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  • Texas guide to Custody & Visitation Modifications

    Like most states, Texas allows you to modify your child custody agreement or visitation schedule – but only under specific circumstances. In short, you can only get custody or visitation changed if you have a good reason to do so. This includes any factor that influences the best ... Read Article
  • Reasons to Modify Your Divorce Decree

    Overview of Post-Divorce Modifications in Texas Divorce is an unpleasant experience for even the most amicable couples. However painful, legally dissolving a marriage means litigating with your spouse on your finances, family, and other personal aspects of your life. In Texas, ... Read Article
  • Divorce & Child Custody Enforcement of Court Orders

    When someone goes through the emotional process of a divorce or a family legal battle, the last thing they want to deal with is someone not complying with the court order. But it happens. So, what can be done when a party won't honor your court order? In Texas, the way to ... Read Article
  • Standard Possession Order Schedules Explained in Texas

    Sometimes, parents are not able to work through their child custody concerns and require court intervention to establish possession and access. When this is the case, the court is likely to refer to the Standard Possession Order when making a decision on the parents’ possession ... Read Article
  • What to do When Your Ex Won't Follow Child Custody Court Orders

    An overview of Texas child custody enforcement and modification options. For a non-custodial parent, scheduled visitation with their child is important. Although the Attorney General's office provides free of charge services to enforce child support payments, there is no ... Read Article
  • Understanding Paternity Rights for Men

    There are many hazy details when it comes to co-parenting, but we at Hendershot, Cannon, Martin, and Hisey, P.C. want you to know and understand your rights as a father. A father's role is a very important aspect in a child's life, and presence is something worth fighting for. ... Read Article
  • Can a Child Choose Which Parent To Live With In Texas?

    Yes and no. On the one hand, §153.008 of The Texas Family Code allows children to voice their preferences regarding child custody. However, this preference is simply evidence; a judge can still choose to give primary physical custody to the other parent. What The Texas Family ... Read Article
  • Common things to avoid in a Texas child custody battle.

    Just because you’re battling for child custody does not mean you should battle with your Ex. Not all parents are able to come to a child custody agreement on their own – collaboratively or through mediation . During these difficult times, one parent or both may act or react ... Read Article
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