The Termination of Parental Rights in Texas

There are a number of situations in Texas where it becomes necessary to terminate the rights of a biological parent. You may be a stepparent seeking to adopt the children of a new spouse—to do so, you must terminate the non-custodial parents rights. There may be evidence of child abuse, neglect or abandonment. At Len Conner & Associates, P.C., we understand the process for obtaining a … [Read more...]

Texas Child Custody Issues: Relocating to Another State

Parental Relocation after Divorce in Texas In Texas, there is a presumption that both parents will share a “joint managing conservatorship” of minor children after a divorce. While the children will typically spend more time with one parent, parents may agree that neither parent is primary. In such a situation, the parents will not designate a specific residence for the child, but will agree that … [Read more...]

The New Face of Child Custody and Visitation in Texas

Managing Conservatorships and Possession Replace Custody and Visitation In an effort to transform the emphasis in divorce proceedings involving children, the Texas Family Law Code has adopted new language to describe which parent will determine where a minor child lives, as well as how both parents will work together in the best interests of minor children. The old concept of “custody,” which many … [Read more...]

Your Rights Regarding Child Support Modification in Texas

Legal Information from a Law Firm Focused Exclusively on Family Law When child support payments are initially determined the courts use calculations that are in many ways inflexible; the court puts financial information into the calculation and payments and schedules result almost “automatically”. When a child support agreement is modified, preexisting calculations are again used. In both … [Read more...]

Determining Child Custody and Visitation in Texas

If you are considering filing for divorce in Texas, and you have minor children, your primary concern will be the well-being of your children after the divorce is final. As a parent, you always want what is best for your children. At the same time, you want to play a meaningful role in their growth and development. This blog post identifies how child custody and visitation are determined in … [Read more...]

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Determining the Best Interests of the Child

In Texas, when you have filed for a divorce and there are minor children in the home, decisions will have be made regarding managing conservatorship (formerly custody) and access (formerly visitation). Under state law, the standard used to make those decisions is the "best interests of the child," an approach

Protecting Yourself in a Military Divorce

Protecting Yourself in a Military Divorce The divorce process can be a challenge for anyone, but when one or both of the parties are on active duty with a branch of the armed forces of the United States, there are a number of land mines just waiting for you. Here are some of the issues you need to

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