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Category: Family Law/CPS

How Old Can a Child be to Refuse Visitation?


In Texas, children, or those under 18, cannot refuse visitation. The reason for this is that visitation is an essential right of all parents that simply can’t be taken away. Even if a parent requests a modification of the visitation order, they must convince the court that doing so would be in the child’s best… read more

Joint Bank Accounts and Divorces


How Are Bank Accounts Handled During Divorce in Texas? Many married couples opt to hold their money in joint accounts, giving each spouse equal access to funds they can use for paying utility bills, making mortgage payments, and buying groceries, among others. Some couples also keep most of their earnings in a joint bank account… read more

Texas Grandparent Rights


Whether you are a grandparent or other family member, you want to ensure that the children in your life are cared and provided for. If the biological parents are unfit to properly care for their children due to addiction and substance abuse, incarceration, mental health issues or have created an environment of abuse or neglect,… read more

Why Does TX Divorce Take so Long?


If you’re considering filing for divorce in Texas, you’re probably wondering how long it would take to get one. Any reputable San Antonio divorce attorney will tell you that the divorce process and timeline will differ from one case to another because of the different factors involved in each case. A simple change in any… read more

Compelling Transparency in Texas CPS Cases


Texas Child Protective Services (“CPS”), a division of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (“DFPS”), does not like to provide answers or information about their cases. Despite a series of reforms to increase transparency in CPS investigations and legal cases, CPS routinely fails to notify parents, relatives, and foster parents of their rights… read more