FAMILY LAW BLOG

Resolving Custody And Other Divorce Issues Through Mediation

POSTED IN Family law ON September 19, 2023

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, over 64,530  divorces were reported in 2030 and those divorces included 58,408 children under the age of 18. Deciding to end a marriage in Fort Bend County is never an easy process and it can be made more difficult if children are involved. However, rather than […]

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Abrupt Relocation Of Child To Mexico Justified Modifying Custody

POSTED IN Family law ON September 19, 2023

After a divorce, ex-spouses may again find themselves at odds if one spouse attempts to move away with the children. Often, parental relocation issues may be resolved outside of the courtroom. However, it is possible that a court proceeding will be necessary to resolve some disputes, as in the Texas Court of Appeals case of […]

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Will Social Media Play A Role In Your Texas Divorce?

POSTED IN Family law ON September 19, 2023

Social media and networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are, for good or bad, a part of modern life. Many people update or check-in with their social networks one or more times every day. We have, as a society, become accustomed to sharing – or possibly “over-sharing” – much of our lives electronically. There […]

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Divorce and Adultery in Texas: How Cheating Affects the Legal Process

POSTED IN Family law ON August 30, 2023

When you and your significant other decide to break things off, it will undoubtedly impact the child you share with your future ex.

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Learning More about Custody Laws in Texas for Unmarried Parents

POSTED IN Family law ON August 30, 2023

When you and your significant other decide to break things off, it will undoubtedly impact the child you share with your future ex. If you have a child but are not married to your ex-partner, you may naturally be concerned about the child custody laws in Texas for unmarried people. Unmarried people still have the same legal obligations to their children, and whether you are married or not, the court can still issue orders regarding your children. Custody cases involving unmarried parents, however, can prove more complex than child custody cases between divorcing parents. Following a divorce, both parents generally have equal rights to their children, but when a couple is unmarried and separates, the father can only seek the paternal right to custody by establishing paternity. With over 75 years of experience in family law cases, our team of skilled attorneys at Mims Ballew Hollingsworth | Forth Worth Family Law is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality of legal representation. Our lawyers possess a deep understanding of the complexities involved in child custody cases for unmarried parents and are prepared to help you make informed decisions regarding your child’s future.

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