Going through a divorce is rarely easy. Along with the emotional upheaval you feel as a result of the end of your marriage, you must also face the practical and legal consequences of the decision to end the marriage. When minor children are involved, the already difficult process of divorce can become downright traumatic, particularly if the issue of custody of the minor children is contested. Because every divorce involves a unique set of facts and circumstances, it is in [ ] The post Plano Child Custody Attorney: Top 5 Questions Answered appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
In two cases recently, I have been successful in having children s residences returned to this area even after the custodial parent moved the children out of state for lengthy periods of time: The first, I blogged about on May 4th, involving the return of children moved back to Texas from Washington. In the second, parties originally in Texas. Then custodial Mom moved the children to western, rural New York state, which she legally could since there was no residence restriction because [ ] The post There is still hope even after your kids are moved to another state!! appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
Hello, Dads out there I get calls all the time from Dads who say all they want is 50-50 custody , as though it s just a matter of snapping your fingers, lol. There is nothing in the Texas Family Code which tells a judge to use 50-50. There is not even a guideline for how to determine child support once there IS a 50-50. Forever, it seems, the old scheme of one parent having primary custody and the other being relegated [ ] The post Fifty-Fifty Custody in Texas? It s possible! appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
Whether you have been married for two years or 20 years, accepting the fact that the marriage is over is never easy. Even if it was your decision to end the marriage, that decision was likely an emotion filled decision. Now that it is clear, however, that divorce is imminent, you should start focusing on what that means. If you have never been through the divorce process before, it probably sounds like a daunting prospect. Navigating the judicial system can [ ] The post 10 Steps in a Texas Divorce appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
The divorce process is rarely easy. In fact, sometimes, it is downright antagonistic. If you have been through the process, you probably do not want to go through it again. Even if you managed to get through the divorce process without it turning adversarial, you were undoubtedly glad to see it come to an end. What happens though, if a dispute regarding the terms of the divorce arises after the fact? Similarly, what happens if you want to modify custody, [ ] The post Plano Father s Rights Attorney Offers Tips for Resolving Post-Divorce Disputes appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
Often, the most difficult part of ending a marriage is realizing you will now have to share parenting time with your minor child with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Once the divorce decree is entered, and the parenting plan approved, most parents adjust to the shared parenting time schedule. What happens though, if at some point down the road you begin to suspect that your ex is neglecting your child? This can be particularly troubling if your ex has your child the [ ] The post Plano Father s Rights Lawyer Explains What to Do If You Suspect Your Ex Is Neglecting Your Child appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
When the parents of a minor child decide to end their marriage, one of the first issues that typically comes up is custody of the minor child. In fact, many people remain in a marriage far beyond the point at which they decide they want a divorce solely because they are concerned about losing custody of their child in a divorce. Instead of battling for sole custody of a child, parents sometimes decide they want “joint custody” of the child. [ ] The post McKinney Child Custody Attorney Explains Joint Custody appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..