We, the custodial parents, are allowed to live in Houston (Harris County) and the surrounding counties. If we want to move closer to the non-custodial parent, but slightly outside of the allowed counties, do we need to get permission from the court?
What happens if the custodial parent moves back to the same county? Am I then required to do the pick up and drop off once again? She has moved 4 times in the last 2 years and I do not see it to be fair for this to keep changing.
Them unattended. Recently the 12 year old has been complaining about his mother leaving them alone and making the 14 year old cook and clean for them, alongside taking care of their 6or 7 dogs in their 3 bedroom apartment. She shares a custody agreement with the father who has the 1.3,5 weekends... Read more »
If Father is in a position to take over custody of his children, he should file a Petition to Modify the Parent-Child Relationship in the county that the original court order was issued. This situation certainly sounds like there are circumstances that would significantly impair the physical and...Read more »
Me and my wife have a court agreement that I have all day visitations with my son every 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday. This Saturday will be the 3rd one she has missed in a row. She claims sickness and surgeries but how do I know she is telling the truth without proof and that she just doesn’t want... Read more »
I am sorry to hear that you are missing your possession periods with your son. In your situation, it would not be your burden to prove that Mother is not telling the truth about her sickness and or surgeries. It is her burden to prove to the Judge that is why she has been denying court ordered...Read more »
Texas law allows you to request a modification of a parent's child support obligation if there has been a "material and substantial change" in the circumstances of either parent or the child since the current order was entered OR 1) three years have passed since the original ordered...Read more »
My daughter just had a baby in November and baby tested positive for methamphetamines. Child protective services were called and she almost lost her baby to them but she had a good friend that she signed over Power of attorney to so her friend could take the baby. I didn't know about this... Read more »
Based on these facts, CPS has likely been granted temporary custody of the baby due to the fact that drugs were found in its system at birth. CPS likely ran a background check on the friend and found that the friend posed a safe environment for the baby, so they've placed the baby with the...Read more »
Depending on when the hearing was held, you may have a couple of options for getting back to court. In either of these situations, you should seek a family law attorney to assist you as they will know how to navigate through either of these options.
Absent a court order, both parents have an equal right to possession of or access to their child. The family law Judges would hope that both parents are able to effectively communicate and co-parent in the raising of their children. If you have substantial proof or evidence of emotional or verbal...Read more »
A request can be made to terminate a parent's parental rights through the family courts. It's not a simple process and it's also not as easy as some may thing. You have understand that you are requesting that a biological parent's legal rights to their child be forever...Read more »
The Texas standard order states that I am to pick up my daughter by 6:00pm on Friday and drop her off by 6:00pm on Sunday. My ex wife is saying that if I don’t make it by 6:00pm on Friday, then I can’t have her. I no longer live in Texas and fly in to see her on Fridays. Sometimes the plane is... Read more »
The best thing to do is get him a good criminal defense attorney.
The next thing is to see if the "alleged victim" (the person whom the alleged assault was against) will get notarized an Affidavit of Non Prosecution. This can be presented to the Assistant District Attorney to let...Read more »
3 weeks ago i emailed my daughters mother about picking up my daughter last week for my visitation. But due to snow storms in the Charlotte North Carolina area (where I live) I was unable to get her. Now she is saying it doesn't count as a refusal. Is this true?
My ex lived in dallas at the time of pregnancy , got an apartment in houston (Where i live) around the due date , Baby was born in dallas. Moved to houston for 8 months until issues arised in our relationship causing us to split. She then moved back to dallas 4 hours away . And although she has... Read more »
You may be able to go to the State Bar of Texas website and do a search for attorney that have reported they are also licensed in Arkansas. You MIGHT be able to do the same thing on the Arkansas State Bar website.
Virginia too now we have moved back to texas been here for almost a year and they want me to go back to Virginia for a appeal but I lived in Virginia and the boys mom never resides in Virginia she resides in Washington state so neither one of us is even in Virginia didn’t get served so do I need... Read more »
If you didn't get served, how do you know that there is an appeal in Virginia?
Either way, if no party resides in Virginia, you would need to file a motion to transfer the case to Texas. However, until the case is transferred, the Virginia court can still make a ruling in the case....Read more »
My sister is abusive and lies a lot and people believe her. We had a mediated agreement in Travis County, I'm pro se, he attorney moved the case to Harris County, where she lives, and then my dad died, and she never even told me, and all of my pro se advocate help is overwhelmed due to Covid,... Read more »
You can file a Motion for Continuance to postpone the court date and the court will issue you another court date. Your sister can agree with the continuance without court interference. If she doesn't agree to the continuance, you would need to get a court date and ask the Judge to grant you a...Read more »
What if I need to move before 60 days? Is that not allowed? I just found out I have to move and it needs to be done before that amount of time. I did not see any statement on papers Indicating when I have to let the other parent know.
If there is not a geographical restriction in your court order, preventing you from changing the primary residence of the child without further orders from the court or without the other parent's consent, then typically court orders require the primary parent to notify the other parent of a...Read more »
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