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Category: child support

Understanding How Child Support Works For a Child With Special Needs

Understanding How Child Support Works For a Child With Special Needs

Parental responsibilities for a child with special needs vastly differ from those with non-special needs children. One of the differences in responsibilities includes child support for a child with special needs even after the child turns 18. This is a sensitive and well-debated issue. In this blog post, we will provide more information about the […]

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How To Modify Your Final Divorce Decree

How To Modify Your Final Divorce Decree

For those who are going through a divorce, the final divorce decree is something that you could feel anxious about or something you are looking forward to. It indeed takes a lot of time and effort to achieve the Final Divorce Decree. In most cases, it also takes lots of heartaches and stress. For sure […]

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When Child Support Does Not Follow the Statutory Guidelines

When Child Support Does Not Follow the Statutory Guidelines

  Child support is a sensitive matter that is usually based on statutory guidelines. Unfortunately, in some cases, these statutory guidelines may not be applicable. These guidelines are from the Texas Family Code, which states the level of child support that courts should base on when giving child support orders. The guidelines start at 20% […]

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Child Support Enforcement Costs in Texas

Child Support Enforcement Costs in Texas

Child support enforcement costs is, unfortunately, an issue that you might have to encounter if the other parent of your child is reluctant to pay the child support your child deserves. If you ask a family law attorney about this, you will surely be informed that the child support enforcement costs depend on many factors. […]

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What You Should Know About Protective Orders and Name Changes

What You Should Know About Protective Orders and Name Changes

Protective orders and name changes are some of the things that a party could want in a family law case. It is commonly needed when certain actions from a spouse or partner necessitate a request for protective orders from the court. This is pretty common in the presence of family violence. Family violence is basically […]

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What About Retroactive Child Support?

What About Retroactive Child Support?

  Retroactive child support payments may be something you are considering if a Family Court in Texas just ordered child support from another parent when it’s been long overdue. You may be wondering if it’s possible to receive payments that you would have received if the order has been made by the court earlier. In […]

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 Fighting for Child Support in Texas Family Law Courts  

 Fighting for Child Support in Texas Family Law Courts  

  Issues in Child support in Texas Family Law Courts are often raised when a married couple starts seeking a divorce. If you happen to be the person who will have to pay child support, you are probably thinking that the amount you will have to pay is too much. It doesn’t necessarily mean that […]

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Common Legal Problems Single Parents Face in Texas

Common Legal Problems Single Parents Face in Texas

  Every parent, including single parents, work hard and do their best to protect their children and provide everything their children needs. It can be challenging at times for parents to achieve this, even when working together. You can only imagine how it can be for single parents. Most of the time, single parents face […]

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How to Use a Bill of Review for Family Law in Texas

How to Use a Bill of Review for Family Law in Texas

First and foremost, what is a bill of review? Basically, a bill of review is a method to secure a new trial after the initial trial has ended. For instance, if you had a case in Texas and you were not satisfied with the result, you have the option to seek means to get a […]

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An Overview of Enforcement Suits in Texas Family Law

An Overview of Enforcement Suits in Texas Family Law

When will you need an enforcement suit? For family law cases in Texas, there are two ways to end a case. One is to settle your case through negotiations with the other party, and the other option is to go on a trial in court wherein a judge can make the decisions for you. Either […]

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