There are few things that can cause a greater level of contention between two individuals than struggles over the care and custody of a shared child. Divorced parents in Texas often go through years of difficulty as they divide parenting rights and responsibilities between them. In some cases, these struggles escalate to the point that the matter is brought back before a court, and one or both parents ask for a modification to an existing child custody order or agreement. In a recent case, the level of strife led to claims of parental kidnapping and the arrest of one parent.
A chilling story out of Michigan this month has many residents here in Texas rethinking how they view the divorce process now. Often considered to be the bane of the marriage world, divorce carries with it a negative stigma of being drawn out and riddled with difficulties. But ss this story demonstrates, perhaps there are far worse things than having to go through a lengthy divorce.