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The Travis County Associate Judges have announced their rules for remote hearings during the COVID-19 shutdown. My initial questions are how will they determine for which cases get a hearing other than those specified in the procedures, and how witness coaching from...
Both the Family Code, Texas case law, and even the US Supreme Court set a high bar to allow 3rd parties to seek custody of children against parents. One way to lower that bar dramatically is to voluntarily give rights to a 3rd party in an order. In the Interest of...
IIO T.R.H., 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 3501 (Tex. App. - Beaumont May 17, 2018) This is a cautionary tale out of the Beaumont Court of Appeals. In a SAPCR the Mother and Father agreed that the paternal grandmother would have possession of the child for two weeks each...