While many infants born in Texas live with both parents, there are situations in which relationships end before or soon after a child is born. In these situations, child custody and visitation issues are often a significant concern.
On September 1st hundreds of new laws went into effect in Texas, including laws that raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 and laws that allow women to pump breast milk anywhere they want. But the question we all want to know is: What laws went into effect that may affect me?
A Lengthy (but Informative!) Blog on the Hurdles to Obtaining Rights as a Grandparent
Summertime is a change of pace for most families. The school schedule goes away (unless the children have summer school), and children enjoy a different rhythm to their days with day camps and sleep away camps; parents often enjoy a vacation or two with their children. For divorced families under the Texas Standard Possession Order, the possession schedule changes in summer, too.
More than likely, when you envisioned having a child, you never anticipated that your relationship with your baby's other parent would end, especially when your child was just an infant. For many new parents, that is an unfortunate reality.
What happens when holidays that are special to you and your family aren't part of the "Standard Possession Order"?