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August 2016 Archives

Can grandparents have conservatorship rights?

Divorce settlements may cause arguments between couples and family members. This may result in one parent not allowing their children to see their grandparents. But it's a well-established fact that grandparents play an important role in their grandchild's life. Unfortunately, a grandparent's rights are dependent on the custody agreement and visitation privileges placed by the court and the ex-spouses.

What to do if your child has been relocated

A divorce settlement may cause arguments between a couple that result in disagreements about their visitation agreement plan. In Texas, the custodial parent is the guardian for their child and can either have sole managing conservatorship or joint managing conservatorship. Depending on the type of conservatorship, the primary parent may have the right to determine where the child lives.

What to do if your child has been abducted

Divorce settlements may cause arguments between couples which may result in one parent being disheartened and unhappy with their visitation agreement plan. In Texas, one parent is awarded as the custodial parent. The custodial parent is the guardian of their child and has sole custody.  The custodial parent pays for child support, which can include their education, health and well-being.