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Common Law Marriage - Divorce Lawyer Brownsville Texas
A Divorce lawyer in Brownsville Texas will often assist people seeking a divorce believing that they are common law married.
Free Legal Aid provides useful information about child custody. In addition to the video here, be sure you check out other resources.
In making a child custody or visitation order, Texas courts are guided by the best interests of the child, meaning the court will strive to make an order that best serves the child's physical, mental, and emotional needs. check to learn more.
The Petition for Divorce must declare the appropriate Texas grounds upon which the divorce is being sought. The appropriate lawful ground will be that which the parties agree upon and can substantiate, or that which the filing spouse desires to prove to the court. check to learn more.
Legal Custody refers to the right and responsibility of a parent to make decisions relating to the health, education, and general welfare of his or her child. Physical Custody refers mostly to the right and responsibility to choose where the child will live. check to learn more.
All too often a parent will vow to fight for “full custody” with a scare tactic of threatening to take the children away if the other parent does not agree to do whatever he or she wants. Parental termination cases in Texas are not about emotion, they are about the law. check to learn more.
Texas uses the phrase possession of and access to the child instead of the terms custody and visitation. A parent has possession of a child when the child is with the parent. Your possession and access schedule (visitation schedule) shows when each parent has time with the child. check to learn more.