Understanding How Child Support Payments are Determined in Texas

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Divorce is not an easy process to go through, and this can be especially difficult when children are involved. The non-custodial parent may have concerns regarding what they might be ordered to pay for child support. While there are some horror stories out there, understanding how a court determines the amount of child support that […]

Can I Get Child Support If I Am Not Divorced?

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When one spouse walks away from the family, the remaining parent may feel the financial strain of supporting the children on his or her own. Is it possible that the custodial parent can file for child support if the couple is not legally divorced? This article takes a closer look at child support laws concerning […]

What to Do when Ex won’t Pay their Child Support

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A separation can be stressful enough, but when you and your ex have a child together, things can get exponentially more complicated. One of the biggest stressors following a separation or divorce is that of figuring out child custody and child support arrangements. Unfortunately, if you’re keeping primary custody of your child, there is no […]

How to Get Child Support Payments Reduced in Texas

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Because child support orders operate only as a financial snapshot at one point in time, many parents will eventually seek to reduce their own child support obligation due to a change in circumstances. Read on to learn more about the circumstances that may prompt courts to reduce your child support payments and how to obtain […]

Texas Child Support Laws to Know when Divorcing

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Child support is often one of the most contentious issues involved in a Texas divorce case. Even couples that inherently agree on custody and visitation may disagree on such issues as child support arrangements. The state of Texas has strict guidelines for resolving these issues. These can be helpful, but also confusing. Keep the following child support regulations in […]

The Reality About Child Support Payments in Texas

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Child support is one of the most talked about facets of family law. You can turn on the news or read tabloids to learn about some celebrity having to pay out millions to take care of their kid. You can read legal blogs about the state arresting a parent delinquent on payments. All of this […]