Archive for the ‘Child Support’ Category

Learn How a Child Support Attorney Can Help You if You Believe the Child is Not Your Offspring

Learn How a Child Support Attorney Can Help You if You Believe the Child is Not Your Offspring

When paternity is in question, it can send families into a spiral. Many couples find themselves divorcing over the mere question of whether or not the kid is that the husband’s. For unmarried men, who may or might not be the daddy of the kid in question, the legal road…

What are Your Child Support Obligations in Texas if You have Been Furloughed Because of COVID-19

What are Your Child Support Obligations in Texas if You have Been Furloughed Because of COVID-19

Life at the moment is entirely stressful. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all aspects of our daily lives. And this novel coronavirus has had far-reaching consequences; putting a strain on businesses and affecting families emotionally, mentally, physically, and financially. Many parents are undergoing layoffs or furloughs, which have affected their…

How to Handle False Allegations During Child Custody and Divorce Hearings? A Family Law Attorney Explains.

How to Handle False Allegations During Child Custody and Divorce Hearings

It seems like everyone knows a story about false allegations during child custody and divorce. One spouse points the finger at the other and receives a restraining order from the court. The wife or husband recognizes that doing this will, almost by default, give them custody of the children and…

Three Factors that Determine Child Support in the State of Texas. A Child Support Attorney Explains.

Three Factors that Determine Child Support in the State of Texas

The Texas Family Code determines the amount of child support that you will have to pay. The person who does not live with the child is typically the one who will have to pay child support. Even though the child support payments can vary, the following guidelines are typically taken…

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Child Custody and Visitation Issues That May be Affected by Texas School Closures.

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Child Custody and Visitation Issues That May be Affected by Texas School Closures

When there are Texas school closures because of unforeseen circumstances such as Coronavirus (COVID-19) there are a number of factors that may impact child custody and visitation rights. During these turbulent times having a good relationship with the other parent can be helpful, but unfortunately many times this is not…

Why Do I Need to Pay Child Support if We are Sharing Child Custody Equally? A Child Support Lawyer Explains.

Why Do I Need to Pay Child Support if We are Sharing Child Custody Equally

Divorce forces separating partners to resolve numerous legal, personal and financial matters. One such trying issue is the well-being of said couple’s minor children. One important concern regarding such entities is child support. One issue that child support lawyers routinely deal with is answering the question on if child support…

How Your Past Due Child Support Can Often Reduce Your Car Accident Settlement? Learn How an Experienced Car Accident Attorney Can Help.

How Your Past Due Child Support Can Often Reduce Your Car Accident Settlement

If you have been awarded a personal injury settlement from a car accident and you owe child support, you may be wondering whether your past due child support payments will affect your settlement. In short, yes. A lien can be placed on your settlement from a car accident, which would…

Can Child Support Be Collected from Tax Refunds? A Texas Child Support Lawyer Explains.

Can Child Support Be Collected from Tax Refunds

Anyone behind in their child support payments could have the Texas child support enforcement office collect payments from their IRS tax refund to cover any arrears. This is often referred to as a tax refund seizure. The collected money will then be given to the appropriate child support agency by…

What is the Likely Amount of Child Support I Would Need to Pay in Texas?

What is the Likely Amount of Child Support I Would Need to Pay in Texas

The amount of child support paid by a parent in Texas gets calculated by multiplying the net income of the parent by a stator percentage. According to Texas law, courts are able to order support to get paid when the parents are living separately, regardless if they share child custody….

What are Temporary Orders in a Texas Child Custody Case? A Texas Divorce Attorney Explains.

What are Temporary Orders in a Texas Child Custody Case

When spouses opt to divorce, many important legal, personal and financial issues must be resolved. Few issues are more critical than the well-being of the parting couple’s minor children. Any instability or tension that children of divorcing parents could experience may precipitate adverse and potentially lifelong consequences.  Fortunately, the Texas…