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What to Know About Child Custody Before Going to Court

What to Know About Child Custody Before Going to Court

  Child custody is undeniably one of the major issues debated on in the wake of a divorce. In divorces that involve children, child custody and conservatorship is an issue that always comes up. One of the most commonly discussed issues is where your child or children will reside after your divorce.     Where […]

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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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The Role of an Ad Litem in a Custody Case

The Role of an Ad Litem in a Custody Case

 Ad litem in a Texas Family Law case is unfortunately not a commonly discussed topic. You could be reading articles and finding information about child support, child custody, property division and many other common issues related to Texas family law. However, finding information about the Ad Litem in a Texas Family Law case is pretty […]

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When Your Ex-Spouse Ignores The Settlement Agreement

When Your Ex-Spouse Ignores The Settlement Agreement

When you opt to go for an alternative method of finalizing your divorce, you can end up with a settlement agreement. As you probably are well-aware, divorces do not always have to end in a courtroom. You can always try to be reasonable and discuss your divorce and matters related to it with your spouse. […]

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When a Family Law Case Involves a Child With Special Needs

When a Family Law Case Involves a Child With Special Needs

When you are a family with a child with special needs, you must have experienced firsthand how challenging it can be. However, not everything is a challenge: there are a variety of opportunities too. Your child with special needs will be loved and cared for and mostly, the only differences you have to experience involve […]

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The Effects of Split Custody on You And Your Family

The Effects of Split Custody on You And Your Family

Many parents who go through a family law case aim for at least achieving split custody of their child once the case is finalized. There is, of course, a huge number of parents who’d want to have their child to themselves if they could only have their way. However, split custody is already a ‘fair […]

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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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Tips on How To Deal With A Controlling Spouse During a Divorce

Tips on How To Deal With A Controlling Spouse During a Divorce

  A controlling spouse is likely to cause you distress before and during a divorce. Such a spouse will also cause you a lot of unnecessary grief after the divorce if you do not deal with him or her properly during the divorce. If you are reading this post, you probably believe that you have […]

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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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