By Robert Reid McInvale | Published January 16, 2014 | | |
- Child Custody
- Family Law
- Child Support
Child custody agreements begin with assigning custody, or conservatorship, and determining the financial responsibilities of each parent. Whether you have shared custody or one parent is the sole conservator, you must present a parenting plan for court approval that details the rights and duties of each parent. Once the court signs off on the plan, Read MoreRead More
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 MoreRead More
The Texas Family Code uses different legal terms to describe custody roles and functions, which can be confusing for people who are used to hearing words like custody, custodian, visitation, and other familiar divorce terms. For example, under the Texas Family Code, a conservator is a custodian—usually a parent who has responsibilities and duties to Read MoreRead More
Robert Reid McInvale is an experienced family law attorney with a comprehensive practice in Houston. 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.