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Garnishing Wages After a Texas Divorce

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An issue that often arises after a couple gets divorced is delinquent child support and/or alimony payments. For example, nearly $33 billion was owed in child support in 2013, according to the Spruce. The amount of child support that was due to be paid averaged out to be $5,774 per year. However, most custodial… Read More »

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Child Support Awareness Month Highlights Parents Who Dutifully Meet Their Children’s Needs

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Data consistently shows that children living in a two-parent household grow up with more financial and educational advantages than children raised by a single parent. There is disputing the fact that a child will thrive when family members put their differences aside and work together to meet the child’s needs.  To celebrate the support… Read More »

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Understanding Child Support in Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

One of the most important issues that must be addressed in a divorce is the economic and emotional support of your children. Courts often use the “best interests of the child” standard when deciding custody. In terms of financial support, many courts rely on established guidelines based upon the household income and earning capacity… Read More »

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Getting Divorced and Having a Special Needs Child

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

According to a recent U.S. Census study, 54.4 million Americans (which equates to about one in five U.S. residents) have a disability. The number of children and youth between the ages of 3 and 21 receiving special education services was 6.6 million, according to NCES.gov. Among children and youth that received special education services,… Read More »

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Child Support Payments While Incarcerated

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Incarceration plays a substantial role in the lives of many families in the state of Texas. Statistics report that 143,000 individuals are currently incarcerated in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice system. There are many uniques issues and concerns that arise when one parent is sentenced to incarceration, including child custody, visitation, and in… Read More »

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Hiring A Private Investigator In A Texas Divorce

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

In an increasing number of divorces, private investigators are playing a significant role. While these investigators were once used to establish the grounds for a divorce, private investigators now prove particularly helpful in issues concerning child support and asset determinations. Roles Of A Private Investigator Private investigators use a variety of methods to obtain… Read More »

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Advice On Protecting College Funds During A Divorce

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

When divorce occurs in the state of Texas and a couple has children, many parents have a strong desire to make sure that the children do not suffer adversely in any way from the divorce. Many parents particularly worry that divorce will negatively affect the future of any children particularly when it comes to… Read More »

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What To Do If An Ex Is Not Paying Child Support In Houston

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Child support is a substantial obstacle for many divorced couples. In many situations, child support issues can make difficult divorces even more stressful. Situations also have been known to arise long after a divorce when a non-custodial spouse decides to stop paying child support without an order that is issued by the court. When… Read More »

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Recent Additions to Texas Family Law

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

In the last few months of 2016, Texas legislature has passed a series of new bills related to family law. While some of these updates to existing Texas law are straightforward, other changes are slightly more complicated. This article will examine the various laws that went into effect recently in Texas in the hopes… Read More »

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The Termination of Child Support in Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

The state of Texas enforces  regulations against parents who fail to pay child support. Once a court orders child support, the order remains in effect until the court or certain events terminate the order of support. In accordance with Texas law, there are only a few situations when a parent may stop paying court-ordered… Read More »

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