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April 2018 Archives

Grandparents often a child custody option during opioid crisis

Because of the opioid crisis in America, grandparents are being called to the forefront to take care of children when parents fall prey to addiction or succumb to overdoses. Studies show that the number of grandparents raising children is fast approaching 100,000 across the country. In Texas and other states, child custody is often given to grandparents or other family members when parents cannot care for their kids.

Pros and cons of latest child custody arrangement: Bird nesting

Bird nesting is a living arrangement that is gaining popularity among couples with children, and who have gotten divorced in Texas and elsewhere around the country. Simply put, the couple maintains a single home in which the children live, while the parents alternate who stays with them. A new sitcom called "Splitting Up Together," airing on national television, shines a comedic light on this unconventional child custody arrangement. However, before immediately agreeing to bird nesting, experts have highlighted some potential positive and negative aspects of the situation for couples to consider.

Shared parenting is often optimal solution for child custody

When a couple from Texas or anywhere around the nation decides to end their marriage, the parties involved are faced with many decisions. While many of these decisions are rooted in financial matters, child custody issues quickly become the major focus in the deliberations if the couple has children together. Many family experts are advocating a move away from the traditional custody arrangements and are more often suggesting shared parenting arrangements.

Did you forget to add your digital assets to your estate plans?

When it comes to estate planning in San Antonio, many people think they only need to worry about their physical possessions and money. Individuals who made their estate plans years before the Internet existed might not realize how crucial it is for them to update their estate plans to include digital assets

Divorce and the art of building a strong support team

Ending a marriage is typically an emotional and challenging process, regardless of how amicable it is. Anyone in Texas who is in the throes of divorce will likely soon realize that this is not a process to tackle without support. However, choosing one's support team requires careful consideration. Knowing that the necessary team members are there to help can alleviate the stress and anxiety typically associated with divorce.

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At Jamie Graham & Associates, PLLC, we have received a variety of honors and awards for our family law services. Members of our team have been listed as Top Lawyers in San Antonio Scene magazine. We take pride in the number of positive reviews we have received from satisfied clients. On AVVO, a lawyer rating website, we have received an 8.9 rating overall and many positive ratings from clients and colleagues.

  1. Top 10 Attorneys | American Jurist Institute | 2017
  2. Avvo Rating | 8.9 | Excellent
  3. Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2015 | Jamie Lynn Heggy Graham
  4. Reviews | Out of 12 reviews | Jamie Lynn Heggy Graham | Avvo
  5. BBB | A+ Rating
  6. San Antonio | Best S.A. | Lawyers | 2015
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