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    Modifying Child Custody in Texas: Do I Have A Case?

    By Paula A. Bennett In any divorce, the court takes care to ensure that both spouses are treated equally and fairly. However, in cases when children are concerned, the children’s best interests become the court’s overriding concern. For most parents, the child custody orders contained in the parties’ final divorce order may be the most […] More

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    How to Find the Best Divorce Lawyer for Your Needs

    No two divorces are the same. For some couples, it is a fairly straightforward process. Spouses are on friendly terms and may even remain so for years after their marriage is dissolved. For other couples, however, feelings have been hurt, tempers run hot, and the process may be quite protracted. Couples may have children, own […] More

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    Parenting From the Father’s Perspective

    By Lon Loveless Parents often assume different roles, and especially in situations where job flexibility or work travel is required, consistent involvement by both parents may be challenging. Often the primary financial breadwinners are unable to assist as much as they might like in traditional “homemaker” activities including taking children to appointments or attending extracurricular […] More

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    Tips for Successful Blended Families

    By Holly Rampy Baird As a family law attorney, I have worked with hundreds of blended families of all types, shapes and sizes. However, the blended family with which I am most familiar is the one I grew up in. I could break down the specifics of each member’s technical designation – “stepmom,” “stepdad,” “biological […] More

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    Ryan Kirkham Shares The Secret Weapon for Divorced Parents

    By Ryan Kirkham Prior to the now-ubiquitous “smartphone,” one of the first purchases many people made during the new calendar year was an actual calendar. My favorites growing up were Gary Larson’s The Far Side cartoon calendars. To the divorced or divorcing parent, they may find themselves living in a surrealist, Far Side-like existence created by […] More