Blog Posts in March, 2016

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  • How to Prove Substance Abuse
    How to Prove Substance Abuse

    What kind of testing for substance abuse is available if I suspect the other parent has a substance/alcohol abuse issue? Family code 3041.5 sets forth that the Court is authorized to order drug or ...

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  • Protecting Your Child From Exposure to Addiction & Alcoholism
    Protecting Your Child From Exposure to Addiction & Alcoholism

    In deriving a parenting plan that is in the child's best interest, the court shall consider a parent's habitual or continual use of not only illegal drugs, but also prescription drugs and alcohol ...

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  • Does Moving Out Effect Your Custody or Visitation Orders?
    Does Moving Out Effect Your Custody or Visitation Orders?

    Family code 3011(c) sets forth that the Court shall not consider the parent's absence or relocation from the family home in determine custody or visitation if either: 1) absence is of short duration ...

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  • The Impact of Domestic Violence on Court Orders
    The Impact of Domestic Violence on Court Orders

    Family code 3011 sets forth that if a party seeking custody has perpetrated domestic violence against the other party seeking custody or against the child's siblings in the last 5 years, there is a ...

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