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Erin Michelle Bogdanowicz

Dallas Family Law Attorney.

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  1. Ex boyfriend took our kids out of state without my consent and wont return them. What can I do I am desperate.

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Erin Michelle Bogdanowicz
    2. Christopher Jay Harding
    2 lawyer answers

    The best thing to do is get a good lawyer in your area that has handled cases involving jurisdictional disputes and the UCCJEA. Your attorney will likely advise you to file in Texas as soon as possible to establish jurisdiction, but you should talk with your attorney about options for having the children returned to Texas. Time is of the essence when it comes to jurisdictional issues, so you should talk with someone in your area quickly.

  2. HOW LONG DOES A PETITIONER HAVE TO SIGN DIVORCE PAPERS IN TEXAS

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Erin Michelle Bogdanowicz
    2. Dana Joseph Stewart
    2 lawyer answers

    Unfortunately, there is no required time period to finalize the case unless the court sets the case on the dismissal docket. The 60 day waiting period after the Petition is filed is just the minimum amount of time before a divorce proceeding can be finalized, but cases are very rarely finalized in this amount of time. If the case is in Dallas County, the best thing to do when one party is holding up the proceedings is to request a pre-trial hearing from the Court. At the pre-trial...

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