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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: Modifications and Enforcements

In general, courts are wary about modifying orders that designate the parent with the exclusive duty to determine the primary residence of a child. This is the case in large part because courts do not ...
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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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Pre-Trial Essentials for a Texas family law enforcement case

If you have done any research or spoken with an attorney on the subject of enforcement cases then you have probably seen or heard the word “ contempt ” used a time or two. Contempt ...
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The Steps of an Enforcement Case in Texas family law court

All family law cases have different elements and circumstances that make them unique. If you were recently divorced and have been denied visitation opportunities with your child by your ex-spouse then ...
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Enforcement Suits in Texas Family Law, Part Six

For the most part thus far in our discussion on enforcement lawsuits in Texas family law cases, we have gone over some of the finer points associated with issues related to parents and children. ...
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Enforcement Suits in Texas Family Law, Part Five

Today’s blog post from the Law Office of Bryan Fagan will discuss additional remedies that are available to a parent in an enforcement case when there is money owed in child support. Our ...
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Keeping track of violations is key to winning an enforcement case in Texas

Keeping track of violations is key to winning an enforcement case in Texas If you are a divorced parent then you know the reality of having to rely on your former spouse to drop your child off at the ...
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Texas Child Visitation Enforcement

One of the biggest reasons people seek out our help in a divorce or custody case is there are children involved. One scenario that we hear frequently is that a parent will go to pick up the children ...
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Child Support Enforcement Actions in Texas

It is the public policy of the State of Texas that both parents of a child should play an active and involved role in their upbringing. While parents may get divorced or separate permanently, a Court ...
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Child Custody Basics in Texas

I often have potential clients that come into my office wanting “custody.” Custody is a term that means different things to different people. In my experience, child custody matters can be ...
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