Deviating from a standard possession schedule in Williamson County, Texas

There are benefits to using the standard possession schedule. The standard possession schedule offers parents a certain amount of predictability that may reduce the need for future litigation. However, there are situations that require a customized schedule, or necessitate a customized schedule when the Texas Standard Possession Schedule is unworkable. Child Custody, Family Violence and […]
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child custody modification

Child Custody Modification Process Decoded

The process for modifying your child custody order is going to be different depending on whether the modification will be contested or uncontested. If the parties are going to come to an agreement regarding the modification they will need to agree on provisions for conservatorship, possession, access and visitation and/ or child support. Where Custody […]
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Williamson County Attorney

Social Media Effects on Divorce and Child Custody Cases

Social media: A source of marital conflict and evidence in child custody and divorce lawsuits. Social media may help you make new friends, communicate/connect with old friends and family, network, or communicate with people with similar interests. Social media use may also contribute to divorce, and social media posts can also provide important evidence during […]
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Round Rock child custody lawyer

Establishment of Parent child relationship – Texas

When is the mother not the mother? The Texas Family Code in section 160.201 sets forth the requirements to establish the parent child relationship. In┬ácertain situations, the establishment of paternity is rebuttable by genetic testing. Does this rule also apply to the establishment of maternity? Does the law allow maternity to be rebutted by genetic […]
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Motion to transfer child custody

Motions to Transfer- Texas

Motions to Transfer: Texas Family Code MANDATORY TRANSFER The Texas Family code provides that transfer from a court of continuing, exclusive jurisdiction can be mandatory or discretionary. This issue typically comes up when a party to a child custody case would like to file a modification or enforcement action. Although, modifications and enforcements can involve […]
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protective-orders

Protective Orders in Williamson County

There is a new Texas law that amends the protective orders provision of the Texas Family Code. The new law creates a presumption that family violence has been committed if the respondent has a previous conviction for family violence or has received deferred adjudication for family violence. The Texas protective orders statute requires the court […]
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