Child support and filing your taxes

As tax season rolls around again, how to handle child support payments can be a confusing matter. One of the main questions that parents of a child under a custody order have is who can claim the child for a tax exemption. As with most other family l...

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Texas delays distribution of millions in child support

Parents have a responsibility to provide for their children's needs whether parents are married or unmarried, living together or separated. Child support agreements and court orders reinforce those obligations. Texas had the highest child support col...

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What do the Texas Statutes say about child support?

Support for your child in the process of divorcing is extremely important to you. Ensuring that this child has no additional changes to his or her life is paramount to you. They have already had to face the fact that their mom and dad are not going t...

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How to change the support order after a divorce is final

When you get a divorce in Texas, most of the time there will be children involved. While property division due to a divorce is not able to be changed after the divorce is final, custody and support can be adjusted to better meet the needs of the chil...

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Parents behind in child support both nationally and in Texas

The process of sorting out matters related to a divorce or the end of a relationship is often contentious. This is particularly true when children are involved. Despite the fact that parents will forever be linked as a result of the existence of thei...

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Texas finds success with child support recovery program

As some individuals reading this are likely well aware, just because a child support order is in place doesn’t mean that the custodial parent will get the money he or she is entitled to. When child support payments aren’t made children can suffer...

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Apps designed to help with child support communication

For many the process of reaching a divorce settlement is long and difficult. While they would like to think that it is all behind them once a settlement agreement is reached, this is not always the case. For example, managing the expenses tied to rea...

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When is the “Best Time” to file for Divorce?

I have been practicing law for over a decade and this is one of the most popular questions I hear on a weekly basis. The answer is not always easy or a quick one to make. I always recommend that if the thought of filing for divorce has merely crossed...

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