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Working with Texas courts to get custody

If you are unhappy with the current child custody setup you have with your children, it is possible that you do not know which way to turn. You may contemplate trying to negotiate with the other parent in the hopes that this will lead to change. If you already have a child custody agreement in place that involved the child custody courts in Texas, however, it is likely that going through the courts again is your only viable option.

Adding your ex's new significant other to the co-parenting mix

Your former spouse has a new significant other in their life. Your kids like this person and the feeling is mutual. While this is good for everyone, it's normal to have mixed feelings about the situation. However, it's important to get past whatever negative feelings you may harbor about someone who's now part of your life and your children's lives and work to help them be a positive force for your children.

Why should paternity be established in Texas?

The birth of a baby should be one of the handful of greatest days in a person's life. You should want to announce it loudly and proudly, calling friends and sharing photos of the little one on social media. However, some unmarried fathers in Texas and throughout the United States try to avoid confirming they are a new daddy, thinking that it means they will be subject to child support immediately.

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