How Long Does It Take To Get Child Support After Filing

How Long Does It Take To Get Child Support After Filing

Have you wondered how long does it take to get child support after filing? Review this guide to fully understand the process and timeline. Texas has 1.4 divorces per 1,000 people (CDC), many involving children. If you are a Texas parent filing for child support, you may be asking, “How long does it take to get child […]

The Child Support Review Process in Texas

Many divorcing or divorced couples are able to put their differences aside in order to negotiate custody and child support agreements that are in the best interests of their children. The state encourages this type of co-action, and offers these parents an alternative to having a judge decide child support, called the Child Support Review […]

What does child support cover in Texas?

There is a misconception about what child support covers in Texas. Many people believe the payments only cover the very basic necessities of a child’s care, like food and shelter. Child support does cover these expenses, but it covers many more costs related to the child’s care as well. Shelter expenses may include rental costs, […]

Child Support: Unmarried Dallas Parents

In terms of child support, unmarried parents can be required to either pay or receive it. Your responsibility as parents remains regardless of your marital situation with one another. Unmarried same-sex spouses have different rules, such as that they must petition for custody of a child. The Unmarried Father Responsibilities  If you are named in […]

Texas Child Support Laws: What Dallas Parents Need to Know

Texas child support laws require that a parent with whom the child does not primarily reside pay child support to the other parent (primary managing conservator, though commonly referred to as the custodial parent). The other parent, typically a non-primary managing conservator (commonly referred to as the non-custodial parent), will make these payments on a […]