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..
Realizing that you have a legal problem that requires the assistance of an attorney is worrisome in and of itself; however, you then need to figure out what type of lawyer you need and find the right one for you and your legal problem. For the average person, choosing a lawyer can be stressful because it is not something they do every day. If the need for a lawyer stems from a family law issue, the need to hire the [ ] The post Do I Need a Father s Rights Attorney? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
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..
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..
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..
When the parents of a minor child do not live together for one reason or another, it becomes necessary to establish who has custody of the child and how visitation with the child will work. In the State of Texas, the terms “custody” and “visitation,” however, are not used. Instead, the terms “conservatorship” and “possession and access” are used in place of the terms custody and visitation. If you are in a position where possession and access of your minor [ ] The post Frisco Child Custody Attorney Explains Possession and Access appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
When the parents of a minor child decide to call their marriage quits, the divorce process that follows can be amicable or adversarial. One issue that frequently turns an otherwise amicable divorce into a contentious battlefield is child custody. If the parties to a divorce cannot agree on who will have the primary custody, or “conservatorship” as it is referred to in Texas, of the minor child after the divorce it can also drag the litigation out for months, even [ ] The post How Much Will a Plano Child Custody Attorney Cost Me? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..