Child Support


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Child support in the state of Texas is a crucial component of family law that aims to ensure that both parents contribute financially to the upbringing of their children, even after a divorce or separation. Understanding the intricacies of child support, including how it is calculated, enforced, and modified, is essential for parents navigating the legal system. In this comprehensive overview, we’ll delve into various aspects of child support in Texas, providing a detailed understanding of the relevant laws, guidelines, and procedures. 1. Child Support Guidelines in Texas: Texas utilizes an Income Shares model for calculating child support, which considers […]

Child Support in Texas


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When you are getting a divorce, establishing the rights and duties of Texas parents before the divorce is finalized is a must. It is also important to pay attention to the parenting plan that will be included in your final divorce decree. The parenting plan will include many things such as a guide to the rights and duties of Texas parents until the children graduate high school or turn 18, as well your considerations regarding your child after the divorce. In other words, the parenting plan will include information about conservatorship and child support as well as access and possession […]

The Rights and Duties of Texas Parents



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Child support is the continuous payment made periodically by a parent for the benefit of the child. Different states provide different ways under their law on how to apply for a child support order. In Texas, the process of child support can overwhelm someone who does not have any idea what to expect. Being able to know what step will come next is helpful in preparing and going through the whole process. The following are the important steps in the process: Establishing of Paternity This is one of the most essential and important parts of a case for child support. […]

How to File a Support Order in Texas


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A summary judgment is when a court disposes a case either because the party who filed the lawsuit or the petitioner does not have enough evidence to win the case or because a responding party or the respondent does not have a clear and proper defense to the allegations brought against him or her by the former.  One of the parties can basically file for a motion for summary judgment to dispose of the case if the opposing party does not have any strong evidence to support their arguments in the case.  This is applicable in family law cases.  If […]

What is a Summary Judgment in Texas?



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Finding out your child got accepted to a college can bring a lot things.  Joy, excitement, that proud feeling as a parent knowing that your child’s going places are some of the usual feelings you’d get.  Aside from that, one other thing that finding out that your child got into a college would be the tuition that comes with it. What does your settlement say? Being a divorced parent may be hard, especially if you’re still in the process of raising a child.  Balancing your living expenses for things such as your child’s college education may be a problem, especially […]

Paying for College Tuition with Your Ex-Spouse


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A custodial parent is the one who has the sole physical custody of the child or the one with whom the child lives with for the most part. Custodial parenting involves a lot of responsibility which is just similar to any other aspect of being a dad or mom. Even if the parents of the child are on good terms, it is still a good idea to consider other options when it comes to the custody of the child and know and learn the law before one would need it.  Other than the basic duties that a parent should give […]

Responsibilities of the Custodial Parent