I have two boys ages 4 & soon to be 3 years old. I have been receiving some child support for a few months now. At the time we had our mediation I had no issues with visitations. We've had many differences since. I would like to fight for him to at least have supervised visitations or maybe even... Read more »
We do not share information on who we date with one another. I am ready to remarry. Since remarriage doesn't usually affect child support payments, am I required to submit some form of notification to the other parent or can I keep my life private. This is under the assumption that the new spouse... Read more »
My ex has been keeping my daughter from me for a number of years. He tells everyone he has full custody, the last court papers I received, said joint custody. I need some serious help but don't make a lot of money because of going to school and providing for my two other children. Where do I start,... Read more »
Your best bet is to somehow borrow money from family and hire a lawyer. If you cannot do that, you should seek out Legal Aid or some Pro Bono clinic where you live and see if you can get a lawyer for free based on being indigent.
You theoretically are entitled to represent yourself but I...Read more »
He confessed to cheating on me since March and left in June. Our kids are 22,20&18 and our youngest is in school. He runs his own company. Do I need to file for divorce? Am I entitled to part of the company? Am I entitled to child support? Or any kind of financial help from him?
You may have a common law marriage. It requires proof of three elements: 1. Agreement to consider yourselves married; 2. Cohabitation in the State of Texas; 3. Holding out/representing to the public that you are married.
The third one is usually the disputed issue. You can prove it by...Read more »
Absent a court order to the contrary, you both are equally entitled to possession of the child. Therefore, if you can get possession of the child and leave in a manner which does not expose the child to harm or makes you commit criminal conduct, you may take the child.
My 10 year old came to me crying stating he feels he is in a tug of war between myself (mother) and his grandmother. She undermines my parenting as much as she can when my son goes over to her house. Example- his teacher said he wasn’t doing well in class because he “just doesn’t care” so I... Read more »
Hire a lawyer to file a Petition to Modify the last order giving GM visitation. And, if your court order permits, take your child to see a mental health professional (one who doesn’t mind testifying in court!) and get the counselor to back you up.
The tax bills are in his name. He says that I don't own any part of the three lots in Benbrook, Texas because they show him as "owner". I told him that Texas is a community property State. He doesn't believe that I have a part of the ownership.
When I started paying child support 4 years ago I had I job where I was making decent money. I lost that job shortly after but my child support amount 4 years later is still the same amount from when I was working that job. Ive made several attempts to get it changed because I don't make no where... Read more »
My sister is pregnant and due in about 2 weeks she does not want the baby and is willing to sign over all her rights to me she does not know who the dad of the baby is how would I go about getting custody of the baby so I can take it home from the hospital when it is born?
I am needing to know if I have a case or not. I have gotten different answers from different attorneys. My son’s grandparents sued me for visitation when their son died. My son was 3 and is now 10. They alienate my parenting with undermining and play “good cop, bad cop” so my rules don’t... Read more »
I have great insurance on my son. It is just that you have to go in-network to get the benefits. If she doesn’t use it and runs up bills, do I still have to pay 1/2 of out of pocket costs? I pay a large premium for insurance for him and also have a health savings card for meds and deductibles. Help!
Your court order should have provisions stating that whoever uses out of network providers then has to pay 100% of the out of pocket/uninsured expense. That provision used to be part of the standard language in court orders but the form changed several yrs ago to delete it, not sure why. If your...Read more »
I live with my mother in her home in Texas. She has dementia and its getting to the point I can't care for her. She has not appointed anyone power of attorney. I was wondering what would happen to her home if state rules she needs to be placed in nursing home if they become her guardian. Her home... Read more »
So her new husband could adopt them. Do the children have a right to his property and get to decide how and where he will be buried? Also our mother and father are deceased. As the oldest sibling do I have the right to make these decisions. My brother had no will.
It depends. If his rights were formally terminated by a Texas court order, that order would have normally had a paragraph stating whether the rights to inherit were terminated as well. Get a copy of that order and call me or consult an attorney.
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