The State of Texas changed the law affecting how parties prove whether a material and substantial change in circumstances occurred in modification cases.
A parent or child’s circumstances will often change after a court issues an order on child custody. Maybe you have a new job opportunity in another city. Maybe your former spouse remarried and there are problems between your child and the new step-parent. Maybe the other parent simply isn’t giving you the time you are […]
The circumstances of a child or parent often change after entry of a final decree of divorce. This article discusses when a court can modify the possession order regarding child custody after a divorce. You can follow this link to learn more about the General Rules for Child Custody. I previously wrote about Modifying Child […]
The financial circumstances of a child or parent often change after entry of a final decree of divorce or other order requiring payment of child support. This article discusses when a court may modify the amount of child support an obligor must pay. Follow this link to learn more about the General Rules for Child […]
Yes – you can seek to modify the child custody (possession) portion of your final decree of divorce after your divorce. This article provides information on common situations in which a parent may seek to modify their child’s possession schedule as well as the legal requirements to successfully get a modification. A court may modify […]