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  • Parental Duties for the Support of Children’s Health
    Parental Duties for the Support of Children’s Health

    In general, there are specific duties that automatically arise from the legally recognized relationship between parent and child. One of the legally recognized parent-child relationship duties is to ...

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  • COVID-19 and Your Texas Child Support Obligation?
    COVID-19 and Your Texas Child Support Obligation?

    More and more of our past and present clients have been contacting us and asking what they should do about their child support payment if they are laid off, or otherwise unable to work, due to the ...

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  • How Are Child Support Payments Treated for Federal Income Tax Purposes?
    How Are Child Support Payments Treated for Federal Income Tax Purposes?

    Tax law is one of the most significant legal areas that often crosses over into family law practice. Because many family law cases involve rights to property and payment obligations, understanding the ...

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  • Securing Child Support with Life Insurance
    Securing Child Support with Life Insurance

    When a divorce or child custody suit involves a minor child, one parent may be awarded primary custody while the other parent may be required to pay child support. Such a situation typically arises ...

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  • Can the Court Suspend My License to Enforce Child Support Obligations?
    Can the Court Suspend My License to Enforce Child Support Obligations?

    The Duty to Pay Child Support A parent’s legal duty to provide financial support for their child is expressly recognized by Texas law. Under Texas Family Code § 151.001, “a parent of a child has…the ...

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  • Post-Divorce Modifications: Reasons to Change a Court Order
    Post-Divorce Modifications: Reasons to Change a Court Order

    Whether reached through out-of-court negotiations or litigation, divorce cases are finalized through court orders. These orders are binding legal obligations that detail how property is divided and ...

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