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Paternity and DNA Testing in Texas: What You Need to Know

Paternity and DNA Testing in Texas: What You Need to Know

It can be pretty horrible when you’re just minding your own business and you suddenly receive a letter from the Texas Attorney General’s Child Support Division, demanding that you pay thousands of dollars in child support. It would feel as if your world has turned upside down in a matter of seconds. To make it […]

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What is Paternity?

What is Paternity?

There are times that when a couple is not married but have children, the child will not have an acknowledged legal father. This is because Paternity is not yet established. In the eyes of the law, Paternity should be established in order for a child to have a legal father, even without the child’s parents […]

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How to File a Support Order in Texas

How to File a Support Order in Texas

Child support is the continuous payment made periodically by a parent for the benefit of the child. Different states provide different ways under their law on how to apply for a child support order. In Texas, the process of child support can overwhelm someone who does not have any idea what to expect. Being able […]

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Responsibilities of the Custodial Parent

Responsibilities of the Custodial Parent

A custodial parent is the one who has the sole physical custody of the child or the one with whom the child lives with for the most part. Custodial parenting involves a lot of responsibility which is just similar to any other aspect of being a dad or mom. Even if the parents of the […]

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What is a Summary Judgment in Texas?

What is a Summary Judgment in Texas?

A summary judgment is when a court disposes a case either because the party who filed the lawsuit or the petitioner does not have enough evidence to win the case or because a responding party or the respondent does not have a clear and proper defense to the allegations brought against him or her by […]

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Focusing on Your Child’s Best Interests

Focusing on Your Child’s Best Interests

Your child’s best interests will always be a key point in your divorce and child custody cases. As you are well aware, your child feels the impact of the divorce even more than you do. It’s really a sad reality that you have to accept and deal with properly. You and your spouse can have […]

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Responsibilities of the Non-Custodial Parent

Responsibilities of the Non-Custodial Parent

A non-custodial parent is the one who does not have primary physical custody over his or her children. However, it is possible for a non-custodial parent to have legal custody, even though he or she lacks physical custody of the children. Many non-custodial parents are actively involved in the lives of their children and they […]

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Child Support: Overtime, Bonuses, and Guideline Calculations

Child Support: Overtime, Bonuses, and Guideline Calculations

Child support is a responsibility of any parent. You could be having many different financial obligations so it’s quite natural to worry about how much child support will cost you. There will surely be many questions that will keep crossing your mind. These questions, you can always ask your lawyer for guidance, or you can […]

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How to Plan Your Estate When You are a Single Parent

How to Plan Your Estate When You are a Single Parent

There is a lot of responsibility that comes with being a parent and more so if a person is a single parent. One would constantly worry about what would happen to their children if they unexpectedly pass away and who would take care of them. Thoughtful estate planning is crucial for parents of all kinds. […]

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Texas Divorce Overview

Texas Divorce Overview

  Texas Divorce Overview   Everyone іѕ fаmіlіаr wіth the wоrd dіvоrсе but dоеѕ not know thе technicalities about it. It is іmроrtаnt thаt wе should bе able tо knоw things about dіvоrсе аnd whаt are thе thіngѕ thаt wе ѕhоuld соnѕіdеr about when people аrоund us or ѕресіfісаllу uѕ іnѕtеаd are planning tо еngаgе […]

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