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Co-Parenting: If She Can Do It…

Some parents can support their children relatively easily after a divorce; some cannot. For those who cannot, a surprising role model comes to us in the form of Madonna Louise Ciccone, better known to the world as Madonna. According to The New York Times, Madonna and her ex-husband Guy Ritchie teamed up on a weekend Read More

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Alienation: The Low Road to High Conflict

In many divorce cases, claims of alienation are quick to surface when one party feels mistreated, either by the other party or by children of the marriage that is ending. In some cases, it is an empty attempt to gain the upper hand in a custody conflict; in other cases, evidence exists to support the Read More

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Ongoing Drama for Baby Veronica

In a case sure to be studied from many angles for years, the contested custody battle over the little girl known as Baby Veronica” took a criminal turn in early August when a felony warrant for custodial interference was issued for Dusten Brown, Baby Veronica’s biological father. I recently discussed the U.S. Supreme Court decision Read More

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What is the Difference Between Sole Managing Conservatorship and Joint Managing Conservatorship With Respect To Child Custody?

There are different legal designations with respect to child custody in Texas that describe the rights and responsibilities of the parents. The presumed, or default, arrangement is joint managing conservatorship. This means both parents share in the important decisions and responsibilities concerning their child, which include the following: Education Religion and moral instruction Medical care, Read More

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Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl: The Drama Of Baby Veronica

In a heartbreaking case that has drawn national attention, three-year-old Baby Veronica appears to be moving back to South Carolina and the home of the only parents she knew for the first two years of her life. When her adoptive parents sought to finalize their adoption of Veronica, the birth father, Dusten Brown, reasserted parental Read More

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Can a Stepparent Seek Child Possession in Texas?

Stepparents can play an important role in the upbringing of a child. In most cases, though, their legal right to child possession (custody) in Texas is limited. However, non-relatives who have played an important role in the child’s life and acted as a primary caretaker may be able to gain legal custody in certain circumstances. Read More

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How Is Child Custody Handled if One Parent Relocates?

In most cases, Texas courts find that it is in the best interests of the child to have regular, ongoing contact with both parents. Therefore, if the custodial parent wants to relocate, he or she must prove that circumstances are such that the benefits to the child will outweigh the costs of the distance from Read More

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Modifying Your Child Custody Order

Going through a divorce is often a traumatic and difficult time of life. When children are involved, it can be especially hard to come to terms over custody issues. It is important to note that with the passage of time after a divorce, circumstances often change necessitating modifications to a child custody order. While this Read More

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Enforcing or Challenging an Out-of-State Child Custody Order in Texas

Child custody is a complex area of family law. Attempts are usually made to apply the standard of best interests of the child. But when a protracted custody battle ensues, court decisions about child custody may leave all parties with a painful and unsatisfactory resolution. It is important to realize that you might be able Read More

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What is Meant by the Best Interests of the Child Standard?

No matter how contentious a divorce becomes, the parties are expected to abide by the public policy of the state of Texas requiring them to always act with the best interests of their child or children in mind. The courts apply the best interests of the child standard to issues such as custody, support and Read More

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Robert Reid McInvale is an experienced family law attorney with a comprehensive practice in Lubbock. He provides dedicated and strong advocacy for his clients, helping them with all the issues surrounding their divorce, separation, child custody, and other marriage and family matters. Attorney McInvale—Reid to clients and friends—seemed destined for a law career. Born while his father was attending Emory University Law School, Reid grew up in Manchester, GA. His father was the city attorney for many years, as well as head of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce. It is in the family blood to become lawyers and help people get justice. U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall is part of the McInvale family tree.

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