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Investigation in Jolie-Pitt custody case continues

Texas movie fans who have followed the careers of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have likely heard that they are getting a divorce. Jolie asked for and received sole physical custody of the couple's six children after an allegedly violent incident occurred on a private jet involving Pitt. Pitt has denied the charges although the incident was reported by law enforcement to the FBI. The Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services is also looking into the report.

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake may divorce

Texas residents who are fans of actress Jessica Biel or singer Justin Timberlake may be interested to learn that the couple may file for divorce soon. Timberlake and Biel have been married for four years, and the couple has one son together. There have been many reports about Timberlake and Biel's marriage problems and an impending divorce.

Tips for divorced parents with co-parenting conflicts

Ideally, divorced parents in Texas who have a conflict about issues such as a child's activities would be able to talk to one another and resolve the conflict in that manner. However, this is not always the case. As a result, a parent might be tempted to take a relatively minor issue to court. This is not the best solution because judges prefer to not get involved in these types of parenting disputes.

Why divorced parents should start planning for the holidays now

Holidays can be a great time of stress, even when everyone gets along. There are a lot of pressures, expectations and obligations that can make it seem like anything but the "most wonderful time of the year." Add a recent divorce into the mix and the holiday season can be downright miserable.

How domestic violence can affect possession orders

It is an unfortunate fact that many Texas parents are the victims of domestic violence. Physical and emotional abuse can affect both the parent as well as the young children who are exposed to it. In many cases, it can lead not only to confusion but to a child's development of post-traumatic stress syndrome.

How do abuse allegations factor into divorce?

News broke this week that Angelina Jolie had filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after two years of marriage and over a decade of being together. At first, an affair, drinking and drug use were publicized as the reason for the split. But then celebrity gossip site TMZ reported that Pitt was investigated for alleged child abuse.

How do abuse allegations factor into divorce?

News broke this week that Angelina Jolie had filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after two years of marriage and over a decade of being together. At first, an affair, drinking and drug use were publicized as the reason for the split. But then celebrity gossip site TMZ reported that Pitt was investigated for alleged child abuse.

Reform in child custody laws happening in many states

Texas parents who are divorcing must also make decisions about child custody. In many states, laws are being changed to encourage more joint custody solutions. Some studies have shown that children benefit from these types of arrangements. The trend may also be partly due to increased awareness of parental alienation syndrome.

Charges could jeopardize Chris Brown's custody case

Texas fans of singer Chris Brown who have been following his custody battle with ex-partner Nia Guzman may be interested in knowing more about a chain of events that could possibly jeopardize his case. On Aug. 31, media sources reported that Chris Brown may be in danger of losing custody of his young daughter following what has been termed a "bizarre" standoff with police and subsequent arrest on felony assault charges. Earlier in August, Brown had been successful in opposing certain custody motions filed by the girl's mother.

3 successful tips for better co-parenting

Co-parenting after a divorce is largely a matter of negotiation and clear communication, which makes it sound simple. The fact is, when parenting across two households, and negotiating the needs and details of all the members of the family, that communication is often difficult to maintain.