Realizing that a marriage is headed for divorce is never easy, particularly when there are minor children involved. In fact, parents frequently stay together far longer than they would otherwise because they are concerned about the impact a divorce will have on the children. Ironically, those same parents sometimes turn right around and wage an all-out war for conservatorship (custody) of the children, turning what could be an amicable divorce into a contentious battlefield. If you believe your marriage is [ ] The post McKinney Child Custody Attorney Explains Conservatorship appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
When the parents of a minor child decide to end their marriage, custody of the child can be the most divisive issue in the subsequent divorce. In fact, when the parties cannot agree on the terms of custody, or conservatorship as it is referred to in Texas, a divorce can turn downright combative. If you foresee the issue of custody being contested in your upcoming divorce, you need to be prepared. The most important thing you can do for you [ ] The post Frisco Child Custody Attorney Offers Tips to Help You Get Custody appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
We all know that domestic violence has an impact on a marriage, including the children. Does domestic violence also impact decisions made in a divorce proceeding though? The State of Texas, like most states, no longer requires a petitioner to prove that he/she has “grounds” for a divorce; however, that does not mean that domestic violence during the marriage will not play a role in the divorce if there are minor children involved. In fact, the laws of the State [ ] The post Is Domestic Violence Relevant to Child Custody in Texas? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
When the parents of a minor child end their marriage, or otherwise live apart, it is customary for the parents to create a Parenting Plan that ensures both parents have quality time with the child. In most cases, the parents remain living within a reasonable distance from each other, making it fairly easy to adhere to that schedule. What happens, however, if you wish to move out of state with your child? Unless the child’s other parent has never established [ ] The post Can a Frisco Child Custody Attorney Help Me Obtain Permission to Move out of the State with My Kids? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
When the parents of a minor child get divorced, or are not married to begin with, a court will impose a financial obligation on the non-custodial parent through the use of a child support order. Child support, however, is one of the few court orders that is routinely revisited and modified after the original order s entered. If you find yourself wishing your Frisco, Texas child support order could be modified, it may be time to consult with a Frisco [ ] The post Can a Frisco Divorce Lawyer Help Me Modify Child Support? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
Going through a divorce is never easy, even when both parties are civil throughout and the entire process is amicable. When a divorce is contentious, however, it can be extremely difficult for everyone involved. While just about anything can be the cause of animosity and dispute during a divorce, custody of the minor children is at the top of the list of reasons why a divorce turns adversarial. If you recently went through a divorce where custody of the children [ ] The post Can a Plano Child Custody Attorney Help Me Get My Children Back? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
Child support is originally ordered when the parents of a minor child go through a divorce or when paternity of a child is established if the child was born out of wedlock. Child support is an order of the court. As such, you could face serious consequences for violating that order by not paying your support as ordered by the court. It also means that only a court can lower your child support, or modify the support order in any [ ] The post Can a Plano Father s Rights Lawyer Get My Child Support Lowered? appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..