Podcast: Holiday custody and visitation schedules, the time is now

Oct 20, 2017
This is The Barrows Firm Law Review, a monthly Internet radio show podcast featuring information about Texas law and events that affect families and the community of attorneys and professionals...

Moving a child during a Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationship

Oct 12, 2017
In Texas, a Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR) case is one where a judge is asked to make an order regarding child custody, visitation, child support and responsibilities for medical...

Celebrate Tarrant County Adoption Day, November 17

Sep 28, 2017
November 17, is not just another Friday for foster children who get to join their family forever. Emotions run high, smiles wide and flashes from cameras fill the room of...

Juvenile Law Podcast: What happens in juvenile court hearings in Texas

Sep 20, 2017
This is The Barrows Firm Law Review, a monthly Internet radio show podcast featuring information about Texas law and events that affect families and the community of attorneys and professionals...

Texas Courts: No standing orders in Tarrant County divorce, but mutual TROs are common

Sep 7, 2017
In many North Texas counties, standing orders are mandatory, but in Tarrant County most divorce cases involve mutual temporary restraining orders (TROs). If your divorce is in Denton County you will receive...

Adopting your stepchildren in Texas

Aug 25, 2017
Today there are many stepparents who love and raise their stepchildren as their own. Why not make them your own legally? The decision to adopt your stepchild reflects your love...

What may happen when a minor child is involved in the juvenile justice system in Texas

Aug 9, 2017
When minor children in Texas aged 10 to 17 are charged with criminal offenses they are prosecuted in the juvenile justice system. In 2011, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD)...

Confrontation Clause: Fort Worth’s 2nd District Court of appeals reverses sex assault conviction

Aug 3, 2017
Confrontation Clause The Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides, “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial,...

UPDATE AND CHANGE OF DIRECTION RE: Local Texas law enforcement will start paying DPS for forensic crime lab analysis

Jul 27, 2017
Crime Lab Fees UPDATE – July 28, 2017. On behalf of Texas DPS, Deputy Director of Homeland Security & Services, Mr. Robert J. Bodisch notified statewide law enforcement and prosecutors...

Taking advantage of the qualified IRS Child Tax Credit

Jul 20, 2017
IRS Child Tax Credit For each eligible qualifying child, you may receive the IRS Child Tax Credit, up to $1,000. For married couples with children and single parents and separated...