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.
It's summer vacation. Your ex has the kids for a week, in keeping with your child custody agreement. You both live in Fort Worth, so you assume the kids are just a few miles away, like always.
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.
Co-parenting isn't really co-parenting. It's more like "taking turns being a solo parent" for whatever period of time you have physical custody of your child.
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.
Holidays are all about family time. Even if you and your spouse got divorced, you want to make sure you still focus on the family-oriented aspects of the holiday for your children.
Trying to determine what is in the best interests of the child can be difficult. Both parents may have their own beliefs as to what is best and neither are willing to give an inch. What does this mean for the parents and the child? It means that there will have to be another way to resolve this child custody dispute.
The journal Children and Youth Services Review recently reported that 13 percent of parents have been victims of parental alienation. Over 22 million more are considered at risk for the same. The study showed that parental alienation numbers are very disturbing, but there is a sign that is changing.
If you are an unwed father going through a break-up with your child's mother, you may face an uphill battle for custody rights here in Texas.
If you are going through a divorce, if you have a child with your soon to be ex-spouse, it's important to learn as much as possible about child custody. This includes information on who will get custody of the children and how this will impact everyone involved.