June 2024

What Factors Do Texas Courts Consider When Determining Geographic Restrictions in Child Custody Cases?

When parents in Texas face child custody disputes, one critical issue often arises: geographic restrictions. These restrictions determine where a child can live and are essential in ensuring the child's best interests. The Texas Family [...]

Can a Parent with a History of Abuse Be Appointed as a Joint Managing Conservator in Texas?

No. In Texas, a parent with a history of abuse cannot be appointed as a joint managing conservator. The appointment of joint managing conservators is strictly regulated by law. Criteria for Joint Managing Conservators The [...]

Is you Notice of Contempt Sufficient in Your Texas Child Custody Case?

Contempt proceedings are quasi-criminal. This means the accused is entitled to procedural due process throughout the proceedings. "In re Roisman, 651 S.W.3d 419, 434 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2022, orig. proceeding)." Types of Contempt Contempt [...]

May 2024

What Are the Key Considerations for Spousal Maintenance in Texas Divorce Cases?

Spousal maintenance, also known as alimony, is a crucial aspect of many Texas divorce cases. Determining eligibility and the amount of spousal maintenance involves several key considerations. Eligibility Criteria Under Texas Family Code Section 8.051, [...]

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