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Child custody

How Does a Judge Decide Custody?

Posted by brian on September 17, 2018

Parents are always encouraged to settle their differences in the best interests of any children without involving the court system. When this is impossible, the decision will be made by a judge. Many factors are involved, and a number of solutions can be considered. Our Round Rock Child Custody Lawyers at The Jackson Law Firm […]

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What is Relocation and Child Custody Modification?

Posted by brian on August 24, 2018

In divorce cases, there are times when the parent who has legal custody of a child will want to relocate out of the geographical area that the parties live in. That may or may not be agreed upon. One thing that’s for certain is that they can’t just get up and go. A court order […]

Children are often affected by Child Custody Decisions made due to the lack of a professional lawyer
Child custody

How is Child Custody Decided in a Divorce?

Posted by brian on July 10, 2018

Child custody is granted by the court during a divorce. There are two options for child custody -joint and sole. In joint custody, both parents have equal rights in the child’s physical and legal decision-making. When sole custody is granted, only one parent makes the decisions. Physical custody includes the day-to-day activities and where the […]

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Child custody

How can a father win full custody in Round Rock?

Posted by brian on June 22, 2018

As a single father, there is nothing that you want more than full custody of your child. You want to do more than pay child support. You want to be your son or daughter’s main support system. You want to know that your little one is safe and sound under your roof, the peace of […]

Child custody

What is an unfit mother?

Posted by brian on June 11, 2018

Bad Parenting Being a parent isn’t easy, and you must always put your child’s best interests first. Below is an infographic with information on what an unfit mother is considered as; For more information on our Round Rock Family Law Attorney, please visit our site.

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What is an unfit mother considered as?

Posted by brian on June 8, 2018

Legally, what constitutes an unfit mother varies from state to state. Depending on local family law, the same evidence and conditions may lead to entirely different conclusions, which is why you should thoroughly familiarize yourself with the exact laws of your state. Here is an introduction to the definition of an unfit mother in Texas. […]

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How does child support work when you have 50/50 custody?

Posted by admin on February 12, 2018

Most courts agree that a child benefits from a strong relationship with both parents after a divorce. For this reason, there is a growing trend of 50/50 custody agreements. So how does this affect child support? Most states, Texas included, do not have very clear guidelines as to how child support works with 50/50 custody. […]

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Can Child Support Be Modified?

Posted by admin on January 17, 2018

Child support is typically paid until a child reaches the age of 18, but support payments very rarely stay the same throughout the child’s life. Sometimes child support payments are automatically increased when children reach milestone ages, but payments can also go up or down based on changes in the financial circumstances of either parent. […]

Child custody, Family Law

How to increase my chances of getting full custody during my divorce?

Posted by admin on December 18, 2017

Getting custody of your children is one of the most vital parts of any divorce. If children are in the mix, it’s imperative that they go to the right parent. This ensures a proper and stable upbringing, and this is why it takes the courts time in order to guarantee the custody has gone to […]

Child custody, Family Law

Tips for filing child custody in Texas

Posted by admin on December 11, 2017

In Texas, child custody (conservatorship) is usually granted by a family law judge who gives a verdict based on the dictum of the child’s best interest. Although the judge decides on the terms of conservatorship, there is always the presumption that joint custody is most beneficial to children. Below are three tips to help you […]