If you owe large sums of overdue child support, a new Texas program may keep you from registering your vehicle. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is now denying motor vehicle registration renewals to noncustodial parents who have gone ... » Learn More about No Vehicle Registration for Deadbeat Parents
Many parents may dread explaining an upcoming divorce to their children. The conversation can be emotional and challenging for all involved. There are, however, some strategies parents can use to make the process go more smoothly, and help their ... » Learn More about Telling Your Kids about an Upcoming Divorce
Often times the first setting in a family law case will be a Temporary Orders Hearing. Temporary Orders will obtain present relief from the court. A temporary orders hearing is typically set three to four weeks filing date. At that hearing, the court ... » Learn More about The Temporary Orders Hearing – What’s It About?
When a non-custodial parent is ordered to pay child support to a custodial parent, the obligation is set out to last until the child either turns 18 or graduates from high school, whichever occurs later. However, during this period, circumstances may ... » Learn More about Circumstances Change. Should Child Support Change?
Sometimes a male client will come to a family law attorney and ask about a paternity test for a child that the mother alleges they have fathered with them. If the parties were married or have been monogamous for a significant period, paternity may ... » Learn More about What About a Paternity Test?
Father's Day was just this past weekend. I hope every Father out there got the tie he wanted or the drill he needed. More importantly, I hope every Father out there got to spend real quality time with their son or daughter. The third weekend in June ... » Learn More about Father’s Day – Five Rules to Follow for Divorced and not Divorced Fathers
Father's Day can be a difficult time for many children due to many factors including divorce. As a result, many children don't have the opportunity for what many consider a "traditional" Father's Day. I'd like to share some thoughts about the ... » Learn More about Father’s Day-From a Family Law Attorney’s Perspective
When parents separate or divorce, it will likely mean that at least one parent will have to make a new home for themselves and the children. Where the parents respective homes will be can cause some conflict over determining what locale the children ... » Learn More about There’s No Place Like Home – Residence Restrictions
David Letterman recently ended his long running residence at the Late Show on CBS, which he had been hosting since 1993. In that time, he hosted more than 4,000 episodes of the Late Show, not including his time on NBC before this as host of Late ... » Learn More about Child Support – End of an Era
Under a standard possession schedule, the possession of the children during school and holidays is set out with specificity to make the parties aware of what time they have with the children. During the school year, a non-custodial parent receives ... » Learn More about Summer Possession – How Does It Work?