About Jon R Boyd

Jon R. Boyd, B.B.A., J.D., is a Dallas native. He obtained his undergraduate degree in business administration from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, graduated with a law degree from the University of Houston, and has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1979.

How Often Can I Modify the Terms of My Divorce?

If you have been through the divorce process, you know it is not usually pleasant nor easy. If the parties remain civil, and the divorce is as amicable as possible, that certainly helps; however, most people are glad to get to the end of the process. What happens though, I you want to modify a term of your divorce after the fact? Can you do that and, if so, under what circumstances? A Plano divorce modifications lawyer from The […]

By |June 13th, 2018|Post-Divorce Modifications|0 Comments

Can My Ex Prevent Me from Communicating with My Child?

When the parents of a minor child divorce, the ramifications of the divorce often continue to impact everyone involved for many years to come. Even when parents remain on good terms and are supportive of the other parent’s relationship with the child, the parent-child relationship can suffer. When there is left over animosity between the parents, the child can end up in the middle. What can you do, for example, if your ex won’t allow you to communicate with […]

By |June 6th, 2018|Fathers' Rights|0 Comments

What Is the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)

When the parents of a minor child decide to end their marriage, custody of the minor child is often the single most contentious issue in the ensuing divorce. Unlike most other types of litigation, custody of a minor child is something that can be revisited at any time after the original custody decision is made. For the judicial system, ruling on issues related to custody of a minor child can be difficult and stressful process under normal circumstances. When […]

By |May 30th, 2018|Child Custody|0 Comments

Do the Child’s Wishes Matter in a Custody Battle?

Making the decision to end a marriage is rarely easy. The divorce process that follows that decision can be amicable or acrimonious, depending on how the parties choose to proceed. When custody of a minor child is contested, however, the divorce process becomes extremely contentious and adversarial. Both parents are convinced that the child is better off with them. What about how the child feels though? Do the child’s wishes matter in a custody battle? A Texas child custody […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Child Custody|0 Comments

What Do I Have to Prove to Get Sole Managing Conservatorship in Texas?

For a parent, the most frightening aspect of a divorce is usually the impact – both practical and emotional — it will have on the minor children of the marriage. In a perfect world, the parents are able to agree on issues related to custody and visitation (known as “conservatorship” and “possession and access” in Texas). Unfortunately, the world is not perfect. If you are the father of a minor child who is contemplating divorce, you may be wondering […]

By |May 16th, 2018|Fathers' Rights|0 Comments