Amongst the war of differing parenting styles, the one thing we’re confident all parents can agree on is: children don’t come cheap. Indeed, a 2018 study showed that the average cost to raise a single child in the U.S. rounded out to a cool, ... » Learn More about How Does Texas Calculate Child Support?
A Texas father who was sentenced to six months in jail for nonpayment of child support began his jail sentence after his appeal was rejected. The man owed more than $3,000 in back child support when he realized the money that was being garnished by ... » Learn More about Texas man begins jail sentence for late child support
“I have lost my job; how do I pay my child support that is coming due? What relief, if any, am I going to get? What happens if I file for unemployment? Is my stimulus rebate program check subject to child support I owe? These are all timely, ... » Learn More about Coronavirus & Paying Child Support
The National Child Support Enforcement Team, known as NCSEA, has announced that the Texas Child Support Division has the best child support collection program in the United States. The program came in first for collections, cost effectiveness and ... » Learn More about Texas wins child support recognition
Some of us love Facebook and Twitter, to a lesser extent.. I know I do. I have enjoyed catching up with people I knew as a child, keeping up with current friends and what is going on with them, and what is happening in my professional life. Folks ... » Learn More about Social Media + Divorce and Custody Cases = Bad Things
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
Much media attention has been paid lately to the poor behavior of famous "family men" across the country, including former California governor and movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger. When word got out that he has a secret child with his family's ... » Learn More about How Much Child Support Could Arnold Schwarzenegger Be Ordered to Pay?
Men who think they have been ordered to pay child support for a child that is not theirs may benefit from a recent law, but they must act quickly. The Texas laws regarding contesting paternity will become stricter beginning in September of this ... » Learn More about Looming Texas Deadline for Men Who Suspect Mistaken Paternity
Texas law now gives men the opportunity to contest paternity and end financial obligations. Until this spring, it was nearly impossible to reverse alleged mistaken paternity even if a DNA test later showed no relationship to the child. To have a ... » Learn More about Hope for Victims of Mistaken Paternity
Texas child support is getting a raise Every six years, the State of Texas reviews the formulas used to calculate child support payments. This year, they are raising the “cap limit” to adjust for inflation. The new formula goes into effect in ... » Learn More about Child Support is Going Up