Custody Rights of Fit Parents in Texas

Reading Time: 6 minutes Children are a contentious part of many divorces. Who will get primary custody? How does a judge decide what is fair? And what can you do if you think the court has made a mistake? Today’s blog will look at a recent decision by the Texas Supreme Court in a case called In Re C.J.C. […]

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What Are Reasonable Visitation Rights?

Reading Time: 6 minutes As a parent and going through a divorce, chances are you will be sharing custody with your ex. This means the court is likely to address the question of possession of the children and set up a reasonable visitation schedule. But you may be wondering, how does the court decide what are reasonable visitation rights? […]

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SSI and Child Support – Do I Have To Pay Child Support For A Child on SSI or SSDI?

Reading Time: 5 minutes A legal separation or divorce can be a very painful and lengthy, made complicated by calculations of child support obligations. Adding in the consideration of disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) can make SSI and child support issues even more difficult. Here’s what you need to know about whether you need to pay […]

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Child Support For A Disabled Child

Reading Time: 5 minutes The purpose of child support is to meet the needs of a child including all medical expenses. Receiving and paying for child support becomes more complex when a child is disabled. For a disabled child, the parent may receive a dependent disability allowance. This may boost the non-custodial parent’s ability to pay for child support. […]

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Texas Common Law Marriage and Divorce

Reading Time: 5 minutes Just about everyone has heard of “common law marriage.” But many people don’t really understand what the term means. For most of us, that’s not important. But if you are in this type of marriage and wanting to get out, it’s very important. The decisions you make could be both disappointing and costly. So today […]

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