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November 2018 Archives

Father faces loss of child custody

Some divorced parents in Texas might have experienced a personal situation in which they cannot agree on what is best for a child. If a person does not have this sort of personal experience, he or she likely knows someone who has, because child custody issues are so prevalent. Modern social issues have put new concerns on the table for many families, and one father in particular now faces a loss of child custody

New evidence about the importance of child support

Texas families may be especially proud to call the Lone Star State their home. As one of the largest states in the nation, Texas can often be used as a sort of gauge to determine how social and economic issues affect the majority of Americans. Recently, a study revealed that though unemployment is relatively low, as many as one out of every five children are living in what is considered to be poverty. In some cases, a child support order may help alleviate the financial suffering a child may be enduring. 

Family wins child custody battle

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, many Texas families are preparing to gather together and spend time enjoying the company of their loved ones. For families with young children, the annual delights of the holiday season can inspire wonder and excitement. Unfortunately, one family found themselves pitted against Child Protective Services as they went to court to fight for child custody

Man gets life in prison for interfering with child custody

Many Texas families may currently have or be interested in establishing a permanent order pertaining to custody of any children in the home. A child custody order is a legally binding document that spells out each detail pertaining to an individual family's custody situation. Such orders often cover topics like where a child lives or attends school and the amount of time a child spends with each parent. 

Child custody dispute results in missing child

Texas parents may be familiar with the frustration that often arises while trying to hash out the details of child custody. Parents may find themselves at odds with a child custody order and be tempted to take matters into their own hands. A recent case explains why this sort of action is not advisable and can lead to serious legal trouble.