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    Holly Rampy Baird Talks to Texas Lawyer About COVID-19’s Impact on Divorced Parents During Spring Break

    Many divorcees follow the Texas standard possession order that says the custodial parent, whom the child lives with, and the noncustodial parent, will alternate years to keep their children on spring break. This year, many noncustodial parents had possession of their children over spring break, and their orders directing them to return the child the evening before […] More

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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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    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