Enforcing Child Custody Orders: Make Sure You Get to See Your Kids Over the Holidays

As we approach the holiday season, time with your child can seem even more precious. But when you’re co-parenting with an ex, getting to spend time with your children over the holidays can quickly become complicated. If your ex has a pattern of ignoring your visitation schedule, you should know what to do to make sure [...]

2018-10-01T22:44:27+00:00October 1st, 2018|

How Does a Protective Order Affect My Child Custody Rights?

Is your ex trying to get a protective order against you? If you were recently served with an application for a protective order and have an upcoming hearing, you need to act quickly. There are serious repercussions to a protective order that could impact your life in many ways, including your child custody rights. At [...]

2018-10-02T17:17:10+00:00September 26th, 2018|

What Are the Repercussions of a Protective Order on Child Custody Cases?

When domestic violence harms you or your children, a protective order provides a layer of much-needed security. However, many of us may not fully understand the repercussions of a protective order. Below, we outline what a protective, or restraining order, can (and can’t) do to protect your children. At Angela Faye Brown & Associates, our priority [...]

2018-10-01T22:30:30+00:00September 4th, 2018|

Answering Your Questions About Child Custody Laws in Texas

Couples contemplating divorce generally have many questions concerning child custody laws in Texas. In this post, we lay out some of the basics, and address some common concerns. At Angela Faye Brown & Associates we specialize in child custody law. We help divorcing couples manage their separation in the best interests of their child. This often means [...]

2018-10-01T22:31:49+00:00August 21st, 2018|

How Does Legal Separation in Texas Work? 

Divorces can take a long time to finalize. Some settle quickly, but most take a year or even longer. During that period, married couples are not expected to act married or even live together. By the time a couple has filed for divorce, the wheels have already been set in motion. In other marriages, separation [...]

2018-10-01T22:32:18+00:00August 7th, 2018|

Do I Need a Will?

According to reports, up to 70% of Americans do not have a Will in place. It's not just that most people simply don't know how to write a Will. In fact, I often ask people what has prevented them from getting a Will and the answer I most commonly hear is either ‘I’m not rich; [...]

2018-07-31T22:15:22+00:00July 31st, 2018|

Court Ordered Drug Testing in Child Custody Cases

We're sure you want the best for your child. And sometimes, that means asking the court to subject the other parent to court ordered drug testing in child custody cases. This isn't a tactic to use lightly, but it may be vital to the safety of your family. If you feel you should have the [...]

2018-10-01T22:36:44+00:00May 29th, 2018|

What to Know About Seeking Child Custody Modification in Texas

Many people who go through a custody battle think the matter is set in stone once you sign the original custody agreement papers. But what if circumstances change? Or you feel that the agreement doesn't meet your child's needs? Under Texas law, you can seek a child custody modification. Keep in mind that only a few [...]

2018-10-01T22:33:15+00:00May 24th, 2018|

FAMILY VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDERS

What is a Protective Order?   A protective order is a court order that can protect the life, limb, and emotional well-being of you or a family member (the "Protected Person"), from someone who has committed an act of family violence (the "Restricted Person"). Typically, a protective order prohibits the Restricted Person from contacting, going [...]

2018-08-06T08:44:29+00:00February 5th, 2018|
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