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Alternative methods to resolving child custody disputes

The issues that divorcing couples in San Antonio may face during their court proceedings may depend largely on where they are in their lives when they separate. A study shared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that of the study group members who married between the ages of 15 and 46, 42 percent of their marriages ended up failing before reaching the latter age. Those who divorce in their middle age years may likely be forced to deal with child custody issues. In such cases, if the parents involved are unable to create an agreed parenting plan, the Texas Family Code has outlined alternative methods through which such issues may be resolved.

Domestic violence and child custody in Texas

For many people in San Antonio and throughout the rest of the country, divorce may be viewed as their ticket out of an abusive marriage. Yet for those who have children, the concern remains over what sort of access their abusive spouses may have to their children after they separate. Their worries appear to be well-founded: information shared by The National Council on Family Relations showed that in certain cases, the likelihood of spousal abusers to turn that abuse on to their children was as high as 67 percent.

Reviewing the basic parental rights granted by Texas law

One of the most common questions asked of us here at The Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C. by divorcing couples in San Antonio is in regard to what parental rights they retain after their marriages end. You no doubt share the same concerns that your soon-to-be ex-spouse has for your kids, and thus want to maintain some level of decision-making authority regarding their care and well-being. While the extent of those rights may be impacted depending upon whether you are named the managing or possessory conservator of your children, you needn’t worry about losing them altogether. Texas law recognizes that all parents have certain basic rights regarding their kids, regardless of their marital status.

Reviewing the basic parental rights granted by Texas law

One of the most common questions asked of us here at The Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C. by divorcing couples in San Antonio is in regard to what parental rights they retain after their marriages end. You no doubt share the same concerns that your soon-to-be ex-spouse has for your kids, and thus want to maintain some level of decision-making authority regarding their care and well-being. While the extent of those rights may be impacted depending upon whether you are named the managing or possessory conservator of your children, you needn’t worry about losing them altogether. Texas law recognizes that all parents have certain basic rights regarding their kids, regardless of their marital status.

Judge orders Guy Ritchie to return son to ex-wife Madonna

Child custody agreements in San Antonio are typically always structured with the best interests of the children involved in mind. Often times, it may be difficult for children to express their opinions during divorce proceedings for fear of alienating a parent that they love dearly. Or they may simply be too young to comprehend the situation entirely. However, with the passage of time, and as they grow more accustomed to their new family environment, they may feel more inclined to make their feelings known. They may even wish to have the terms of their parents’ custody agreement revisited.

Judge orders Guy Ritchie to return son to ex-wife Madonna

Child custody agreements in San Antonio are typically always structured with the best interests of the children involved in mind. Often times, it may be difficult for children to express their opinions during divorce proceedings for fear of alienating a parent that they love dearly. Or they may simply be too young to comprehend the situation entirely. However, with the passage of time, and as they grow more accustomed to their new family environment, they may feel more inclined to make their feelings known. They may even wish to have the terms of their parents’ custody agreement revisited.

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.