Child Support


  Navigating visitation enforcement actions in Texas is a journey that often involves complexities and emotions. When visitation agreements are not upheld, it’s essential to understand the legal framework, relevant statutes from the Texas Family Code, and the steps required to enforce your visitation rights. As one of the leading divorce and custody lawyers in the world, I’m here to guide you through this challenging process. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the pertinent statutes, outline the steps needed to file and prosecute your case, and discuss the types of evidence that can influence the court’s determination in your […]

Mastering Visitation Enforcement in Texas: A Comprehensive Guide


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Introduction: In the state of Texas, suits affecting the parent-child relationship (SAPCR) are legal actions that involve matters related to the parent-child relationship, including child custody, visitation, and support. The Texas Family Code governs SAPCR proceedings, outlining the legal framework within which these suits are initiated, processed, and resolved. As a knowledgeable lawyer in the world of family law, let’s explore the key aspects of SAPCR in Texas. 1. Types of Suits Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship: Several types of SAPCR exist, each addressing specific issues related to the parent-child relationship: a. Original SAPCR: An original SAPCR is initiated when there […]

Suit Affecting the Parent Child Relationship in Texas



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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


Divorce in Texas
Introduction: Divorce is a legal process that dissolves a marriage and addresses various legal, financial, and familial matters. In Texas, the divorce process involves specific steps, legal requirements, and considerations that spouses must navigate to achieve a fair and equitable resolution. 1. Filing for Divorce: The divorce process in Texas commences with one spouse filing a petition for divorce. The petitioner, the party initiating the divorce, outlines the grounds for divorce and requests relief regarding property division, spousal support, child custody, and other relevant matters. Texas is a “no-fault” divorce state, meaning that neither party needs to prove fault for […]

Divorce 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