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child support
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Many parents fighting for custody of their kids underestimate the intricacies of child custody evaluations. Not only are they time consuming and costly, there is a human component involved—the evaluator—which means custody evaluations are anything but routine. If you’re facing a child custody evaluation, it’s essential to understand the process and find a divorce attorney...
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Child support is a hot topic for clients at our Fort Worth family law firm. Some parents say that child support guidelines in Texas don’t adequately address their children’s needs. Conversely, other parents tell us their paychecks aren’t big enough to cover child support and the rest of their bills. Are these parents being unreasonable?...
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The Internet is bursting with information, and you’ll find plenty of how-to articles and videos on just about any topic—including divorce. Some people even turn to online divorce websites because they don’t want to pay thousands of dollars for a divorce attorney. What they don’t realize—and some of our clients have found out—is that going...
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Phone calls, text messages and email – using these forms of technology to communicate with your child is all the rage these days. Especially when you and your child don’t live in the same household anymore because of divorce. For parents in the Lone Star State, the use of virtual visitation  can be included as...
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Marriage may not be for you, but perhaps you and your partner still want to have children. It’s a common occurrence these days among adults, as many are putting off nuptials until they get older, or just aren’t interested in participating in the institution of marriage in general. But say, for example, that things just...
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In Texas, we’re used to hearing some tall tales that have been around so long, they’ve become more fact than fiction. So when it comes to child custody in the Lone Star State, it’s no surprise that a few yarns have been spun. When our Tarrant County, Texas-area clients come to us, they are sometimes...
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If you have doubts regarding who is a child’s biological father, then getting a court order for establishing paternity can be critical. This is true whether you believe you are the father of a child or you are a child’s mother and want to legally identify the father. However, before you do this, there are...
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Divorce can be of the most stressful and taxing experiences you can possibly go through. It brings up intense emotional feelings like sadness and rage. It forces you to confront terrible realities and it can be a horrendous fight from beginning to end as you work out disputes over child custody, child support, alimony and...
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According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau for 2011, mothers in Texas and elsewhere are statistically less likely to pay child support when they are the noncustodial parent. Contrary to popular belief, 32.1 percent of noncustodial mothers do not pay any child support while only 25 percent of noncustodial fathers do not make the...
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Texas parents may be interested in some information on how bankruptcy affects a person’s child support obligations. For those receiving support payments, this may make a huge difference in their ability to care for their children. When a court enters a child support order, it is difficult to anticipate what the future holds. Sometimes, financial...
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