IT IS ORDERED that the conservators shall have possession of the child at times
mutually agreed to in advance by the parties, and, in the absence of mutual agreement, it is ORDERED that the conservators shall have possession ofthe child under the specified terms set out in this Modified... View More
Mutual Agreement Takes Precedence: The court order begins by stating that if both conservators can agree on when each of them will have possession of the child, then that mutual agreement will take precedence. This means they can decide on any schedule that suits them both, regardless of what the...View More
the children where not supervise one was drowning.father dies saving him. base on lies the wife has my kids. she turn the accident all on me i dint even live in that state. she went a got a lawyer open a case for emergency guardianship and i dint even know whats going on. she threaten my kids if... View More
Given the gravity of your situation, it's essential to first emphasize a critical point: If the children and the temporary guardianship proceedings are in Texas, you should immediately consult with and retain a family law attorney in Texas. If the proceedings or the children are in a different...View More
I bought half an acre while married to an ex and in a relationship with my new girl.
i then divorced my ex 3 yrs later.the lot is only under my name.while being in a the relationship with my new girl i started building a house with only my money and money my dad gave to me.10 yrs later we... View More
Yes, in Texas, you don't need your spouse's consent to file for divorce. If one party believes the marriage is insupportable (has an irretrievable breakdown), then that's enough for the court to grant a divorce.
My ex-husband and father of my 14 year old and I share joint managing conservatorship of our daughter with me being the primary parent. She lives with me and he has visitation whenever we agree or per our standard possession order. In the last year there have been a couple incidents that have... View More
Retain an Attorney: Given the seriousness of the situation, it would be wise to retain a family law attorney who can advise you on the specifics of your case. They can guide you on the potential legal avenues available to you.
Document Everything: Begin keeping a detailed record of events,...View More
Ex wife filed an Ex Parte Order against my husband. It was signed July 24th. It is now 21 days since it was signed. The order states that it is only in place for 20 days or unless the judge terminates it. Judge has yet to make any moves on our case. Since the 20 days is up, can I legally go get my... View More
Duration of an Ex Parte Order: In Texas, an ex parte protective order lasts for a maximum of 20 days unless a hearing is scheduled within that period. If a hearing is scheduled, the order can be extended to the hearing date.
7 months after the final decree was signed the defendant has now filed a new petition using the old cause number: Defendant's Petition for Judgment Nunc Pro Tunc. Of course, they are claiming a "clerical error" but asking the Court to modify the 7 month old final order. In the... View More
In Texas, when someone submits a document to the court to explain what they want or defend themselves, it's called a "pleading." Sometimes, after submitting the first document, they might need to change or add something. This changed document is called an "amended...View More
The information provided here is general advice. If parental rights have been terminated, different legal standards and procedures apply. Additionally, if there are allegations of abuse or neglect, the approach and factors the court considers can differ. Always consult with a licensed attorney in...View More
My partner and I are planning to get married at the courthouse before the baby is born in February. No cheating involved; my ex and I have been long-term separated/agreed to divorce so there is absolutely no question of paternity, we only delayed filing til recently because we were figuring out... View More
My husband and I have been together for 15yrs and in that time we adopted a 4yr old who is now 10. We've always wanted more kids but the agency route just didn't fit our situation. My sister-in-law and brother have kids of their own and know they don't want anymore but have offered... View More
It's wonderful to hear about the support from your family. The complexities surrounding surrogacy, parental rights, and birth certificates would best be handled by consulting with a family law attorney in Houston who specializes in reproductive law. Here's a general outline of the steps...View More
In Texas, child support is generally calculated based on the obligor's net resources, which include all sources of income such as wages, commissions, overtime pay, rental income, and self-employment income (including 1099 income).
The Texas Family Code typically considers all available...View More
I want to adopt my Niece, but am married. I want to know if I adopt her would my husband need to be involved, or is this something I can do without him? He knows about the adoption, but I don't want him to be on the adoption paperwork. Her biological father hasn't been involved in her... View More
I’m in the middle of military training and my ex served me papers trying to get child support, pay for his attorney and put a temporary restraining order. I am 2 week away from moving training to another state and I have 20
Legal Representation: As you're currently undergoing military training, it's crucial to retain an attorney who specializes in family law as soon as possible. They can represent you in your absence and make sure your rights are protected.
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): As...View More
Given the complexity of family law cases, the details you've shared aren't sufficient for me to provide a comprehensive response. It's important to know why your son was removed, who has custody now, and what actions you've already taken. Please consult with a local attorney who...View More
My ex-husband refuses to pay the child support that we agreed to in divorce (has previously sent some money when he feels like it but it was never through proper child support routes, and he decides when and if he sends the money, and he is around $20,000 behind over the last 6 years)... and he is... View More
Child Support Enforcement: If your ex-husband is not abiding by the child support agreement outlined in the divorce settlement, you can seek help from the Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division. They have the authority to enforce child support orders and can use various methods to...View More
If your girlfriend hasn't physically received any papers, she may not have been served properly. A proper service typically involves the papers being delivered personally by a process server or constable, as you mentioned. In cases of alternative service approved by a court, they could be left...View More
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