anything that would compromise their relationships with their kids. This trust of often put to the test when one spouse travels with the kids, particularly to another country. Sadly, in many cases, such travels are simply a way for him or her to completely sever ties with the other parent and wrest the control of custody away.

Houston man hopes to bring son back from Brazil

Divorced couples in San Antonio are still required to place a good deal of trust in each other if they happen to have children. That trust centers on them believing that their ex-spouses will continue to respect their parental rights and not do anything that would compromise their relationships with their kids. This trust of often put to the test when one spouse travels with the kids, particularly to another country. Sadly, in many cases, such travels are simply a way for him or her to completely sever ties with the other parent and wrest the control of custody away.

Do Texas child custody laws allow you to travel with your kids?

Residents of San Antonio no doubt enjoy the privilege of being able to travel wherever and with whomever they choose. Yet if you are a divorced parent, are you able to travel with your child? Stories of international abductions often begin with parents taking their children to other countries with the promise that they will return, yet never doing so. Because of this, Texas has enacted laws to help prevent such incidents from happening. Such laws could prohibit your from traveling with your child both out-of-state and/or overseas.

Do Texas child custody laws allow you to travel with your kids?

Residents of San Antonio no doubt enjoy the privilege of being able to travel wherever and with whomever they choose. Yet if you are a divorced parent, are you able to travel with your child? Stories of international abductions often begin with parents taking their children to other countries with the promise that they will return, yet never doing so. Because of this, Texas has enacted laws to help prevent such incidents from happening. Such laws could prohibit your from traveling with your child both out-of-state and/or overseas.

What visitation rights are you entitled to?

Emotions between divorcing couples in San Antonio can often run high. This can get in the way of them making equitable decisions regarding important topics such as child custody and visitation rights. If you are currently going through this process and are worried about your potential visitation schedule, you should know that the court often takes the lead in handling this matter.

What visitation rights are you entitled to?

Emotions between divorcing couples in San Antonio can often run high. This can get in the way of them making equitable decisions regarding important topics such as child custody and visitation rights. If you are currently going through this process and are worried about your potential visitation schedule, you should know that the court often takes the lead in handling this matter.

The Best Interest of the Child standard in Texas

In many divorce cases in San Antonio, men may enter the child custody stage of their proceedings thinking that they have little to no shot of being awarded custody of their kids. Statistics seems to back up this assumption. According to DivorcePeers.com, mothers are awarded sole custody in an average of 72 percent of cases nationally.

The Best Interest of the Child standard in Texas

In many divorce cases in San Antonio, men may enter the child custody stage of their proceedings thinking that they have little to no shot of being awarded custody of their kids. Statistics seems to back up this assumption. According to DivorcePeers.com, mothers are awarded sole custody in an average of 72 percent of cases nationally.

What authority does a mediator have?

In the cases of most divorcing couples in San Antonio, even those intent on resolving all of their issues during mediation will often come to an impasse over the custody of their kids. This raises the question of what authority does a mediator have in resolving such disputes. You may view a mediator like you would a judge, but both roles are very different. A mediation hearing is not the same as an actual trial hearing, and thus, the same rules and restrictions of the court do not apply. The same can be said for the powers granted to the mediator. 

What authority does a mediator have?

In the cases of most divorcing couples in San Antonio, even those intent on resolving all of their issues during mediation will often come to an impasse over the custody of their kids. This raises the question of what authority does a mediator have in resolving such disputes. You may view a mediator like you would a judge, but both roles are very different. A mediation hearing is not the same as an actual trial hearing, and thus, the same rules and restrictions of the court do not apply. The same can be said for the powers granted to the mediator.