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Q: So my divorce was finalized in December and I'm thinking about moving. What are the procedures I have to follow?

In my divorce papers it says I have to stay in my current county or surrounding counties and the place I'm thinking about moving isn't any of them? Just wanting to know all the rules and procedures and if that's even allowed?

Ms. Regan Armstrong
Ms. Regan Armstrong answered on Feb 7, 2017

Without looking at your divorce decree, usually divorce decrees say that the child or children cannot leave the residence restriction. That means that you can leave but the child or children would need to stay in the designated area. If you want to take the child or children with you, you would... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Texas on
Q: can parent take property away from a their kid if it was given to them but another family member?

my friend is 15 his grandmother bought him a laptop and phone for a gift. he put a picture of someone he likes now his mom is trying to take it away can she do that to him? also does he own the property now that it was given to him?

Ms. Regan Armstrong
Ms. Regan Armstrong answered on Feb 7, 2017

One of the rights as a parent is to manage the property of your child up to a certain amount. That being said the answer is yes the parent can take the laptop away from him. He does own it but the parent can manage what he owns.

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