Recent Posts in Child Custody Modification Category

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The effect of substance abuse on child custody determinations

Unfortunately, there are family law cases that involve one parent making allegations of substance abuse against the other parent. In some scenarios these allegations are just that- allegations- and no ...
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Parental Alienation- What is it and what does it mean for my Texas Family Law case?

In a recent 14 th Court of Appeals decision out of Houston, a Mother appealed the final order of a trial court that awarded the Father a modification in child custody case. This case presented a ...
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Virtual Visitation: What it means and why it matters to Texas families

For families where all of its members do not live under the same roof, technology can greatly enhance the bond between parents and children. Gone are the days where the only ways to get in touch with ...
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The effect of home schooling in child custody cases in Texas

As we begin to enter the last stretch of the school year prior to summer vacation, you may have run into some issue in your child’s school-life that has caused you to reflect upon whether or not ...
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Mistakes to avoid making in your child custody case

If you are considering filing a child custody case in Texas I would like to provide you with some helpful hints on what behavior to avoid during your case. It’s likely that there is a situation ...
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What does an Attorney Ad Litem do in a Texas family law case?

Many of you that went through divorces a few years ago are having to go back to court due to your or your ex-spouse having filed for a modification of some portion of your Final Decree of Divorce. ...
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Common Possession and Visitation Schedule Questions

Parents who are preparing to live underneath a possession schedule as a result of their divorce or child custody case will always have questions about how to either structure their schedules or how to ...
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Full Custody: What it means to you and what it can mean for your child custody case

Many, many potential clients of the Law Office of Bryan Fagan have walked into a free of charge consultation with me and have let me know that their number one goal for their divorce or child custody ...
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Reasons to not file a Child Custody Modification Suit in Texas

If you have ever been involved in a child custody or divorce case and the outcome wasn’t what you expected or necessarily wanted you may have already started thinking about changes that you ...
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Co parenting when you and your children live in different states

Whether you have moved at the time of your divorce or after you’ve modified a custody order, it is a challenge to parent your children from across state lines. I have seen many clients of the ...
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What is the purpose of Standing Orders in a Texas Divorce or Child Custody case?

Depending upon in which county you reside in Texas you may find that once you file for divorce or suit affecting the parent-child relationship specific Orders from your court will immediately go into ...
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Modifying a child custody order: A how to guide for Texas parents

Whether you were once married to your child’s other parent or simply had the child together, the Texas Family Code allows for either parent of a child to file for a modification of the prior ...
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What considerations to take when considering changing your child's school

If you have recently gone through a divorce then you are well aware that your life has seen changes. Some of these changes have been significant, such as moving residences or losing a person that used ...
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The Impact of Relocation on Child Custody cases in Texas

It is well known that Houston is a city of transplants. It’s likely that you or your family are not from Houston originally, but instead moved to the area from another city, state or country. ...
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Can a child choose who he or she wants to live with in Texas?

If you are going through a child custody or divorce case the thought has probably crossed your mind as to whether or not you would want your child to talk to the judge about which parent he or she ...
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Grandparent rights in Texas: Visitation and Preparing for a case

In Part One of the Law Office of Bryan Fagan’s blog posts on grandparent rights in Texas, we discussed the factors that come into play when you as a grandparent wants to win custody of your ...
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Where in the world did I file this case? Jurisdiction in Child Custody Cases

The set of laws that sets the standard in the United States for determining what state has jurisdiction over a child custody matter is the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act ...
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Child Support Payments in Texas: How to Make them and Why

When a parent is ordered, whether in a divorce or child custody case, to pay child support that parent’s natural inclination may be to want to pay the other parent the support directly. I ...
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Will a Texas Court enforce a Mediated Settlement Agreement when one party is a registered sex offender?

For most people, whether they are going through a divorce or child custody case in Texas, a mediated settlement agreement is the golden ticket to finalizing their case. By choosing the work out an ...
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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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Texas Divorce and Firefighter Child Custody Possession Order?

Our office has had the privilege of representing several firefighters through family law matters include divorce and child custody cases. Certain professions such being a firefighter have unique ...
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The Dirty Trick of Moving Out of State with the Kids

I have seen spouses use the trick of moving out of the state with the children very effectively to the detriment of the other spouse during a Texas divorce. However, in some cases, this move can ...
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The Dirty Trick of Quitting Your Job to Avoid Child Support During a Texas Divorce

Unfortunately, some spouses do not feel an obligation to support their children after a divorce. I have heard all kinds of excuses from “I shouldn’t have to pay because I have a car ...
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11 Things You Must Know About Texas Child Custody

The Texas child custody process can be a confusing, emotional, and stressful maze to navigate. It does not help that the laws concerning child custody and divorce vary by state. This blog article is ...
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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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