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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 is Parental Alienation and How Can a Texas Divorce Attorney Help?

What is Parental Alienation and How Can a Texas Divorce Attorney Help

While more and more people are learning about the destructive effects of parental alienation, the issue is often misunderstood by society at large. Commonly seen in divorce or custody cases, parental alienation occurs when one parent withholds child visitation from another or otherwise seeks to turn a child against a…

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Father’s Rights: Learn What They are from a Texas Family Law Attorney

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Father’s Rights: Learn What They are from a Texas Family Law Attorney

If you are a man heading into custody proceedings, you likely have a number of questions and concerns. These likely include questions about a father’s parental rights in Texas. There are five things you may not know about your parental rights as a father. We will discuss these here, and…

Working out a Visitation Plan With Your Ex-Spouse and How an Attorney Can Help

Working out a Visitation Plan With Your Ex-Spouse and How an Attorney Can Help

Issues pertaining to child custody are often the most difficult aspect of any divorce to resolve. There is often a great deal of conflict that occurs in situations where both parents feel very passionately, and finding the best custody arrangement can often be a messy battle. Parents who are awarded…

How an Attorney Can Help if Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Move With the Kids

How an Attorney Can Help if Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Move With the Kids

In a child custody situation, if the custodial parent decides to move out of state with the child, this will force the other parent into a long distance relationship with the child. Many times, there is an agreement between the parties, stipulating that such a move can not be made….

School’s Out For Summer!

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The kids are so excited! School’s out! Summer Vacation! But for single parents or divorced parents who share custody, just the thought of Summer might be enough to bring on a case of hives. With summer comes a change of normal routine visitation schedules. Depending on the Court’s orders for…

Can I Go To Jail For That?

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An order or decree issued in a family law case concerning children generally includes a possession schedule and provides for the payment of child support. Unfortunately, parents don’t always comply with the order or decree. Texas law provides many remedies to a parent that has been denied possession of a…

Custody – Know Your Rights

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When discussing conservatorship (commonly referred to as custody), parents want to know what rights they may exercise with regard to the child. Who decides what school the child will attend? Who decides when the child will get braces?

Top Ten Things to Know When Appearing in Family Law Court

10 things to know when appearing in family court

Appearing in Court is not an activity with which the majority of people are familiar. In fact, many people will never have a need to be in court unless they are called for jury duty. However, some instances require a court appearance. A divorce will almost always require at least…