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    Co-parent Education

    Help your children adjust to changes in the family structure by reassuring them of your love and the other parent’s love for them. Let them know that both parents will continue to be present in their lives.

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    The Best People at Their Worst Time

    We have the best legal system in the world and, in Tarrant County, we have excellent family court judges and attorneys. But in most family law cases, litigation and co-parenting are inherently contradictory.



    Creating a Win-Win for Your Children

    In a lawsuit, each party is hoping to "win" the case  creating a win-lose result. But in civil cases, such as a car wreck case, it is about obtaining money for damages. The parties don't have to maintain a relationship with each other.

    In family cases, the relationship doesn't end when the parents are no longer living together. Pitting parents against each other in a traditional courtroom setting can harm those relationships beyond repair, prolonging the conflict and thereby continuing the damage to the children. Family Court Services strives to give parents tools to move through the court case in a way that is less damaging to their children. Even when litigation is necessary, parents will still need to have new tools for parenting after the case is over. Our services allow parents to work towards a win-win scenario rather than a win-lose, or lose-lose scenario when it comes to their children.Child drawing of family fighting over a child

    In family law, we are dealing with the most important relationships we have - those with our children.

    From a Child's Voice - Video

    More about How Custody Litigation Affects Your Child

    Co-parenting Help and Education

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