A Parental Rights Bill in Texas HB 2756

HB 2756 annotated preview

Texas has an opportunity to become the first state to pass a law that is closer than any other state law to truly integrating constitutional parental rights protections language into their Family Code. On Wednesday the JJFI committee will be hearing public comment on a parental rights protection bill, HB 2756. This bill is great…

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NFLPC Educational Workshop in Iowa

We have a groundbreaking workshop this month, on April 26, 2019. This workshop will be taught in Iowa at the East Side Library in Des Moines, Iowa hosted by FUAN. All attendees will receive two workbooks (possibly three)*, a copy of Dr. Roseman’s new “Preserving Family Ties” workbook companion and Ron and Sherry’s workbooks licensed…

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Texas Holding Public Hearing on Proposed Gender Identity Bill

6 year old boy

Texas lawmakers are considering a gender identity bill that would protect parents who do or do not want their children to identify as a gender other than the one they were born with. Both parents beliefs are protected and cannot be punished. For parents like Jeffrey Younger who has refused to affirm his son’s gender…

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Texas is leading the states with protection of parental rights proposed bills for 2019!

Texas legislators are listening and responding to parents complaints that their children have been harmed by violations of their parental rights where the courts have been using statutes the legislators passed to violate fundamental rights of children and their parents unconstitutionally. To correct this problem several proposed bills have been introduced by Senator Hughes and…

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Equal Parenting Bill Presentation to Legislators

This presentation was created for organization leaders in family law reform. If you want to convince the legislators that an equal parenting (shared parenting) (joint custody) bill is good for children, you will need to know how to handle issues and objections that the bar association and other lobbyists will raise. These slides are intended…

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TEXAS JUDGES STRIPPING CHILDREN OF THEIR FIT PARENTS – Study shows Gender Bias in Texas Family Courts

A recent Texas study found that 87% of the time in a divorce or child custody suit action a child is being stripped of one of their parents and 93% of the time the mother was picked as the primary parent. Despite the public policy of Texas that parents have maximum time with their children…

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Judge in Texas Says “Best Interest” is Limited by Federal Case Law!

Best interest is an opinion and the family courts throughout the United States have been using this phrase like a magical incantation to obviate and violate constitutional protections for parents and children. This case is a goldmine and it has been hiding in Texas law since 2005! How did that happen. Well, first of all,…

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Texas Judge Says Texas Family Code’s Default is Equal Custody

Does the Texas Family Code Already Call for Equal Custody? Did you know that the Texas legislature intended the family code to be equal custody for fit parents? It is true that the code does not require a judge to order equal custody if it is not in the best interest of the child, but…

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Should a Jury be Required in Family Law Cases?

JUDGE VERSUS JURIES IN FAMILY LAW This topic has been thrown around quite a bit lately among parents in family law reform. Some states allow jury trials in family law and some do not. The issues that Catherine MacWillie of Custody Calculations discusses in this podcast is whether family law cases should be heard by…

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How do You Get Equal Custody in Texas?

Justice Puryear says the Standard of Proof and the Standard of Evidence for SAPCR between fit parents is too Low in the Texas Family Code. The Policy Center found that as far back as 2005, an appellate court judge said that the Texas Family Code’s preponderance of the evidence standard was too low and should…

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