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Common reasons for child support changes

A child support order is typically issued in Texas to ensure that the custodial parent receives financial support from the non-custodial parent in order to provide for the child or children shared by both parties. After an order has been issued, there are a few...

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How to file your taxes after divorce

After your first year of divorce in Texas, you may wonder how your taxes will change. Your taxes could go up, down or stay the same, depending on your unique situation and income bracket. Child tax credits Only the custodial parent can claim the child tax credit on...

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Joint custody tips for divorced parents

Joint custody after a divorce is usually complex in Texas. Co-parenting keeps both parents in their children's lives, so parents should put aside their differences and focus on their children. Some relationships are contentious and making shared decisions can feel...

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How does the court determine custody?

Texas parents who are involved in a custody case will need to go through a process in court. To establish custody, judges consider a variety of factors, some related to the relationship between the parents and the children and others related to the environment....

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Making divorce proceedings more tolerable

Divorce brings enormous stress for both spouses, and some of them may suffer significantly during the proceedings. Depression and anxiety could overtake someone saddened by the dissolution of a troubled marriage. Texas spouses headed to family court may reduce the...

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How do you modify child support in Texas?

In certain situations, Texas allows you to request a modification of your child support. Both the person responsible for paying the child support and the parent receiving the payments could request a modification. Parents can't change the child support payments...

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How to get ready for a custody hearing

Texas law generally allows both parents to have an opportunity to play a role in a child's life. However, a hearing is typically held to determine if doing so is appropriate in a given case. Let's take a look at some of the actions that you should take to prepare for...

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