Austin Family Law Blog

Check out some of our blogs from expert family law attorney, Raul Sandoval, Jr on child support and divorce. Mr. Sandoval aims to help you as much as possible with your legal needs in Williamson County, Hays County, Travis County and Austin, Texas.

Legal Options if Your Child is in Danger with Co-Parent

Legal Options if Your Child is in Danger with Co-Parent

It can be terrifying to realize that you or your child is in danger as a result of threats made or actions taken by a co-parent. In some cases, such as when a co-parent threatens to take a child or children from the home, the other parent should take immediate action...

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What to Do if a Co-Parent Threatens to Take a Child

What to Do if a Co-Parent Threatens to Take a Child

Navigating divorce and custody cases can be stressful and challenging. Unfortunately, in some instances, the strain is magnified when a co-parent threatens to take a child or children from the home. Such situations can leave the other parent feeling overwhelmed,...

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How to Collect Overdue Child Support

How to Collect Overdue Child Support

Consistent child support payments are important not just for the parent receiving the payments, but for the health and well being of the child or children. Missed child support payments can seriously impact the life of a child and it is important to make sure overdue...

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5 Things to Consider Regarding Child Custody Visitation

5 Things to Consider Regarding Child Custody Visitation

When navigating divorce and child custody, one of the trickiest challenges is dividing the time a child or children spend with each parent. The Texas Family Code provides a standard, called a Standard Possession Order, to make this process easier and many courts...

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What is a Standard Possession Order?

What is a Standard Possession Order?

When determining visitation for the children of divorced or separated parents, the court’s first consideration is the well-being of the child. The Texas Family Code requires visitation schedules to provide a stable and consistent experience for the child and limit...

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What Happens When Co-Parents Disagree About Education?

What Happens When Co-Parents Disagree About Education?

Where and how your child will be educated is a very important topic, and one that becomes more complex if co-parents have differing opinions. The legal right for co-parents to make decisions about their children’s education is determined by conservatorship, which also...

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What is Residency Restriction?

What is Residency Restriction?

When navigating a divorce or child custody case, an important issue that emerges for co-parents is that of child residency restriction. Residency restriction orders are very common in divorce and custody cases and dictate where a child or children are allowed to live...

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What is Conservatorship?

What is Conservatorship?

Conservatorship is an important aspect of child custody that is often overlooked or forgotten by parents. When navigating split custody of a child or children, many parents focus on visitation and child support. Their immediate concern is often what they will pay or...

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What to Look for in a Family Law Attorney

What to Look for in a Family Law Attorney

If you’re in the position of trying to find a good family law attorney in your area, chances are you are navigating a challenging period of your life. It is difficult enough to respond to situations such as divorce, domestic violence, or a child custody battle, and...

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