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How much does it cost to adopt a child in Texas?

The decision to adopt a child is one that takes a lot of thought and consideration. If you and your spouse have tried to conceive a child together without success, or if you are incapable of doing so ...
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Adoption: Essential information for Texas families

Although they come with less regularity than questions about child custody or divorce cases, people do come into the Law Office of Bryan Fagan with questions about adoption and how our office may be ...
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Texas Family Law Courts: Adoption and Modification Cases

For an adoption to take place the parental rights of either the child’s mother or father must first be terminated by a court. A petition for adoption would be filed in the court with ...
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What to know about Child Protective Services

Unfortunately children suffer from abuse and neglect at the hands of caregivers or other adults all too often. With this in mind Child Protective Services ( CPS ) functions within the Texas Department ...
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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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Adoption in Texas: Essential information that you need to know

Family Law is a field that sees its fair share of difficult cases and circumstances for an attorney to engage in. After all, when you get down to it we are working with people like yourself whose ...
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How can a step parent adopt their step child in Texas?

A few weeks ago I was doing consultations with prospective clients of the Law Office of Bryan Fagan on a Saturday morning when a husband and wife walked in to speak with us. I came to find out that ...
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DNA Testing and its Impact on Paternity Determinations in Texas

A former client of the Law Office of Bryan Fagan had a pretty nasty situation fall upon him that required the help of a family law attorney. This gentleman was minding his own business one day when he ...
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How can parental rights be terminated in Texas?

I recently had a gentleman come into the Law Office of Bryan Fagan who had a question surrounding the issue of adoption of his wife’s child from a prior marriage. Apparently the biological ...
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Challenging a paternity finding in Texas

The law in the state of Texas is that a man is legally presumed to be the father of any child that is born to his wife either during the course of their marriage or before the 301 st day after the ...
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Child Protective Services: Investigation Essentials for Texas Families

Protecting the health and well being of children in Texas is the mission of Child Protective Services (CPS) . As a branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) , CPS ...
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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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Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights in Texas

Something our office gets a lot of questions regarding is the termination of parental rights. Many of these questions are from fathers who do not want to pay child support. I generally have to tell ...
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Establishing paternity upon the birth of a child in Texas

When two married people have a child, it is presumed that the father of the child is the mother’s husband. For that presumption to be rebutted, evidence to the contrary must be produced for a ...
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Relinquishment and Termination of Parental Rights in Texas

Relinquishing one’s rights and duties as a parent in Texas can be easier said than done. One way that a parent can voluntarily relinquish their parental rights is to sign an affidavit of ...
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Voluntarily Relinquishing Your Parental Rights in Texas

I periodically consult with a potential client who ask about terminating their own parental rights. Why would a parent want to relinquish their parental rights? In this case as in it came come down to ...
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Terminating Parental Rights in Texas on the Absent Parent

Today I met with a potential client asking for advice on whether they could terminate parental rights of their child's other parent. In this case the parent had been absent for several years and had ...
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