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Parents can get child custody modifications

Throughout Fort Worth, Texas, and Tarrant, Texas, many parents are never married, separated or divorced. Correspondingly, they need to have child custody arrangements. Since their circumstances may change over time, parents who start out with one arrangement may need to pursue a modification in court at a later time. While courts are said to be reluctant to change child custody arrangements for frivolous reasons when those arrangements are going well, there are reasons why courts will consider making changes.

Shared parenting is good in child custody cases

There are many happy couples in the Fort Worth, Texas, and Tarrant, Texas, areas, living together and cooperatively co-parenting their daughters and sons. However, some parents part ways, no longer live together and are faced with needing to resolve matters of child custody. Working out those matters in a constructive manner is imperative for the emotional health of the children.

Father of twins jailed for contempt of court on transgender issue

A man sits in the Denton County Jail on a charge of contempt of court. The charge is related to his 4-year-old daughter. He has twin girls, but this involves just one of the girls. That girl, according to her father, told him "Daddy, I'm a boy."

Child custody cases can be stressful for children

Child custody cases are sometimes full of difficult situations. It seems as though some parents can't separate what happened with them and their ex to be able to think clearly about the child. This is a horrible situation because it can put a lot of stress on the child. We know that most parents truly want what is best for their child and we are here to help those parents.

Boy abandoned in Mexico now back with his dad in the USA

A 4-year-old boy from El Paso and his father have been reunited after the child was abandoned in Ciudad Juarez by his biological mother. According to the father's attorney, the parents have agreed that the child should be in the father's custody.

Summer break and co-parenting

While many families are looking forward to the warm weather, BBQs and lazy afternoons at the pool, other parents who are divorced or separated are trying to determine how to keep their summers from turning into a free-for-all that is chaotic and very stressful. Here are several tips to help you and your ex keep the peace during the summer.

Proposed state law would equalize custody between parents

Some Texas legislators are trying to pass legislation that would make it easier for fathers to share custody of their children more equitably with the children's mother. This isn't the first time that state lawmakers have attempted to influence the custody rulings made by family court judges.

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