Paternity


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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



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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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You may have noticed that adultery has snaked its way and somewhat settled itself into the society today. There are definitely more cases of adultery nowadays than ten years ago. Statistics suggest that this is somewhat related to people becoming less religious. Media such as movies and television programs are not helping either – they just help people become more comfortable in justifying adultery and decisions related to infidelity. Technology is also a factor because it makes adultery a lot easier. This is also one of the major reasons why the number of divorce cases and broken families are steadily […]

How Adultery and Pregnancy Affects a Divorce Case in Texas



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Parents who are doing co-parenting affect the children either in a good way or a bad way. It is important for the parents to work together in a cooperative and flexible way. Making a favorable schedule is great to tend to the needs of both the children and the co-parents. When co-parents have a hard time coming up with an agreement as to their schedule that will be best for the children, the rules of the visitation court order and the schedule provided should be followed. The judge who issues the court order will have already determined what the child’s best interest […]

Divorce Visitation Orders in Texas


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It can be pretty horrible when you’re just minding your own business and you suddenly receive a letter from the Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division, demanding that you pay thousands of dollars in child support. It would feel as if your world has turned upside down in a matter of seconds. To make it worse, the letter informs you that you have been delinquent in paying child support. It’s a sticky situation, especially when you know in your soul and conscience that you are not a father – you are certain that you do not have a child. Does […]

Paternity and DNA Testing in Texas: What You Need to Know