Children and Parenting

Oftentimes, people going through a custody dispute want to have psychological evaluations to show the judge “who is lying” to the court about some issue or another. Conversely, some people going through psychological evaluations in a custody case become concerned that the other person will “lie” to the evaluator through charm or outright deception and sway the results of the evaluation.
Continue Reading Can a psychological evaluation in a custody case determine who is lying?

It was May 29, 2008, a day I will never forget. I was representing Royce Sigler in his divorce action and two months prior we had obtained him temporary primary conservatorship of his two daughters, Tanya age 6, and Ksneya age 4. His Wife, Katya, was a Russian citizen and when the children were born here in Texas, she obtained dual citizenship for both girls.
Continue Reading A Journey for a Texas Father to Bring Home His Kidnapped Daughters from Russia

What exactly is the Right of First Refusal? The Right of First Refusal requires a parent in possession of the children to notify the other parent if they are going to be away from the children for a certain extended period of time while in possession of the children. This allows the parent not in possession of the children the ability to have the children in lieu of the other parent having someone else watch the children.
Continue Reading The Right of First Refusal – Is It Really in the Child’s Best Interest?

Before, during and after divorce, parents struggle the most with effective co-parenting with their spouse or ex-spouse. When going through a divorce in Texas, the most important thing a parent can do for their child is to continue to communicate with their ex-spouse and foster their child’s relationship with the other parent.
Continue Reading Co-Parenting Is Not Just an Idea, It Is a Necessity