Blog Posts - Child custody
What Domestic Violence Allegations Mean for Child Custody in Texas
Unfortunately, domestic violence remains a serious issue. According to estimates from the Texas Council on Family Violence, approximately 33% of people in our state will be a victim of domestic violence at least once during the course of their life. Domestic violence is a criminal offense. It can also have...Continue Reading
What Parents Should Know About Child Custody Modifications in Texas
For parents, there are few things more stressful or overwhelming than a child custody case—especially if there is a dispute over the terms. A final order or agreement can come as a great sense of relief. However, child custody is not necessarily static in Texas. A custody arrangement is always...Continue Reading
Will Your Custody be Affected if You're a Parent with COVID-19?
Navigating shared custody is difficult enough during a pandemic, but the situation becomes significantly more complicated if one parent starts showing possible symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19. If this happens, how exactly will it impact your child custody arrangement? The guidance from Texas courts so far indicates that existing...Continue Reading
The Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Child Custody Plans
With unprecedented stay-at-home orders and social distancing recommendations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Texas and across the United States, it is not a surprise that many parents are stressed and confused about sharing child custody. First, public health orders are not intended to automatically disrupt or halt existing...Continue Reading
How Can Having an Affair Affect Your Children?
Infidelity can affect a family dynamic in many ways. Even though an affair involves a spouse being unfaithful to the other spouse, children can also feel the effects of the affair and, sometimes, for years to come. An affair can affect your parent-child relationship, and it is important to understand...Continue Reading