An important deadline contained in Texas divorce decrees in which to designate your intended 30 days of extended summer possession is April 1st. The Texas Standard Possession Order awards a non-primary parent the 1st, 3rd, and 5th weekends of the summer months as well as 30 days extended summer possession in the summer.
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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?

Failure to submit your desired dates on or before April 1 of each year may result in you having no choice regarding your extended summer possession in a given year.
Continue Reading FAQ: Does the primary conservator have the ability to disagree with the dates that I have designated for my periods of summer possession and require that I select different dates?

Pull out those school calendars and determine when spring break occurs for your child(ren) this year
Continue Reading Spring Break 2013: In Texas, the standard possession order awards the primary parent possession of the child(ren) for spring break in odd-numbered years.

If you show up at the time and place designated in the order and you are denied possession of the child, it would be helpful to document your attempt to obtain possession of your child.
Continue Reading Frequently Asked Question: What do I do if I am supposed to have possession of my child, but the other parent has stated that they are not going to surrender the child?