Common Divorce and Child Custody Issues

Common Divorce and Child Custody Issues

This is The Barrows Firm Monthly Southlake Divorce and Family Law Podcast for September 2018

As kids go back to school, parents get back to business and focus on some common divorce and child custody issues affecting families. Southlake divorce attorney, Leslie Barrows, offers advice and tips about some common questions she receives from people looking to learn their rights and find out where they stand in a divorce or child custody case. Contact the Barrows Firm in Southlake for more information about any of the topics covered in this short monthly podcast discussion.


Common Divorce and Child Custody Issues:

  • Paternity Suits for Custody
    • Unmarried couples having children
    • Relationship ends but who has custody?
    • Establishing paternity for child support
  • Physical Abuse and Family Violence
    • Standing up to an abuser
    • When is it enough for a protective order?
    • How family violence affects a divorce case
  • Modification of Custody
    • The material and substantial change standard
    • Do you have enough to prove a modification case?
    • What is in the best interests of the child
  • Preparing for a Divorce or Custody case
    • Finding a good divorce attorney who you can trust
    • Focusing on what is in the best interest of your kids
    • Setting expectations with your attorney about the process

Notes from half-time:

Kids are back in school and Leslie is a mom of three boys in Dragon Youth Football and her oldest is learning the trombone.

The Southlake Community Enrichment Center Hope and Love Gala is this Thursday, September 20 at The Bowden in Keller, to raise money for the CEC to help men and women get out of some really bad situations.

The Barrows Firm is a sponsor for the #NoMeanGirls conference at the Hilton on September 21st and 22nd hosted by Southlake Plaid for Women with keynote speaker Karith Foster, Leslie’s grade school friend.

There are no excuses not to attend Southlake Oktoberfest on October 5th through the 7th because there is no school on Friday or Monday. See you all at Oktoberfest.

Tarrant County Adoption Day, brought to you in connection with CASA of Tarrant County, is coming up soon on Friday, November 16th and you too can help as a volunteer to chaperone one of 50 to 70 or more families who are adopting foster kids into their forever homes. Leslie is bringing out the “Bear Box” so you can stop by The Barrows Firm and donate a stuffed animal for this annual feel good event.

About Leslie Barrows

Leslie Barrows is the principal of The Barrows Firm in Southlake, serving Tarrant County in Southlake, Colleyville, Grapevine, Trophy Club, Keller and beyond with divorce and family law advice and representation in negotiating and litigating complex issues in Texas divorce, father’s rights, child custody, property issues, juvenile law, and probate and estate planning law.

Leslie is mom of three boys and is very active in the Southlake area, serving on boards and speaking to groups. She is quite active in the Southlake Area Chamber of Commerce and is an excellent source for connections to local professionals.

For more information about common divorce and child custody issues and more, call Leslie and her team at The Barrows Firm in Southlake by dialing (817) 481-1583.

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