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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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  • Understanding a Notice/Order to Withhold Income
    Understanding a Notice/Order to Withhold Income

    If you have received an “Order/Notice to Withhold Income for Child Support ,” you must not disregard the document. This notice should be handled immediately as a Texas employer who knowingly fails to ...

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  • How can I change a child support order?
    How can I change a child support order?

    If you are having trouble keeping up with your child support payments you may be able to have the order changed. In order to do so, your first step should be to see if the other parent can reach an ...

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  • Child Support Calculation Guidelines - Then & Now
    Child Support Calculation Guidelines - Then & Now

    By Duane L. Coker For Throwback Thursday, I thought it'd be interesting to look at how Child Support guidelines, and specifically limits on the maximum amount of child support generally ordered by the ...

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