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Frequently asked questions regarding child support in Texas

The fact that you are reading this blog post tells me that you have questions about child support. I know, I know: way to go out on a limb there, Mr. Lawyer. In all seriousness, the topic of child ...
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Understanding the basics of Child Support in Texas

The amount of time that you are in possession of your child after a divorce determines whether or not you will be responsible for paying or receiving child support. Should you be named the primary ...
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Cost Cutting Tips in your Texas child support case

While cost should not be the top priority when deciding to hire an attorney or to pursue a child support case it certainly is factor that you should be considering. Your goal of increasing, decreasing ...
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The benefits of hiring an attorney to represent you in a child support case

If you have been through a difficult divorce, the last thing you probably want to think about is the possibility of having to go back to the family law court in order to have another aspect of your ...
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Handling a Child Support case as a non custodial parent, Part Six

Determining what is in the best interests of your child As a parent, you likely have the belief that you know what is in the best interests of your child. Under most circumstances, our legal system ...
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Handling a child support case as the non custodial parent, Part Five

Receiving a court summons-What should you do? One minute you are minding your own business and the next you have been handed some paper from a person you’ve never met before that instructs you ...
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How to handle child support as the non custodial parent, Part Three

For many of you reading this blog you probably have no idea how to begin a child support case. It could be that as the noncustodial parent of your child you have limited access right now even to see ...
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How to handle child support as the non custodial parent, Part Two

In yesterday’s blog post from the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, we introduced our topic of child support cases from the noncustodial parent’s perspective. You are the non-custodial parent if ...
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How to handle child support as a non custodial parent

A benefit of being one of the attorneys working at the Law Office of Bryan Fagan is that I have the opportunity to meet with many in our community to talk to them about their problems and to see if ...
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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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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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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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Child Support in Focus: Retroactive Payments

In the event that you do not have a child support order from a Texas Family Law Court that has ordered the payment of child support from another person to you, it may be a question bouncing around in ...
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Reasons why Child Support in Texas may not follow the Statutory Guidelines

One size fits all is an approach that not only doesn’t work for blue jeans but also in the world of child support. The Texas Family Code has laid out its proscribed levels of child support that ...
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Child Support in Texas: What is the most you will have to pay and what are the exceptions to that rule?

Being worried about child support is normal if you are going through a child custody case or divorce. It’s normal if you’re the parent who is going to receive child support because odds ...
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Is there a statute of limitations for filing a claim for retroactive or pass-due child support in Texas?

This article addresses whether a child support statutes of limitations in Harris and Montgomery County in Texas. If there is already a court order The Texas Family Code states that a motion to render ...
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