Many Texas parents know what it feels like to live apart from their children. Often, such situations come about when parents decide they want to divorce. It is no secret that divorce has a significant impact on children's lives; however, many kids are able to cope in a healthy manner, especially when their parents work together to create amicable child custody plans. That is what actor Channing Tatum says he is trying to do.
Texas parents want what is best for their children, and in cases where parents do not live together, and are not in a romantic relationship, there are decisions that must be made about any children they share. Sometimes, even when a parent loves his or her children very much, and is by all accounts a loving and attentive parent, it may work out better for the children to live primarily with the other parent. In one recent case, what appeared to be a beneficial move for the children quickly turned into an immediate change in child custody.
Texas families are in a mad and merry dash to finish last-minute holiday preparation. Gifts, family get-togethers, big meals and other revelry are certainly things to look forward to. One of the most exciting moments for a parent can be watching the joy on a child's face as they take in the wonder of the holiday season. Unfortunately, not every child has the opportunity to have a loving, supportive family, but with a little Christmas magic and a change in child custody, dreams can come true.
A Texas judge is speaking out about how the state's methamphetamine crisis is affecting family law. A record number of families now find themselves pitted against the state in matters of child custody. Substance abuse is now so rampant across the nation that it would not be unusual for a person to be able to call to mind a child one personally knows who may be in danger.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Texas, along with the rest of the country, is in the midst of a drug crisis. Cases of severe addiction and overdoses continue to skyrocket nationwide. If a family is concerned that a member is struggling with substance abuse, they may feel they need to take action to change child custody to save any children in the home.
Though surely not the first celebrity to hail from Texas, Tila Tequila remains a favorite tabloid target. The reality star has often found her face splashed across headlines dishing the latest on her sometimes wild lifestyle. Tila, who is a mother, now must worry that her on-screen antics may affect child custody. Though she is no stranger to controversy, she has been accused by the father of her child of allowing her reality star persona to negatively affect their 4-year-old daughter.