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Child custody for children under three in Texas

If you’re a father with a baby at home and are going through a divorce it’s likely that you have questions regarding how much time you’re going to be able to have with your child ...
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Do Texas fathers have a chance to win primary custody of their child in a divorce?

Probably the most commonly encountered stereotype that clients have when it comes to the family courts in Texas is that fathers stand no chance of winning primary custody of their child in a divorce ...
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What to expect in a Temporary Orders hearing in Texas

Temporary Orders hearings can arise in many different family law cases in Texas Courts. Whether you are going through a divorce or child custody case a temporary orders hearing occurs typically within ...
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What can happen when you ask the Judge to talk to your teenager during a divorce

In a divorce or child custody case in Texas any child under the age of eighteen is covered by the conservatorship, possession, access and visitation sections in a Court’s order. It is the ...
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Termination of Parental Rights and an MSA in Texas

A while back, a friend and fellow attorney had asked me some questions regarding terminating parental rights on a father. My friend’s potential client, the father, had a one-night stand that ...
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Conservatorship in a Texas Divorce

A common first question for an attorney with the Law Office of Bryan Fagan to ask a potential client in a consultation is what they would like to see happen in a best-case scenario. A common response ...
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Child Custody Geographic Restrictions in Texas

When parties enter into either a divorce, child custody proceeding or modification of a prior court order the Court which has jurisdiction over the case will weigh whether or not to place a geographic ...
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Child Custody Basics for Texas Parents Revisited

When parents walk into the Law Office of Bryan Fagan for a consultation with one of our family law attorneys, the subject will invariably turn to how they can maximize the amount of time that they are ...
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International travel with children after a Texas Divorce

There are many issues in a divorce that are concerns for parents as soon as the paperwork is filed with a Court. Such as: How much time will I be able to get with my children? How much child support ...
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Know How Children's Issues are Handled When Preparing for Your Texas Divorce

Children’s issues can be some of the most hard fought and contentious parts of a Texas divorce. It is not uncommon for parents going through a divorce not to care about anything but the ...
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15 Myths About Divorce in Texas

When I meet with potential new clients many of them come to me with preconceived ideas on how property is divided in a Texas Divorce. There are many myths floating around on how property is divided ...
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The Holidays During Your Texas Divorce?

As the old adage goes: you can pick your friends, but you can't pick your family. This is true to a great extent, however, any person who's going through a divorce can tell you that your ...
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Can I get sole custody of my kid in Texas?

A very common question that clients ask when beginning the process of a divorce or a child custody suit is: “Can I receive sole custody of my child?” However, this can be a difficult ...
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Child Custody Basics in Texas

I often have potential clients that come into my office wanting “custody.” Custody is a term that means different things to different people. In my experience, child custody matters can be ...
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When Can a Minor Child Weigh in on Custody Decisions in Texas?

I often have a parent ask me if, “If their 12-year-old child can decide which parent they live with?” This is one of the biggest myths in Texas child custody law. In some states, the minor ...
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15 Quick Tips Regarding Filing for Divorce in Texas

The next step after hiring a divorce lawyer, is to initiate a divorce in Texas by filing for divorce. A Texas divorce filings often includes the following two documents: An Original Petition for ...
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Can I Get 50/50 Time with My Children?

One of the things that comes up in many of my consults is a parent who tells me that they want to get 50/50 time with their children. I have briefly touch on this topic in a previous blog article, ...
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How does summer visitation work?

When two people get divorced, frequently their visitation schedule with their child is based off of a Standard Possession Order (SPO). For parents who live within 100 miles of one another, the first ...
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One at a Time, please; Bigamy and the Law in Texas

That an adult is only able to be married to one person at a time may at first appear to be a straightforward concept. However, on a recent occasion a person walked into our office and told us of a ...
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10 Quick Tips About Parental Visitation

Texas Divorce and Parent Child Visitation The right to see and spend time with your children is one of the most important rights you have as a parent. Even after you and your spouse have gotten ...
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Joint Managing Conservators in a Child Custody Case in Texas?

In a divorce or child custody action in Texas, it is presumed that both parents will be named Joint Managing Conservators of their children. Being named Joint Managing Conservators means that both ...
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Geographic Restrictions in Child Visitation Orders in Texas

Who gets to decides where the child should live? In most divorce or child custody cases, the parents are named Joint Managing Conservators of the child. This means that the parents will both have the ...
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