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..
You are probably aware that both parents of a minor child have a legal obligation to provide financial support for that child until the child reaches the age of majority (in most cases). If the parents of that child are not married, one parent typically pays child support to the other parent to satisfy his/her legal support obligation. What you may not be as clear on is who is responsible for healthcare costs and medical insurance premium payments for minor [ ] The post McKinney Divorce Lawyer Explains Who Pays Healthcare Expenses for the Children 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..
No one enters into a marriage expecting it to end in divorce; however, about half of all first marriages do come to an end. When that happens, the legal process of divorce follows the decision to end the marriage. Ideally, the terms of the divorce can be agreed upon by the parties without the need for costly and time consuming litigation. When it becomes apparent to the court that the parties are not making any noticeable headway negotiating some (or [ ] The post Frisco Divorce Lawyer Explains Mediation appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..
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 go through a divorce, a number of important issues must be resolved. Although every divorce is unique, common issues that must be resolved in a divorce include the division of assets and debts, the payment of alimony, and custody, visitation, and support regarding the minor children of the marriage. All of the decisions made during the divorce process, whether by agreement of the parties or by the judge, will ultimately become part of [ ] The post McKinney Father s Rights Lawyer Explains Contempt appeared first on Law Office of Jon R. Boyd..