Q: I am looking for a Lawyer that is certified in both Idaho and Texas for child support and custody, Where should I start?
I recently got married and my husband has 2 children that live full time in Texas with their mother, he lives in Idaho currently. They originally had a custody agreement that gave him every second Saturday but since moving he has not been able to reach her at all to inquire about the kids or try and work out a better deal. We are trying to get a child custody lawyer that is certified in both Idaho and Texas to help us work out a fair custody arrangement that gives my husband the ability to see his kids again.
A: Hello, thanks for your question and congratulations on the recent marriage! I am licensed in Texas, so I just want to state upfront that I am unsure of Idaho laws.
One important question to ask is where was the custody agreement signed/completed? From your comment, I would guess Idaho?
If so, I would reach out to a local Idaho family law attorney. It sounds like you are interested in filing a modification to modify that final order or an enforcement action to enforce his times of visitation. The attorney will be able to review the final order and learn more about the facts.
You shouldn't need to find an attorney licensed in both Idaho and Texas. An Idaho-licensed attorney should be able to file either an Enforcement or Modification action on your behalf. Best of luck!
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