A 58-year-old grandmother from Texas has been accused of trying to plant cocaine and other drugs in an effort to influence a child custody battle over her granddaughter. She was arrested and charged with child abuse. Police asserted that she gave her 9-year-old elementary school student the drugs, instructing her to place them in a pickup truck owned by her father, the grandmother's son. Had the drugs successfully been pinned on the father, he might have faced serious criminal charges and been declared an unfit parent.
Child Custody Archives
A Texas banker is involved in a stormy child custody battle with his ex-wife in a New York court over the custody of the couple's two minor children. One of the latest developments is that a judge in the case is allowing the ex-wife to be questioned by the husband's attorney in court regarding the facts surrounding an abortion that she had after they broke up.
Actress Brooke Mueller is seeking to regain child custody of the twin boys she had with movie and TV star Charlie Sheen. The children are being taken care of currently by actress Denise Richard who took over caring for the children when Mueller entered a rehab program for substance abuse, which caused authorities to remove the children from her home.
Famed former Dallas Cowboys football player Deion Sanders and his estranged wife were entangled in a child custody case filled with scathing testimony for two weeks. Finally, the case has come to a resolution, and the NFL Hall of Famer came out with a relatively favorable outcome.
A man is battling for custody of his 2-year-old daughter, who was put up for adoption immediately after her birth without him knowing. And, just when it seemed like he might have come out on top of this captivating child custody case, the Supreme Court in his state dashed his hopes.
A 47-year-old Texas woman and her dream of being a new mother of twins is being shattered by a child custody battle.
The case of a Texas mother who thought she had temporarily surrendered child custody to her parents has spurred some legislators to seek a new law to address custody issues.
Recently, a celebrity duo who could have carried out a lengthy court battle quickly reached a settlement in their divorce and a child custody agreement. This speedy action left some observers in Texas to wonder how they reached a consensus in such a quick manner.
Any parents who could lose custody of their children must be personally notified of action to be taken against them, according to a ruling by the Texas Supreme Court.
Two Texas judges have refused to accept a binding agreement in a child custody and visitation case, agreeing with a girl's father that the arrangement is not in her best interest. Now, the case is in the hands of the Supreme Court.