Texas Judges will often come down hard on a parent or parents that are not getting their children to school on time, or at all. However, attendance isn’t the worst aspect of parental neglect. Sending children to school in dirty clothes, sending them unfed, sending them with no or inadequate school supplies, or failing to assist children to complete homework and projects may result in a basis for a Court to modify the Custodial Parent to the other parent with the expectation they will ensure the child attends school and effectively participates in that school’s curriculum.
Regardless of language barriers or barriers as to time and availability, schools provide programs to address issues of help with homework and projects. There is no excuse to neglect a child’s education, and if it is known that this is happening, it will usually be found upon further investigation that the parent that is failing in this area may have substance abuse issues, or issues relating to bad judgment or conduct that is not in the best interest of the child.
If you would like a free consultation about child custody modifications in Texas, call The Barrera Law Firm at 956-428-2822 or contact us online.