Modifying Child Support Divorce Decrees are final orders. However, that doesn’t mean that what is in there can never be changed. Child support can be changed under certain circumstances. And, effective in 2015, two specific ways the court may modify or change child support are included in divorce decrees. It is required to be included [...]
3 Unique Child Support Situations When people reach agreements in divorce, they are able to customize certain parts of their case. One of the areas we most commonly tailor for clients is parenting time or their possession schedule. When that happens and the agreed possession schedule differs from Standard Possession, you may wonder what happens [...]
Do I Need to See a Family Lawyer? How do you know if it is time to see a family lawyer after your divorce? Is it the first thing you should do, or should you think about other options also? What to do and what direction you should go are tough questions after divorce. How [...]
Your Divorce was 5 Years Ago – Should Your Child Support be Reduced? At the time of divorce, your child support was set based on the income you were making, the number of children you had and calculating those factors to get the amount of child support you would pay each month. And, if you [...]
*Update: Effective January 20, 2017, there is a new Denton County Standing Order. Please see my current post here. The new Order can be found here - Denton County Standing Order 2017. Denton County Standing Order In Denton County, an order called the Denton County Standing Order Regarding Children, Property and Conduct of the Parties [...]
Child Support Modification Child support is set in final orders based on the income and children at the time of the orders. But, your child support amount doesn’t have to stay that number forever. Child support can be change by requesting a child support modification. If you think you might need your child support [...]
Tip of the Week: Is Your Family Changing? Do you have a good network of support? Friends, church groups, support groups are all great sources of support if your family is changing. In our office, we practice family law which includes adoptions of all kinds as well as divorce and we see families changing every [...]
Consider all of your options when you are in the middle of a family law case including trial/hearing, mediation, arbitration and collaborative law. Become knowledgeable on the methods and how they can work for you.