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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.

What are my child custody rights during military deployment?

As a member of the armed forces, you understand that serving your country involves making a number of personal sacrifices. That does not necessarily mean, however, that you have to completely relinquish your rights as a parent in the event that you are deployed. No matter if you are recognized as your child’s custodial or noncustodial parent, Texas family law and military guidelines account for your legal rights and obligations to your child.

What are my child custody rights during military deployment?

As a member of the armed forces, you understand that serving your country involves making a number of personal sacrifices. That does not necessarily mean, however, that you have to completely relinquish your rights as a parent in the event that you are deployed. No matter if you are recognized as your child’s custodial or noncustodial parent, Texas family law and military guidelines account for your legal rights and obligations to your child.

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.

How can networking and social media impact divorce proceedings?

Every day, you and countless other people across the state of Texas engage in a number of different forms of communication, relying on everything from text messages to email messages to social media pages to communicate with family and friends. And while such mediums are becoming increasingly common in just about every aspect of life, they can complicate and even compromise divorce proceedings in many cases.

How can networking and social media impact divorce proceedings?

Every day, you and countless other people across the state of Texas engage in a number of different forms of communication, relying on everything from text messages to email messages to social media pages to communicate with family and friends. And while such mediums are becoming increasingly common in just about every aspect of life, they can complicate and even compromise divorce proceedings in many cases.

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.