In Texas, family law labels parents as managing conservators or possessory conservators (or in some cases a parent may not have conservatorship over a child). A managing conservator has access, possession, and decision-making rights about the child. A possessory conservator has only the right to possession. Even if both parents are managing conservators, the child […]
Can I take my child on vacation if I only have visitation rights in Dallas?
Noncustodial parents (either a possessory conservator or a non-primary managing conservator in Texas law lingo) have rights to visitation during certain school breaks and vacations. During these periods of possession, the parent may take the child on a vacation, though the child custody order may contain certain child visitation restrictions. Be sure to review your […]
How to Change Child Visitation Schedule in Dallas
In the event of a divorce where children are involved, a custody and visitation agreement is either agreed upon by the parents or decided and ordered by a judge and/or court. If you currently have court-ordered child visitation rights or limitations in Dallas that you are hoping to change, a legal modification of court orders […]
Dallas Parents: Learn How to Write a Parenting Plan
Divorce can be tough on children. That’s why Texas law requires that parents clearly define their duties and obligations in a document. In Texas, a parenting plan is a document that clearly defines the obligations, rights and duties of the child’s parents after a divorce. The parenting plan should foster the development of a close […]