Category: Child Custody

Board Certified Family Law Attorney Bob Leonard is a Child Custody Specialist and Blogs on Family Law Issues this Category: Child Custody

Legal Terms Glossary: Understanding “Legalese” in Family Law

Legal Terms Glossary to Help You Understand Your Family Law Attorney Legal Terms are Confusing Legal Terms can be really confusing.  Most professions have jargon used only in their profession.  Most other groups have some of their own language.  But, we can all agree that attorneys are the worst! Legal Terms Cause Miscommunication Attorneys have [..]

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Attorney Ad Litem: What is That?

“What is an Attorney Ad Litem?  Why Did the Judge Appoint Another Attorney in My Case?” ” Fort Worth, Texas Expert guardianship attorney who also serves as an attorney ad litem discusses what an attorney ad litem is for”.    These two questions come up nearly every time we have a probate heirship or a [..]

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Children and Child Custody: Preparing for a Successful Divorce Part Two

Preparing for a Successful Divorce:  Children and Child Custody; Knowledge is Power Children and child custody may be your first though when considering divorce.  It may be something you have pondered for awhile or it may be that an event has caused an immediate breakdown of your marriage.  You may have been unexpectedly served with divorce [..]

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Divorce with Special Needs Child

Divorce with Special Needs Child: Challenges Divorcing parents of a special needs child face additional challenges.  When entering into a divorce with children, parents typically consider the best interests of their children. As parents of a special needs child, it is especially important to pay particular attention to how the divorce affects the child. Raising [..]

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Coping: Holiday Conflict Resolution

Holiday Conflict Is a Reality Posting near holidays presents a real dilemma.  I want to post pictures of feasts and family celebrations, kids hunting eggs, unwrapping gifts, lighting the Menorah or Kinarah, decorating the Christmas tree, blowing out birthday candles and watching fireworks. I also recognize that the holidays can be a stressful time for divorced families, [..]

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Grandparent Rights

Grandparent Rights:  Protecting, Raising Grandchildren Grandparent rights have changed over the years. It’s more complicated now, but a skilled family law attorney can still help Grandparents protect their grandchildren. Grandparents step in every day to help raise their grandchildren. New Law for Grandparent Rights In the past, it was common for the courts to allow [..]

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Common Divorce Questions

Fort Worth attorney Bob Leonard Answers 16 common divorce questions in Fort Worth, Texas. Commonly asked divorce questions answered by Bob Leonard, Board certified family law attorney practicing in Fort Worth, Texas. Bob has compiled a list of common divorce questions.  ” Most clients come into my office with one or more of these common divorce [..]

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Divorce Court: What the Judge Can and Cannot Do

WHAT THE DIVORCE COURT CAN AND CANNOT DO Several times a year, I hear from someone (usually prospective clients) who want something that the courts just can’t deliver. So here is what a court can and cannot do. The Divorce Court Can Divide Marital Property and Order Action Courts can order someone to pay a certain amount of [..]

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