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Our team specializes in constitutional law principles as they apply in family law, working across multiple states to develop a deep understanding of how family law is implemented in different jurisdictions. We bring expertise in addressing challenges to constitutional rights in family law cases and provide comprehensive counter-arguments. With a focus on protecting parental rights and advocating for clients, we stay updated on legal trends and judicial opinions, offering innovative solutions to courts struggling with the complexities of parental demands for justice. Whether it's navigating different procedural rules, legal cultures, or state-specific approaches to family law, our experienced team collaborates with pro se parents needing to communicate parental rights principles to their attorneys, and with attorneys to help provide effective representation from start to finish, increasing the liklihood of more favorable outcomes in state and federal trial cases and appeals.

New Bill SB 816 Filed to Challenge Best Interest of the

Senator Campbell just filed a Bill yesterday that has the potential to put an end to the abuses created by “best interest of the child” standards. S

GAL Program Found to Be Operating Unethically for Years

A volunteer Guardian Ad Litem, Cynthia Bemis, and its VGAL program was found by Judge Anita Farris in Washington State, Snohomish County Superior Court to be en

Bullying abounds at big law firms, but it often goes un

Workplace standards in many law firms remain in the Dark Ages. According to this study, bullying and lack of respect plagues many law firms. The study does not

Iowa Proposed Joint Custody Bills Getting Major Push Ba

It looks like Iowa is trying to move closer to an equal parenting presumption and their idea of an equal parenting law. Iowa has a House Bill and a sister Senat

Equal Parenting and Mental Health

Download, print, and take this Legislative talk sheet with you to present to your legislators: Equal-Parenting-Effects-on-Mental-Health

Missouri’s Proposed Equal Parenting Bill —

Missouri has filed a House and a Senate Bill this year for equal parenting. Senate Bill (SB 377) was the newest Bill to be filed. This Bill adds an equal parent

Legislative Bills in Texas – Find a Bill

If you want to find a Bill currently being proposed in Texas, you can Find your Bill number here. The current proposed equal parenting bill is HB 453 sponsored

Teen Mom 2 Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin Settle on No

Kail and Javi settle on 50 50 parenting and no child support.

Live Stream Video and Audio of Testimony on Legislative

Go here for live Recordings and Broadcasts of Floor and Committee Meetings and Hearings www.txlegis.com Proceedings Floor proceedings of the senate and the hous

Legislative Dates and Status of Bills in Texas 85th Ses

You can follow the status of Bills, how to contact your legislator, find important Bill dates, and how a legislator voted all through this link: Texas Legislatu

Noncustodial Parents in Illinois Can Receive Child Supp

See the case In Re Marriage of Turk (Illinois Supreme Court 2014). The court ruled that the custodial parent can be made to pay the noncustodial parent to allev

Illinois has a New Way to Calculate Child Support

“Up until now, Illinois has followed the “Percentage of Income” model of child support, calculating support based on a flat percentage of only the non-res

Which legislators are interested in family law bills in

  There are multiple bills sponsored already in Texas that affect the parent-child relationship in one way or another. One bill makes it criminal for a Gua

Education Suffers when Parents are Denied Equal Parenti

Remember that many Ph.D.’s will refer to “shared parenting”. Don’t let them get away with that. Insist on equal parenting as the startin

Support for Equal Parenting is Good for Children…

Forcing parents into high conflict litigation over rights each parent already has before they walk through the court doors, is harmful to children. Yep, even wh

Equal Parenting Bill in Texas – Second Most Searc

You know your doing good when the equal parenting bill is searched more than a gun carry bill. Second only to a bathroom bill.        If you want

Parental Rights Bill Template for Texas

You can take this Bill to your legislators in Texas and ask them to sponsor it. AN ACT for Parental Rights v2_1 FFC Bill They will add a Bill number to it and t

Wyoming has a Proposed Parental Rights Bill that could

Wyoming has a proposed parental rights bill, HB0153. And it is a really good one. Super simple and to the point. Hooray! But don’t get too excited yet. It

Nevermind applying Constitutional law to your court mot

Finding yourself stuck in the maze of Family Court life, you are likely to run into a situation where you feel helpless (um, yeah that’s why you’re

Writing Policy: Citing Wikipedia

Fix Family Courts was founded to help parents and their family law attorneys. It is not designed to provide academic or scholarly work. Our publications are des

Interpreting the Constitution

Many people believe that it is exclusively the courts’ job to interpret the constitution. This is a fallacy. What is true is that the courts most often ha


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