Recent Posts in Child Support Category

  • Successful Parenting After the Divorce

    || 16-Aug-2017

    For parents, one of the most difficult parts of divorce is worrying about how it will affect their children. A father can be terrified about the idea of no longer living under the same roof as his children, or a stay-at-home mother can be heartbroken when she has to return to working outside the home, away from her children. It’s often difficult for each parent, even though each can ...
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  • Can I Get a U.S. Passport if I Owe Child Support?

    || 18-Jul-2017

    If you are like millions of Americans, you will have the need or desire to travel abroad. Perhaps you will want to go overseas for business, to visit family, or to enjoy a second honeymoon with your new husband or wife. However, if you owe back child support, you may not be able to obtain a U.S. passport until you pay off your child support arrears. In other words, you may not be able to travel ...
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  • Contempt of Court in a Child Support Case

    || 6-Jun-2017

    In Texas, the parent who has a child less of the time is generally the one who pays child support payments; this parent is sometimes referred to as the “non-custodial parent.” How much child support does a parent have to pay? It depends on the non-custodial parent’s income and the number of children who need to be financially supported. If you will be ordered to pay child support ...
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  • Child Support Modifications in Katy and Houston

    || 17-Apr-2017

    In Katy, Greater Houston, and throughout Texas, child support is typically ordered through a paternity action or as a part of a divorce case. However, what some parents do not realize is that child support initially ordered is subject to change. Under what circumstances can child support be changed? A child support order in Texas can be modified under the following circumstances: It has been at ...
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  • Calculating Child Support in Texas

    || 29-Sep-2016

    One of the most common questions parents ask when facing a divorce is "how much will child support be?" This is a sensitive consideration that needs to ensure the well-being of all the involved children and, in Texas, there are specific calculations the court will use to determine appropriate payments. Below, we take a closer look at these formulas and the special considerations that ...
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  • What You Need to Know About Filing a SAPCR

    || 17-Feb-2016

    A Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship, or SAPCR, is essentially a legal request for a visitation, child custody, child support, or any other order which will impact the interests of a child. Due to the high-stakes nature of these requests, it is crucial for parents to be adequately prepared before they start the SAPCR process. In this blog, our Katy child custody attorney takes a look at ...
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