A Texas family court has the power to impose a geographic restriction on the residence of a child when rendering a divorce, or child custody order. What type of geographic restriction does a judge generally order? In Williamson, Travis and surrounding counties most Judges want to impose a geographic restriction that will force the parties […]
The national coalition against domestic violence says one in three women have experienced domestic violence during their lives. Specifically, nearly 20 people per minute suffer physical abuse do to the actions of an intimate dating partner or spouse. This equates to 10 million people per year. The numbers can be broken down even further to […]
Studies have shown that equal possession time by parents decreases the stress on children of divorced households. Texas and other states having been moving towards child custody models that provide for a shared time of possession for the children. There are many different schedules that provide for equal or near equal time of possession with […]
Saying goodbye to your spouse is painful, no matter your position on whether the marriage should have continued. The storm that ensues during the divorce creates emotional highs and lows in both parties creating an environment that is difficult to navigate. The requirements of negotiating child custody agreements, parenting plans, relocating into a new residence, living on one budget all contributes to the toxic environment that develops post separation or divorce. Either party may be feeling a multitude of emotions including: fear, anger, sadness and grief. It is important to focus on your mental health immediately.