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December 2018 Archives

Are Texas Courts Taking a Closer Look at the 50/50 Possession Schedule?

Under the Texas Family Code, the "standard possession schedule" typically allows the possessory conservator to have possession of the child every 1st, 3rd, and 5th weekends of the month and every Thursday night. The law presumes that this schedule is in the best interest of the child. Reasonably so, judges will often default to this possession schedule when finalizing divorce proceedings that involve minor children if there is no agreement between the parties.

Contested v. Uncontested Divorces in Texas

A contested divorce is one in which the parties cannot agree on either getting a divorce or about the specific terms of the divorce, such as child support payments, property or asset division, debt allocation, and custody arrangements. Conversely, an uncontested divorce is one in which the parties agree on all aspects of the divorce proceedings and do not need court intervention to help finalize the terms.

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