Family Law

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When Your Ex-Spouse Ignores The Settlement Agreement

When Your Ex-Spouse Ignores The Settlement Agreement

When you opt to go for an alternative method of finalizing your divorce, you can end up with a settlement agreement. As you probably are well-aware, divorces do not always have to end in a courtroom. You can always try to be reasonable and discuss your divorce and matters related to it with your spouse. You can go to mediation, and if things work out well and you reach a settlement that is satisfactory for both parties, your mediator can draft a settlement agreement which will be signed by the judge. Going down this path will have a lot of benefits because you can make decisions about your divorce yourselves. It is a good way to maintain a decent relationship with your ex-spouse so that you can function as co-parents effectively. A settlement agreement will be a good method to placate both parties, but it can be such a headache when one spouse doesn’t keep his or her end of the bargain. It’s incredibly frustrating too. What should you do when your ex-spouse violates the terms specified in your settlement agreement? Your Settlement Agreement is Legal Your settlement agreement, otherwise known as MSA is legal and binding. You can treat […]

Preparing for Your Child Support Enforcement Costs

Child Support Enforcement Costs in Texas

Child support enforcement costs is, unfortunately, an issue that you might have to encounter if the other parent of your child is reluctant to pay the child support your child deserves. If you ask a family law attorney about this, you will surely be informed that the child support enforcement costs depend on many factors. There is no one answer that will fit all clients looking to know more about child support enforcement costs. However, it costs, you can consider it an investment for your child’s future though. It’s not a mere propaganda. It can be difficult especially when you’re in the middle of your case and it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere. However, think about the future of your child, the missed payments by your ex and all the other issues brought upon by your child’s other parent failing to keep his end of the bargain. In the end, it’s your child who will suffer the most if you fail to go past the threat of child support enforcement costs.     Child Support Enforcement Costs From Hiring an Attorney You will have to hire an attorney to help you with your case and to make sure the […]

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How to Handle Disagreements About Homeschooling After Divorce

When you are divorced, deciding to homeschool your child can be a huge issue. When you have an ongoing child custody case, it’s quite easy to worry about every single thing and every single factor that has a potential impact on your case. Even without an ongoing child custody case, a lot of parents are considering homeschool for their child’s education. There are a lot of issues that might cause parents to make this decision. After all, it’s not exactly safe in the schools nowadays. It is something that is not easy to decide on even for parents who are together, hence, it’s even worse for those who are divorced. The main problem is usually about one parent objecting to the idea of homeschool. A lot of divorced parents are facing this type of difficulty. What should you do when this dilemma happens to you? It’s not just a question of whether or not the current school your child is attending is good enough or not. It is also a matter of parental rights and duties. If you are a divorced parent who is considering homeschool for your child who is currently attending a normal school, you should know that […]

When Grandparents Are Involved In a CPS Case

Grandparent Involvement in a CPS Case

  A CPS case can be one of the toughest family law case an attorney has to handle. It can be really heartbreaking, at the same time frustrating. From the point of view of the child, it is alleged that he or she is a victim of neglect or abuse at the hands of people whom he or she needs to trust the most. After all, most CPS cases involve people who are legally tasked to care for the best interests of the alleged victims. On the other hand, from the parents’ point of view, the story can be different. Whether or not true abuse or neglect has been committed, their life will be turned upside down with the CPS case. Their parental rights will also be questioned, and they will be at risk of being permanently separated from their child. It does not matter if neglect or abuse has been committed or not, CPS will conduct a full investigation once they are involved. There can be other sides to the case too. Other family members can also feel the extent of the impact of the CPS case. Some of the most commonly affected other members of the family are […]