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Hello, everyone. Welcome to October and the standard possession order. It looks like we've got a pretty simple month, this week. One holiday, but it falls on an off weekend under the standard possession order. So we are just going to have our kind of standard weekly and weekday and weekend visitation schedule....

Hi, Chris Schmiedeke of Divorced Simplified. So the kids are back in school, and it's almost September, so where are we in the Standard Possession Order for Texas? So this is a pretty standard month in that we are not going to have a fifth weekend of the month. So you are going to, if you are the visiting parent...

July is upon us. Summer is here and so is the Texas heat! What important questions do we need to be answered for July and the Texas standard possession order? Non Custodial Parent If you are the parent who exercises standard visitation in Texas, the non-custodial parent (NCP), and you did not designate specific dates for your thirty days for extended...

So it's May 2020, let’s review the applicable weekend and weekday visitations under the Texas Standard Possession Order: The non-custodial parent (the parent exercising visitation in the standard possession order) will have the child(ren) on weekends beginning on Friday the 1st, 15th, and 29th (5th Friday of the month) this month.  Note: since there is a 5th Friday this month, the...

What happens if my ex-spouse has COVID-19? Watch the video above to learn more. "Hi, I'm Chris Schmiedeke of Divorce Simplified. We help clients simplify the divorce process. In this video I'm going to talk to you a little bit about what happens if one party or the child has COVID-19 or is suspected that they could have COVID-19. All the...

Watch the video above to learn more about transfer provisions for child custody. "Hi, I'm Chris Schmiedeke of Divorce Simplified. We help clients simplify the divorce process. All right, in my previous video, we discussed the possession and access under the COVID-19 pandemic or the shelter in place orders. We all know that the kids are not in school but under...

Watch the video above to learn more about visitation and possession during COVID-19. "Hi, I'm Chris Schmiedeke of Divorce Simplified. We help clients simplify the divorce process. I know there's been a lot of confusion lately about the possession orders in Texas because of the COVID-19 and the shelter-in-place orders. People are not sure what to do, when they're supposed to...

After the "petition" is filed, and ONLY after the petition is filed, the Petitioner can present the Respondent (the other spouse) a Waiver of Service. Anytime someone is sued, including uncontested divorces, they are entitled to notice of the lawsuit. The Court will require proof that spouse has received a copy of the petition and knows there is a lawsuit...