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Family Law Cases in Texas: Child Support in Divorce

Of all the subjects surrounding a divorce, child support seems to garner the most extreme opinions from parents. The child support levels are either too high or not high enough, depending upon your ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: Punishments for the failure to pay child support

In child support enforcement cases your back is against the wall if the record from the Attorney General’s Office shows that you have not paid your support obligation in full and on time. In ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: Defenses to Child Support Enforcement Suits

If you find yourself in a position where you have been unable to pay the child support you have been ordered to pay there are defenses that you can offer in an enforcement hearing. The fact of the ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: Initiating a child support case

If you are wanting to begin a family law case involving child support matters it is recommended that you contact an attorney before doing so. I know- shock of the century- a family law attorney is ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: Child Support in Focus

Whether you are expected to pay or receive child support in a divorce or Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship ( SAPCR ), there is no one topic that I answer questions about more frequently ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: Geographic restrictions and Child Support

Your life can change in the blink of an eye, and this is no less true after you’ve been through a family law case. Whether you have court orders from a divorce or Suit Affecting the Parent-Child ...
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Family Law Cases in Texas: Conservatorship for Grandparents and Custody Determinations

The nuclear family of the 1950s is no longer the norm in the United States if it ever was in the first place. In today’s world non-parents (including Grandparents) play larger roles in their ...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Uncontested and No-Fault Divorce

The following are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Uncontested and No-Fault Divorce in Texas. The answers are general and designed to help you better understand how Texas ...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Legal Separation

The following are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about legal separation in Texas. The answers are general and are designed to help you better understand how Texas handles legal ...
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Stress Related to Combat and its effect on a military member's ability to parent their children

It is no secret that as a military member you are exposed to stressful situations. These are not always the sort of deadline driven, people induce stresses that we as civilians encounter in our jobs, ...
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More on Child Support and Miscellaneous Divorce Information

In most situations if you are the parent who is responsible for paying child support then that support payment will be docked from your paycheck however often you are paid. A wage withholding order ...
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Summertime Divorce in Texas

The heat in Texas definitely has an effect on how we behave? Don’t believe me? Consider how the summertime, specifically the second half of summer, is a peak time during the year for divorces. ...
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The Standard Possession Order and Child Support- A Texas Divorce Overview Continued

Time and Money. Those are two of the things that we as human beings are most concerned about, especially when considered in the context of our families. That goes double when you are going through a ...
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Spousal Support and Children in a Texas Divorce

Spousal support or maintenance as it is sometimes referred to as is when one spouse supports another spouse financially after a divorce has occurred. If you are able to prove to a court that you have ...
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The attorney-client relation explained, Part Two

In yesterday’s blog post from the Law Office of Bryan Fagan we introduced the topic of the attorney-client relationship. If you are interested in learning more about how a law office handles ...
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Defending against a Child Support Enforcement Case

If you are facing an enforcement case where your ex-spouse has asserted that you have missed child support payments then you can take heart that there are defenses that you and your attorney can offer ...
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Family Law Enforcement Hearings: Agreements to Settle and Trial

Most family law cases in general settle before a trial is reached and enforcement cases are no different, especially those where contempt is sought as a punishment. Contempt is basically when a court ...
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Preparing for an Enforcement case in Texas

In the event that your ex-spouse has violated a portion of your Final Decree of Divorce it is likely that you will want to hold him or her accountable for having done so. It could be that you were ...
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Modifying your divorce decree in Texas

So much effort, time and thought goes into the creation of a Final Decree of Divorce. If you have been through a divorce you know exactly what I am talking about. From the time that your Original ...
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Obtaining a copy of your Final Order

You’ve just made it through your family law case and are not trying to figure out what you need to do next. Whether it was a divorce, child custody, enforcement or modification case you are ...
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Texas Prenuptial Agreements: What can and what cannot go into one

At first glance, it may seem like the last thing you want to do as you prepare to marry someone is to discuss a premarital or prenuptial agreement. When you contemplate drafting such an agreement it ...
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Too Poor to Divorce in Texas?

I have had more than one person ask me, “how do you get a divorce when you don’t have any money?” This is a very understandable question. Breaking up is not only emotionally painful; ...
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Defining a material and substantial change in a child support modification case

Yesterday we spent a great deal of our blog post discussing the subject of how to modify a prior child support order in Texas. I can tell you from experience meeting with many clients of the Law ...
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Deviating from the Guideline amounts for child support and Modifying a Child Support Order

We discussed yesterday the sort of circumstances that could lead a court to determine that the Guideline levels of support as set forth in the Texas Family Code are not appropriate. Indeed, if you are ...
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Purposefully reducing income, fluctuating pay and other child support components

If you are in a position where paying child support appears likely as a result of your Texas divorce or child custody case it could be that you would go to extreme lengths to “fudge” the ...
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