In 1996, the R&B group 112 released the hit "Cupid" with the lyrics "Cupid doesn't lie. But you won't know unless you give it a try". Twenty-five years later, and practicing law for almost ten of those years, I realize that 112 was partially correct. Cupid doesn't lie, nonetheless, people do.
Mediation is the alternative to conflict and the best option for those who want to have as much control as possible in the outcome of their case.
As the coronavirus crisis ravages the U.S. economy and many are starting to navigate some form of normalcy with this financial package, many are unaware that their check may not be in the mail. The IRS may reduce the amount you receive if you have past due child support payments that have been reported by states to the Treasury Department.
The alarming rise in positive tests and subsequent deaths led to a hopeful outcome to this confinement. Unfortunately, for victims of domestic violence, "Stay Home, Work Safe" is equivalent to stay home, not safe. It is, in fact, toxic.
As more tests become available and people are testing positive for COVID-19, a parent would have every right to feel anxious for health concerns. But, what happens when one parent is not willing to surrender the child or exercise visitation in light of a "stay at home" mandate.
When good times roll into child support obligations, a parent may wonder, "what exactly IS my obligation?" Attorney Putman answers real life Questions regarding Child Support Obligations with Answers directly sourced and cited from the Texas Family Code.
Much like pre-nuptial agreements, paternity testing for unmarried partners may be a touchy subject. Does the truth of a biological father's identity outweigh the seemingly uncomfortable conversation of paternity testing for unmarried partners?
For lawsuits filed or modified on or after September 1, 2018, the amount of the child support package may* increase.
By: Angelica Olunkwa While summer time in Texas means floating the river and road trips to South Padre Island, many individuals plan to travel abroad. With reasonable flight prices and a 2.5 hour travel time, Cancun, Mexico and Cozumel, Mexico have long been popular resort towns for many Houstonians. While the anticipation of white sand …
By: L. Hedayatpour The Texas Attorney General Child Support Division ranked first in the nation for collecting $3.8 billion in child support for the fiscal year ending on Sept. 30, 2015, according to KXXV News in Waco, Texas. In total, $11 billion in child support is owed state-wide, and many parents are struggling to pay …