These are the seven family law bills to keep your eye on during the 88th legislative session.
When “Stay Home, Work Safe” is “Stay Home, Not Safe”: Dealing with Domestic Violence During COVID-19
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.
What About My Weekend Visitation Rights: When the “Stay at Home” Order Replaces “Social Distancing”
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.
Well Isn’t That Super: Intercepting Tax Refunds to Cover Unpaid Child Support
If you owe back child support, your tax refund may be subject to an interception. Think of it like this: The football is the tax refund. The parent who has the obligation to pay child support is the intended receiver. The quarterback is the Department of Treasury and the Treasury Offset Program is the interception.
Bills, Bills, Bills: The Destiny of Texas Family Law During the 86th Legislative Session
January 8, 2019 marked the beginning of a 140-day sprint for 150 House members and 31 Senators to create or fine tune the family laws in Texas. While there was only been a handful of family law bills filed before the Legislature convened at noon, you can expect that by March, there will be tons of bills, bills, bills.
“Don’t Doubt Yourself. Trust Me You Need Me.”: Barristers, Bees and Bold Pro Se Parties
"Lawyers (Barristers) and Bees have something in common. They both perform a task that is vital to society."--Your Family Law Attorney
Summer Time Fine: The Impact Back Child Support Can Have on Your Summer Plans
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 …
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