The Ins and Outs of Joint Custody in Texas

There are many terms related to joint custody, and it can be confusing to understand what each of them means – especially when they often differ from state to state. In Texas, the term “joint custody” is not used. Instead, custody is known as “conservatorship.”  A conservatorship is either a “sole managing conservatorship” (SMC) or…

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A Guide to Joint Legal Custody

Joint custody саn often be а соnfuѕіng ѕubjесt. There аrе ѕо many lеgаl and professional tеrmѕ thаt уоu may fееl lоѕt whеn you bеgіn rеѕеаrсhіng thе mаnу іnѕ-аnd-оutѕ оf сhіld custody.  However, understanding thе ѕресіfісѕ bесоmеѕ muсh еаѕіеr once еvеrуthіng is brоkеn dоwn. Studying hоw joint custody works may fееl lіkе a dаuntіng task tо…

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4 Steps You Can Take to Prove Parental Alienation

Parental alienation, or the manipulation of one parent against the other, may ѕееm like a very daunting рrоѕресt tо prove in a family lаw case. One reason for this is that law enforcement doesn’t play a part in parental alienation, except in extreme cases of abuse and neglect. Social services similarly find their role severely…

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17 Parental Alienation Tactics You Should Know About

Divorce is never easy for everyone involved. It is an emotional and highly charged situation in many cases. This volatility is only made worse when accusations of parental alienation are brought forward by one parent against the other. What is Parental Alienation? Parental alienation is when one parent attempts to brainwash or otherwise turn their…

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Joint Custody with a Difficult Ex

Joint custody is a court order whereby a child’s custody is given to both parents. In the U.S., there are two types of joint custody: joint physical custody, also known as shared parenting or custody, and joint legal custody. This article explores some signs that you are dealing with an uncooperative ex in your joint…

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What You Should Know About Living Together and Child Support

In family law, child support or maintenance is a continuing payment that a parent makes for the economic benefit of their child after the end of a marriage or other relationship. The parent, or obligor,  pays child support for the care and support of children from a relationship that has ended – or never happened.…

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How to Deal with A Narcissist During Child Custody

In child custody cases, a person must sometimes deal with a former spouse who is a narcissist. In psychological terms, this type of individual has Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Unlike some disorders, this one cannot be treated with medicine, only talk therapy. Regrettably, people who suffer from NPD might believe that everybody has issues, not…

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How to Stop a Father’s Visitation Rights

Rules regarding child custody and child visitation are normally a matter of state law. However, almost every state recognizes a form of physical and legal custody and visitation. Visitation Basics If you have sole physical custody of your child, the other parent – normally the father – will generally have some form of visitation rights.…

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What is Parental Alienation?

Parental alienation is defined as one parent attempting to alienate his or her child from the other. They either physically take the child away and deny the other from seeing the child, or influence the child into disliking or fearing the other until the child does not wish to have a relationship with them. Parental…

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