Sharing a child with a former partner can be challenging, especially when one or both parents choose to pursue sole custody of the child. Understanding the nuances of sole custody in Texas is paramount for those grappling with the complexities of child custody disputes. While the process can be complex…

Deciding how to handle childcare is often one of the most difficult parts of separating from a long-term partner. Knowing whether to seek sole custody, joint custody, or lesser rights can feel overwhelming, especially if you do not understand the possibilities. Whether you seek joint custody in Texas is your…

When you see child custody issues on the horizon, one of your first thoughts might be, How much does a child custody lawyer cost in Texas? If so, you are not alone. Most people’s automatic response is to do an internet search or run numbers to determine what the average…

Child custody battles are a major part of the family law process. The smooth transition from the custody battle to a cordial relationship between both parents is essential for the children involved in the case. Navigate your child custody battle with confidence and compassion by contacting The Stout Law Firm,…

Reasons for a Child Custody Modification Do you need help with a child custody modification? Contact an experienced Houston child custody lawyer today. Call The Stout Law Firm at 713-980-4300. When it comes to child custody battles and modifying a custody agreement, the court seeks to do that which is in the best…

Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act: What to Know We live in a mobile society where people are able to move with ease from one state to the next. When conservatorship of a child is at issue, the ease with which citizens move from state to state without restriction…

If you are a parent in Texas with questions about custody over your minor children, it is important to have an understanding of Texas child custody laws. Dealing with custody matters can be complicated and emotionally draining, but you don’t have to handle them alone. The Houston child custody and…

How to File for Child Custody in Texas Filing for custody of your child in Texas can create a messy and complicated legal battle with your spouse. It can also create a mess with the other parent of the child over child custody and support. If you plan on filing…

Unfortunately, there are times when a biological parent is not willing or able to care for their child, and the involvement of CPS is imminent.  Whether you are a relative, a person who has a relationship with the child, or a foster parent who has provided love and stability to…