Decision-making by co-parents in a custody order

Parenting is hard when two co-parents do not agree about how best to serve their children’s needs. Houston parents may have different ideas and beliefs about whether it is best to have their children vaccinated, if particular diets are beneficial to their health, or...

Custody issues and the gender-nonconforming child

Your child has always marched to the beat of their own drum, and they’re increasingly disinterested in conforming to any kind of gender rules. Maybe your little boy likes to wear dresses and play with dolls. Maybe your little girl has gone from a “tomboy” to a...

What do judges look at for modifications?

Many people may worry their divorce decrees are set in stone. Yours may have seemed fine when you and your former spouse finalized it. But you may want to revisit it as circumstances change. If they have, it’s important to know what judges consider when ruling on...

Do this when you have to negotiate child custody

Dealing with child custody matters isn’t always easy, but the situation is almost always better when both parents can work as a team. This starts when you’re working out the parenting plan, which is what governs how custody and visitation of the children will be...