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

Q: Am I required to keep all of my children during visitation if I don’t have the means to?

I am unable to afford a space for all 4 children to sleep comfortably. I am asking for 2 children at a time, but my ex is adamant that I must take all 4 or none at all, in which case she is stating that I am forfeiting my time with them. The standard possession order does not specify that I am required to take all at once, but also does not state that I am able to take only 2 at a time. Currently I see them for 2 hours on the weekend and I would like to increase my time to 48 hours on the weekend, every other week. I am in Texas.

1 Lawyer Answer
Penny Wymyczak-White
Penny Wymyczak-White
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Buy sleeping bags or put blankets on the floor. You don't need beds.

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