Paternity and Child Custody Lawyer in McAllen Texas
If parents live in different states there would need to apply for an interstate custody arrangement. During this process, the state court would handle the case.
A judge takes into consideration different circumstances such as:
-Home Environment Each Parent Provides
-Distance Amongst the Parent’s House
-The Child’s/Children’s Preference
-The Parents Capability to Take Care of Their Children
-The Parents Income/Employment
In Texas, parents may choose to file a proposed parenting plan before the court. Otherwise, the court will decide on a custody arrangement for them. In the state of Texas, courts prefer joint custody arrangements so the child keeps a relationship with both parents. This type of custody means that the child or children live with one parent, while the other parent only has visitations. Most of the time Texas courts require both parents to take mandatory parenting classes, however, the court can also grant a waiver. Texas law is set to always look to be in the best interest of the child. At the same time, Abogado Guerrero looks for the best interest of your family by providing the best outcome possible for your child or children.
In Texas paternity can be established in two ways, either voluntarily by signing an Acknowledgment of Paternity or involuntarily by a court order. After establishing paternity, the father would be able to gain legal rights to their child. Contact Abogado Guerrero today if you are looking to establish paternity for your child 956-313-9333.