This category contains posts about modification of court ordered custody, visitation, or child support.

Child Custody Modification Process

By |2023-12-01T17:29:03+00:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: Modification|

Understanding the nuances of modifying child custody orders in Texas is crucial for parents considering changes to their existing custody arrangements. This guide offers a thorough exploration of the process, legal requirements, and strategic considerations involved in custody modifications in Texas. Legal Framework for Custody Modification Grounds for Modification Material and Substantial Change: A significant change [...]

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Modifying a Custody Order in Texas: Who Can File?

By |2023-03-09T15:55:01+00:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: Modification|

When a couple with children divorces or separates, one of the most challenging issues to address is child custody. The custody order is typically included in the final divorce decree, and it outlines the legal and physical custody arrangements for the children. However, circumstances can change, and it may become necessary to modify the custody order. [...]

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Why might a parent want to modify a custody order in Texas?

By |2023-12-04T16:52:42+00:00February 21st, 2023|Categories: Modification|

Child custody arrangements are intricate, and as children grow and circumstances change, the initial custody order may no longer serve their best interests. In Texas, parents have the option to seek modifications to custody orders to better align with the current needs and well-being of the child. This guide explores the common reasons for seeking modifications [...]

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The Limits of Modifying Texas Property Division Orders

By |2023-08-11T01:04:45+00:00February 20th, 2023|Categories: Divorce Property Division, Modification|

Divorce can be a complicated and emotionally charged process, especially when it comes to dividing property. In Texas, property division is governed by a set of rules and guidelines that can be difficult to understand without the help of an experienced attorney. In this blog post, we'll use an everyday example to illustrate some of the [...]

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When Can You Modify a Custody Order in Texas?| Key Factors Explained

By |2023-05-04T23:26:38+00:00February 20th, 2023|Categories: Child Custody, Modification|

If you have a custody order in Texas, you may wonder if and when you can modify it. Maybe your ex-spouse is no longer complying with the agreement, or maybe you have concerns about your children's safety or well-being. In this post, we'll explain when you can modify a custody order in Texas and how the [...]

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Child Custody Modification in Texas: Legal Requirements, Best Practices, and Real-Life Examples

By |2023-03-09T16:07:58+00:00February 20th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

Child custody modification is a crucial issue for parents who are going through a divorce or separation in Texas. Whether you're seeking to modify an existing custody arrangement or fighting for a new one, it's essential to understand the legal requirements, best practices, and potential pitfalls of the process. Legal Requirements: In Texas, parents seeking child [...]

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Keeping Kids Close: Understanding When a Texas Jury Can Impose a Geographic Restriction in Custody Battles

By |2023-03-09T16:12:59+00:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Child Custody, Modification|

As a Dallas family lawyer, I have represented many clients in child custody cases. One issue that often arises in these cases is whether a geographic restriction should be imposed on the custodial parent. In Texas, a geographic restriction limits the residence of the child to a certain geographic area. In this blog post, I will [...]

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Texas Court Grants Custody to Father After Mother Seeks Modification

By |2023-03-09T16:15:00+00:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

In a recent development in Texas family law, a father was granted custody of his children after the mother sought a modification. The case has garnered attention due to the unique circumstances and the ruling's impact on future family law cases. In this article, we'll delve into the details of the case and discuss the implications [...]

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Texas Custody Orders: Understanding the Option for Unequal Possession Among Joint Managing Conservators

By |2023-03-09T16:17:31+00:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

As legal professionals, we understand the intricacies involved in joint managing conservatorship and the nuances of custody orders. In Texas, it is common for joint managing conservators to assume equal possession of the child, but this is not always the case. In this article, we will explore the circumstances in which joint managing conservators may have [...]

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Custody Modification Following Alleged Assault and Abuse in Texas: What You Need to Know

By |2023-12-02T21:43:36+00:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

In this article, we will explore the topic of custody modification following alleged assault and abuse between the parents, and provide you with a detailed overview of the relevant legal process, factors that are considered by the court, and possible outcomes of such cases. Legal Process: In Texas, the legal process for custody modification following alleged [...]

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Texas Custody Modification: Navigating the Complex Process and Factors Considered by the Courts

By |2023-03-09T16:46:21+00:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

Custody battles can be challenging and emotionally draining. Often, parents find themselves back in court after a custody order has been established. This can be due to a variety of reasons, such as a change in circumstances or a desire to modify the original custody agreement. In this article, we will discuss the process of modifying [...]

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Child Support and Intentional Underemployment

By |2023-03-09T16:51:26+00:00February 17th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

As a family law attorney in Dallas, I have seen many cases where a parent intentionally becomes underemployed or unemployed to avoid paying higher child support. This is a serious issue because child support is essential to the well-being of the child, and both parents have a legal obligation to provide support. In this blog post, [...]

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Modifying a Texas Custody and Visitation Order When One Parent Wants to Move to Another State for a Better Job

By |2023-03-10T21:32:15+00:00February 15th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

As a Dallas family lawyer, I have helped many clients navigate the process of modifying a custody and visitation order in Texas. One of the most common reasons for seeking a modification is when one parent wants to move to another state for a better job. In this blog post, I will explain the process for [...]

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Modifying a Custody and Visitation Order After One Parent Moves to Texas

By |2023-03-10T21:38:53+00:00February 15th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

As a Dallas family lawyer, I often hear from parents who are facing difficult family law issues after a move. One common situation is when both parents were living in one state, and then one parent moved to Texas with the children. In these cases, it may be necessary to modify the existing custody and visitation [...]

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Understanding Multiple Households in Texas Child Support Calculations

By |2023-03-10T21:40:52+00:00February 15th, 2023|Categories: Modification|

As a Dallas family lawyer, I have come across many cases where parents need to split up their children. While siblings are often kept together, sometimes it's in the children's best interest to live separately. In these cases, each parent may be obligated to pay child support to the other. A Hypothetical Example For example, let's [...]

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