Raising children is expensive, and as kids get older they require more. If you receive child support, you may be struggling to keep up. Is it time to revise your child support orders? Where do I find my child support orders? Child support orders are court orders and can be included in a Final Decree of Divorce, a Paternity Decree, a modification of previous orders, or can be stand-alone … [Read more...] about Is it Time to Revise Your Child Support Orders?
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Covid-19 ha trastornado nuestro mundo. Incluso las cosas que damos por concedidas deben pensarse cuidadosamente. Nuestra oficina ha recibido consultas de padres preocupados sobre cómo manejar las visitas de niños durante covid-19. 1. Comprenda que cualquier orden judicial que tenga ahora todavía está vigente. Esto incluye órdenes de custodia y visitas, incluso si son inconvenientes o incluso si … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Consejo # 18: Visitas de niños durante Covid-19
Family law is a complicated area of law, even when the subject is a nuclear family in which the two people involved are both biological parents of the children in the family. However, even more complications can arise when venturing into areas of law that are different from what most people in our society have come to think of as “the traditional family”. Specifically I am speaking of situations … [Read more...] about Why it is so important to have a legally valid Donor Contract or Gestational Agreement
Last time, we discussed child support/visitation contempt and enforcement suits from the point-of-view of the filing party. This time we will present the other perspective. If you are served with this type of suit, first of all, remain calm. DO NOT call, email or write your ex in anger. This can come back to haunt you later on. Secondly, read the suit and the allegations very carefully. Do … [Read more...] about When Your ex Files a Contempt Suit Against You
Adoption of an adult can be a fairly straightforward process. The adoptee’s biological parents do not need to be notified of the adoption and are not entitled to have a voice in the proceedings. There are many reasons to proceed with a formal adoption, even after the “child” reaches adulthood. The most common situation is one in which a step-parent has wanted to adopt the … [Read more...] about Basic Facts About Adult Adoption in Texas