Category: Family Law

Family Law is a category in our Fort Worth Family law Blog. Bob Leonard is a Board Certified Family Law Attorney

Custody FAQ’s

Do I Have Joint or Sole Custody?  What Does that Mean? Joint Custody = Parents share rights and duties with respect to the children.  In this instance, both parents made decisions about medical, educational and other issues.  Typically, one parent will have the right to designate the residence of the child; this person is referred [..]

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Summer Standard Possession Schedule

If you have a Standard Possession Schedule*, April is a very important month.  Here are some tips to help make sense of what can be a confusing section of your court orders with respect to your children. April 1st, Deadline for Non-Primary Parent to Designate their Summer Possession Period Most standard possession schedule orders allow [..]

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Child Support Solutions

Child Support is a Long Term Obligation Although the parents are no longer married or together, they are yoked for co-parenting.  Most people can work through that given enough time. But child support?  It creates a continuous conflict and this battle can go on until the children age out when they turn eighteen. For some [..]

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Best in Fort Worth

2017 Fort Worth Top Family Law Attorney  Bob Leonard made the best family law attorneys in Fort Worth, Texas list again. The December 2017 issue of Fort Worth Magazine includes a list of the Top Attorney’s in Fort Worth. Every year, Fort Worth Magazine creates a list of the best in town. This year the Top Attorneys are [..]

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Summer Possession Survival

Summer Possession . . .  Summer possession can be the best time of the year for the whole family.  All it takes is a little thought ahead of time.  Check out this survival guide to help divorced and separated parents ease their children’s adjustment to the summer visitation schedule.  Child custody attorney Bob Leonard has [..]

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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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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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