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How to Prepare for a Custody Hearing?

Are you wondering how to prepare for a custody hearing? Here are 5 considerations to help you from our founding attorney, Jennifer Hargrave.

How to Juggle Commitments as a Newly Single Parent

Divorce comes with many challenges, not least of which is how to handle commitments as a newly single parent? Here are a few tips.

How Do Texas Courts Define the Child’s Best Interests?

How do Texas courst define the child's best interests? Click through to find out from Dallas-based divorce firm, Hargrave Family Law.

Looking for advice about parenting through divorce? Understand your rights and responsibilities as a parent during a divorce and find articles on how to best support your children during the process. While every child is different, there are ways to make it easier for everyone involved.

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Insights Into a Successful Co-Parenting Relationship

Insights Into a Successful Co-Parenting Relationship

Divorce or separation can be a challenging and emotional process, particularly when children are involved. As parents navigate the complexities of co-parenting, establishing a solid co-parenting agreement can be instrumental in promoting stability, communication, and...

Out-of-State Visitation Rights

Out-of-State Visitation Rights

In our world of increasing mobility and economic volatility, it is not surprising that more and more families are moving across state lines. If you have an Order (e.g., a Divorce Decree, Custody Order, etc.), then you will need to review your Order carefully to understand your rights. For parents who have the exclusive right to determine the primary residence of the children, it is very likely that there is a geographic restriction on where you can live with your children.

Texas Child Custody Evaluations

Texas Child Custody Evaluations

Not every case involving children requires a child custody evaluation, as most parents are able to agree between themselves what is best for their children. But there are situations where having the opinion of a neutral expert trained and qualified to conduct child custody evaluations can be incredibly helpful, as the evaluator has the opportunity to do a deep dive into the child’s relationship with the caregivers, the home environment, the child’s preferences, special needs of the child, mental health of the parties and/or child, and the ability of the parents to provide for this specific child’s needs.

Dealing with the Brokenness of Life (Amazing Life Lessons)

Dealing with the Brokenness of Life (Amazing Life Lessons)

For the past 16 years, I have professionally lived my life in a world where day in and day out, I am sitting with people who are experiencing the brokenness in life. It can be brokenness from a broken promise, brokenness from a broken relationship, a broken heart. Sometimes it’s broken family relationships, maybe with children or grandchildren. In all of this brokenness, there are some amazing life lessons that I’ve learned.