Jim Fashing
Executive Director


Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

500 E. San Antonio
Suite LL-108
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 834-8200
Fax (915) 834-8299

Management Action Plan

Domestic Relations Office

  • Family Court Services
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  • Family Court Services provides the County of El Paso Family District Courts social services. Court ordered social services help families resolve family law disputes out of the court room. Social Studies along with recommendations to the court have been designed to protect the best interest of children.
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  • Lo que puede esperar en el Juzgado de lo Familiar en Texas
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  • Social Services Provided:
  • • Contested Custody Social Studies
  • • Adoption Home Studies
  • • Court-Appointed Guardian Ad Litem
  • • Access and Possession Facilitation
  • • Parenting Coordinators
  • • Monitoring of Cases and Judge’s Orders
  • • Paternity (Genetic Testing)
  • • Updated Social Studies
  • • Contested Visitation
  • • Counseling Referrals
  • • Cooperative Parenting Seminars
  • • Cooperative Parenting Seminars
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  • Early Intervention and Access Facilitation Project
  • Grant funded by the Office of the Texas Attorney General, the DRO is able to provide legal and social work services to families by encouraging collaborative parenting. The project helps parents share parenting responsibilities through education, counseling, and other activities in an effort to create healthy successful children of parents who are separated.
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  • The following is a list of services provided by the project:
  • • Court ordered education
  • • Cooperative parenting seminar
  • • Access facilitation sessions
  • • Mediated access and possession services
  • • Enforcement of court orders
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  • Forming Families Training Program
  • Through early intervention and facilitation the DRO addresses the needs of young high school enrolled parents and the many issues that confront them in the cooperative parenting of their children. The program provides high school enrolled parents with classes that encourage compliance and collaborative parenting between teen aged parents.
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