One of the most challenging issues that a divorced couple can face as they’re co-parenting is if one or both parties aren’t following the provisions within the divorce decree. It’s a tricky issue, because the divorce decree is a legal document that aims to cover all...
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If you follow the standard possession orders for parenting time in the Texas Family Code, as many divorced parents in Texas do, there’s a specific section for spring break, but it’s different for parents who live 100 miles apart or less than it is for parents who live more than 100 miles apart.
The issue of how parenting time works for parents in different states usually brings two different factors in play for Texas: One is how state laws can differ, though that’s typically not a factor if the current decree is for the state where the child primarily resides. The other is what happens when parents live more than 100 miles apart.
Here are some points of contention that couples with children might have as they’re working on their decree.
Parents who have gone through a divorce often don't see eye to eye on a number of issues. That's often a contributor to why the couple got a divorce in the first place, and even though they're still required to communicate with each other as parents of their shared...
When a couple with children gets divorced, child support is a big part of the discussion and the decree. But that discussion can, and often does, continue even after the decree is entered. A lot of that has to do with a person's ability to pay the court-ordered...
When you and your ex-spouse are having a dispute about child support, there is an alternative that is often quicker, more civil, and less rigid than court. Rather than scheduling a date to fight it out in court, it is possible that you and your ex can meet in an...
I've recently been working on modification cases, bringing together couples who managed to come to some sort of understanding on an initial divorce decree, but are now looking to make changes. Why does this happen? Unfortunately, far too often, it's one parent wanting...
When couples with children get divorced, the divorce decree doesn't just set the terms for the end of the marriage, it establishes how they'll go forward as parents. Over time, circumstances might lead one or both parents to seek modification to the...