Dallas, TX asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family Law for Texas

Q: If my ex gets charged for domestic violence can I get full custody? She only lets me get my son every other weekend now

She’s going to loose her job the investigator said she will be charged with a Class A misdemeanor and she will loose her job

2 Lawyer Answers
Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
Answered
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Applying for a Family Violence Protective Order may be a temporary fix but to really address the situation you should consult a Family Law attorney about the possibility of a SAPCR child custody lawsuit.

Sharita Blacknall
Sharita Blacknall
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: If you currently have a custody order from a court you will need to apply to modify it. If you do not have a current custody order from a court you will need to get one.

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