One provision of a custody agreement that constantly seems to cause conflict is the child support obligation levied against a non-custodial parent. Despite the significant number of tools at the disposal of the custodial parent through the legal system, many parents who have a child support obligation choose to not pay what they owe. Whether this is because they feel that the sum they are charged with supplying is an unjust burden, or simply because they feel that they cannot afford to pay what they owe, they are placing themselves in a dangerous position.
Frank Sinatra Jr., the son of the famous singer, passed away this year. His ex-wife had filed for divorce in 2013.
Being incarcerated changes a variety of the aspects of your life. One aspect that won't automatically change is child support. How an incarceration affects you depends on if you are the parent who is paying child support or the parent who is receiving child support.
When a parent is behind on making child support payments, the penalties can impact virtually every aspect of his or her life. States vary on what those penalties are. Texas is considered to have some of the country's harshest.
In an effort to force people to pay their child support, Texas is changing the laws. Now, those who owe money are not going to be able to renew their license plates.
Those who are dealing with abusive partners need to know that they have the right to use protective orders. These orders can limit interaction between the two or make it illegal for the abusive party to even contact the other individual, thus serving to keep him or her safe.
It often seems like most advice about getting through a divorce and moving on with your life is written by and for women. Although it's a cliche, many women are more comfortable opening up about their feelings and fears than men are. However, divorced men can provide a wealth of information that can help other men still going through the process, particularly when it comes to big issues like parenting and new relationships.
If you marry in another country and then live in the United States, getting a divorce may have some complications. One Houston couple is now embroiled in a multi-million-dollar battle that reaches from Pakistan to Houston.
If you haven't been involved in a divorce or other family law case this year, you may not be aware of some of the changes that Texas state lawmakers made during 2015 to the Texas Family Code. These changes could impact divorce cases as well as child custody cases.
A man in Texas was wrongfully arrested on the grounds of sexual assault, and he was sent to prison. He stayed there for 25 years, getting out in the mid-1990s. Another man had committed the crimes, but this wasn't discovered until DNA evidence was used to clear his name.