How Much is Child Support?

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How Much is Child Support in Texas? Child support is a financial obligation imposed by the court on one or both parents to ensure that a child’s financial needs are met, especially after divorce or separation. In Texas, like many states, the amount of child support is determined by a set of guidelines. Understanding these […]

Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights

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What is Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights? The relationship between a parent and child is a sacred bond, built on love, trust, and a mutual responsibility for each other’s well-being. However, there are circumstances when it’s deemed necessary by the state to intervene and terminate this bond for the sake of the child’s well-being. This […]

Understanding the Basics of Joint Custody in Texas

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Joint Custody in Texas Child custody can be one of the most emotionally-charged issues that parents face during a divorce or separation. As parents grapple with the many changes that come with ending a relationship, they must also make decisions about how to best provide for their children. In Texas, like many other states, the […]

What Questions Are Asked At A Divorce Final Hearing?

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What Questions To Ask A Divorce Lawyer During Consultation Divorce is a complex and challenging process. The legal proceedings involved can seem overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time navigating the legal landscape. One of the most critical parts of this process is the divorce hearing, where the couple, their attorneys, and the judge come […]

Adoption In Texas

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The Adoption Process in Texas: A Comprehensive Guide Adopting a child is a life-changing decision that comes with its fair share of emotional and legal challenges. When considering adoption, it is vital to familiarize yourself with the laws and processes involved. If you live in Texas, the state’s regulations apply, and understanding them will make the […]

The Basics of Joint Custody and Child Support

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What Are The Child Custody In Texas? In Texas, child custody is referred to as “conservatorship.” Instead of a custodial parent and a noncustodial parent, Texas has “managing conservators” and “possessory conservators.” Managing Conservatorship (Custody) This typically refers to the parent who has the right to make important decisions about the child’s life, such as […]

What is Child Protective Services and How Can It Affect my Case?

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When To Call Child Protective Services Child Protective Services (CPS) is a governmental agency in many states of the United States that responds to reports of child abuse or neglect. They work along with law enforcement, schools, and health care providers to ensure the safety and well-being of children. In Texas, CPS is a part […]

How Does Joint Custody Affect Child Support?

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How Does Joint Custody Work? Joint custody generally refers to shared responsibilities between parents for their child. This can mean joint legal custody, where both parents share decision-making responsibilities for the child, joint physical custody, where the child spends substantial time living with both parents, or both. Who Has To Pay Child Support In Joint […]

Stepparent Adoption

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Understanding the Dynamics of Stepparent Adoption Being a stepparent can be a challenging but fulfilling role, offering an opportunity to build a unique and enduring bond with your stepchild. But for some families, the stepparent-stepchild relationship grows to a point where the stepparent wants to make that bond official and permanent through adoption. Let’s delve […]

Beating Contempt of Court for Child Support

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How To File Contempt of Court Child Custody Child support enforcement is an important mechanism in ensuring that children receive the financial resources they need for their well-being. However, noncustodial parents may sometimes face difficulties fulfilling their financial obligations, resulting in contempt of court charges. This article will guide you through some steps you can […]