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NPO encourages passage of equal parenting bill in Texas

With Father’s Day celebration just ended, National Parents Organization board member and Texas resident Robert Franklin encouraged state residents to ask their congressmen or congresswomen to vote for the equal parenting bill that will be presented in the state legislature in the coming legislative session, the Victoria Advocate reported on June 20.

Many other courts have taken this route, which would discourage the tendency to award a mother sole custody of their children. The NPO cites studies that say that children do best when both parents remain involved in his or her life.

Child custody issues can be the most difficult part of a divorce, as the results of a custody agreement affects the lives of parents and children for years to come. If you need representation or arbitration for child custody issues, the legal team at Alexander & Associates may provide their compassionate, diligent services. Call our offices in Denton at (972) 420-6560 today to learn more..

Wife of Angels player shocked by divorce petition

Baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels, Joshua Hamilton, filed for divorce from his wife in Tarrant County, apparently to her complete shock, the Dallas Morning News reported on April 20.

Katie Hamilton told entertainment news network TMZ Sports that there was no catalyst for the divorce filing, she wasn’t expecting it and, “I never cheated on my husband.” Likewise, Katie said she would continue to support her husband.

Despite her alleged continued support, Katie did reject the divorce petition he filed, which included over 30 specific requests. Included in the list was disallowing Katie from using a Maserati and 1972 Chevrolet Blazer in his possession, forbidding her from hiding their children from him, and prohibiting her from speaking disparagingly about him and his family.

According to reports, he is currently allowed to see his children only on supervised visits, and Hamilton is not allowed to visit three of the couple’s properties.

At Alexander & Associates, we understand that parting ways with a spouse can be an emotional and difficult situation, so we work tirelessly for the most favorable result from our clients’ cases, so they may move on with their lives in a positive direction. Call our offices at 972-420-6560 to learn more.