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Geographic Restrictions and Moving with Children: A Mark L. Scroggins Podcast and Video

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Geographic Restrictions in Texas Divorces In Texas divorces involving child custody, and in child custody cases and modifications, the court with jurisdiction over the case can order geographic restrictions on the residence of children. In most cases, geographic restrictions are limited to one county and the contiguous neighboring counties. In other examples, there may be a restriction set based on the distance from the child’s home city. Geographic...

Understanding and Being Prepared for Your Temporary Order Hearing In this podcast, Mark L. Scroggins, the divorce lawyer Frisco, TX families turn to for help, tells us how important it is to be prepared for a temporary order hearing and what to expect. Listen to the podcast to learn what generally happens, resolving issues in temporary orders hearings in Texas. For example, Mark talks about who is...

What Not to Do When Divorcing in Texas Mark L. Scroggins offers tips on what not to do when divorcing in this podcast. As Mark explains, all you are doing is causing yourself more problems when you cut off funds to your spouse, engage in dallying tactics, start new relationships during your divorce, and when you make those nasty comments about your spouse. Your credibility is important...

Family Lawyer Collin County TX No two divorces are exactly alike.  Each is unique, and there are countless scenarios that result in appointment of conservatorship and possession and access. The right to determine the primary residence of the child is most often awarded to one parent. This right is typically accompanied by a geographic restriction as it applies to the child’s primary residence. The question often becomes...

About child custody modification suits In this edition of the monthly Scroggins Law Group Divorce and Family Law Podcast, Mark L. Scroggins talks about the common reasons for and what to expect in a child custody modification suit, when the previously entered custody order no longer works. Scroggins Law Group serves families in Dallas, Denton, and Collin Counties with offices in Dallas and Frisco, Texas. With questions about...

Family Lawyer Frisco TX Mark L. Scroggins is a family lawyer Frisco, TX can trust to advise and represent you on a variety of family law matters. Should you get a prenuptial agreement before getting married?  Great question. How do I proceed with the divorce when all attempts at saving the marriage have failed? How do I protect myself and my assets if I think a divorce is likely, but...

The Texas Divorce Process is Unique to Every Family The two main pieces of Texas divorce cases are issues involving children and property. Because a divorce with child custody and property issues can be stressful and challenging, Mark Scroggins and his team of trial attorneys and paralegals create a strategy that fits you and your family. As a result, you can rest assured that your goals and...

Divorce Lawyer The temporary order hearing is to address items pertaining to the immediate status and welfare of the individuals of your case on a temporary basis. In a divorce with children, the focus of this hearing usually is who remains in the marital residence, who makes decisions for the children, who gets possession of the children and when, if anyone shall receive child support or temporary...

Family Attorney Collin County, TX If a divorcing couple has minor children, the spouse with the higher income is typically expected to pay child support. These payments are meant to maintain a child’s existing standard of living. The courts expect that that custodial parents are using the payments to take care of the kids’ needs and won’t monitor their spending habits. Family lawyers provide a further look...

Marital patterns are affected by social and economic events, as well as by changes in cultural attitudes and behaviors. Changes in the patterns of marriage and divorce affect family life and other interactions on a day by day basis. Recent studies have shown that millennials are choosing to wait longer to get married and are staying married longer thus contributing as the main drivers in the...