Can I get child support after remarriage?

Child support after remarriage generally continues as usual no matter which parent gets remarried. Texas’ child support system does not take into consideration the marital status of the parents, only their responsibility to support the children. If you or your ex-spouse is considering remarriage, here is what you need to know about child support. New […]

Can my wages be garnished if I fail to pay child support?

Your wages can be garnished if you fail to pay child support. In fact, wage withholding for child support is automatic in Texas, per Texas Family Code §158.001. If you are unable to meet your obligation to make the ordered support payments, request a modification of your child support through the proper channels. If you […]

Types of Income Included When Calculating Child Support in Texas

Calculating child support in Texas is supposed to a relatively simple procedure using a state-specified formula, which includes the paying spouse’s net income. However, it can get a little tricky given the fine print regarding what types of income are included, what types of income are exempt, and what types of deductions you can make. […]