Not all that long ago, it was still frowned upon for a child to be born out of wedlock. Today, however, the pressure to get married when expecting a child has largely disappeared. The result is that a significant percentage of births in the United States are children born to unmarried parents. While this no longer creates the societal scandal it once did, it can still present some legal challenges. Specifically, it creates the need to establish legal paternity over [ ] The post Can a Child Custody Attorney Help Me Establish Paternity? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
We are moving our office across Dallas Tollway to another building better suited for my practice. The new location is only a half mile or so from my current location. Effective Monday, August 14, 2017, we will be located at: City Central, 6010 W. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas 75024. Our new phone will be: 972-737-8397. Our email addresses remain the same. This location is just west of Dallas Tollway on W. Spring Creek, just to the west of Park [ ] The post We re Moving!! appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
Need a Family Law attorney this week? Our State Bar of Texas Family Law Section has it s annual Continuing Legal Education seminar/convention each August in San Antonio. Many family law attorneys and judges attend, but not all. Some attend the Video replays the following months in different locations. I am going to attend the Video Replay of the same seminar next month for 3 days, but we are OPEN this week. If you are needing a Family Law attorney for [ ] The post Advanced Family Law Seminar this week, 8/7-12, 2017 appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
When the parents of a minor child live together, both parents are assumed to be contributing to the financial support and emotional growth of the child. If the parents decide to end the marriage, or otherwise live apart, the law imposes a legal obligation on both parents to continue to contribute to the child’s support and maintenance. For the non-custodial parent, this is accomplished through the payment of child support. Once a child support order is established, you are obligated [ ] The post Ask a Texas Child Support Lawyer : What Happens If I Lose My Job? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
I m thrilled to report another Collin County court victory for one of my clients, a Dad who dearly loves his son and didn t want him to move away. Mom just wanted to move the child over 3 hours away to rural Oklahoma because she had reunited with an old HS boyfriend online and wanted to live where he was, which would have meant my Dad client would have lost all his Thursday nites and never get a chance to have [ ] The post Another courtroom victory Defeated Relocation Attempt appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..