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Smoothing out legal co-parenting pitfalls during holidays
Your client, a divorced parent, is planning their first holiday season under new co-parenting arrangements. As an attorney, the single best piece of advice you can give your client is this: If the client anticipates a legal ...
Terminating parental rights: How much does a child's voice matter?
A recent Texas Court of Appeals case illustrates the series of considerations and “balancing acts” that ultimately lead a court to sever parental rights. One of those considerations is the child’s expressed desire.
State courts are refining the concept of ‘psychological parent’
One out of three marriages in the United States are likely to include blended families, as in In Re C.J.C. Are legislatures being short-sighted or are they being puritanical? The best interests of children remain of primary ...