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Child Support Modification

By | 2017-01-25T20:55:01+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Divorce, Family Law|

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

By | 2017-01-18T18:00:49+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Child Support / Child Custody|

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 [...]

Child Support Increase

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:41+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Can you get a child support increase? How do you know if you can increase your child support? If you are a divorced parent receiving child support, you may be entitled to a child support increase.  The child support amount you receive was most likely set at the time of your divorce based on all [...]

3 Things to Do Before Your Divorce

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:43+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Blog, Divorce|

Everybody knows that getting a divorce is the legal part of ending a marriage.  But what everybody doesn't know is what you should do BEFORE your divorce or even think about getting a divorce.  You wouldn't buy a car without knowing what you wanted or about the make and model.  You shouldn't make a life [...]

Do I Need to See a Family Lawyer?

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:44+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

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 [...]

TEXAS DIVORCE DECREE: What is it?

By | 2016-10-30T04:34:54+00:00 April 4th, 2014|Divorce, Family Law|

TEXAS DIVORCE DECREE: What is it? Texas Divorce Decree A Texas divorce decree is one of the final orders entered in a divorce in Texas.  It is the order that ends the marriage.  It includes the requirements for the divorce in Texas, the information about the children, the information about property, information about debts and [...]

Divorce Legalese

By | 2016-10-30T04:35:00+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Divorce Legalese Legalese can be hard to understand.  Divorce legalese is even more specific. Here is my list of 5 divorce legalese financial terms that are at the top of the list of things I explain to my clients. See if any of your questions can be answered below: Child Support: Child support is an [...]

2013 Texas Child Support Modification

By | 2016-10-30T04:35:08+00:00 September 25th, 2013|Divorce, Family Law|

Texas Child Support is set using the paying parent’s income (obligor), the number of children and some other factors listed in the child support statutes including the cost of health care for the children. Texas child support is set using one of two charts to determine which percentage of the monthly net income of the [...]