Options for what? You might want to talk to a family law attorney in your county. There are many excellent free booklets on family law on the internet. Look under "Houston Bar Association" for a wonderful free booklet that explains basic family law. The TX A G website is also helpful....Read more »
I have a form from the attorney generals office that is notarized to not let him know of our location due to our safety. His mother is court ordered to not be around the kids without supervision. He breaks all the rules of the child support, including when he brings the kids back...it is never at... Read more »
Yes, only terminating his parental rights will end his parental rights. Judges want parents to support their kids so you might not be able to find a judge willing to sign your paperwork. I urge you to talk to a family law attorney immediately before you do anything.
Talk to a family law attorney in your county about filing for a modification and asking for legal custody. Look around for an attorney that will work with you regarding price. If mom agrees to the modification, it's only preparing paperwork for the judge to sign and stop the child support...Read more »
Contempt. If he won't pay then he can be fined or jailed. Perhaps 6 months in jail might make him more interested in paying his child support. Please call a family law attorney in your county for more assistance.
She has an open cps case. Her child from another man was given to the father in another state where she also had an open cps case. She fled that state and came to texas. She has a drinking problem and has random men come over. My daughter is only ten months.
Call a family law attorney tomorrow. You need the advice of an attorney in your county. I assume no court has declared that you are the bio father of this child. If you have a DNA test, that is a good place to start but a court must determine that you are the bio dad. Good luck! Lastly, I would...Read more »
If you have possession of the child for 6 months then you have legal standing to go to court and ask a judge for custody. It is irrelevant if you are a relative or not. I once got a "babysitter" custody because mom left and did not come back for over 6 months. I urge you to immediately...Read more »
If child does not live in the US then the Texas courts do not have jurisdiction over her. Have you talked to an attorney in Venezuela? If you come to Texas, the Texas court might make the child move to Texas -- do you want to move to Texas?
She's been seeing him every other weekend and won't take me off child support. She's just taking him and enrolling him in school there with very little warning to me. What do I need to do? I want custody and want to stop her.
He won't make her come home so I feel like I'm forced to let her stay now since police won't help. I agreed to let her stay through December and will let him enroll her in school. By doing this could it be mistaken as I'm agreeing to this and I wonder if the school will let me... Read more »
My case is in Texas by the way. I have been paying child support for many years now. My son who is 13 years old has been living with me for the past 3 months now. I turned in the affidavit notarized. But they say I still have to pay child support. Even though they had already told me my case... Read more »
2. Many times attorneys calculate what you would pay and what she would pay -- then the parent that would pay the high child support pays the difference to the other parent. So if she was ordered to pay $1,000 and you were ordered to pay $500...Read more »
Normally in Texas the order states that you must keep each other informed of your employer, home address and phone numbers. Sometimes if domestic violence has been an issue, this requirement can be removed. Without looking at your legal papers I cannot address your exact concerns. If you have...Read more »
I filed for divorce with my wife after 5 years of marriage. She responded with Motion of Mediation and asked for child support. I responded saying that I will pay child support but I strongly disagreed that there is any chances of reconciliation with her. Then, she charged me with Domestic Violence... Read more »
If the decree stated that you had to do something, like pay a debt or give her a car title, then she could take you back to court. Otherwise, after 30 days the court loses jurisdiction over your case and it is final.
File for a modification. You might consider mediation to resolve your differences. Normally if it has been a few years the court will look at child support and bring it current. I hope this info is helpful.
The decree was to be effective on Aug 1st, however her lawyer got it to me on the 13th. When is the decree in effect? I as well plan to appeal the judges decision, however I can't appeal it til after the decree is filed.
If there is an order then it states it's paid monthly. Just because you had the children for one month in the summer does not negate your need to pay child support for that month -- unless your decree states differently. If you don't understand it, take it to a family law attorney to...Read more »
Married in US, no kids and we live in Mexico, I'm Mexican and my spouse American. We don't own a house and we only have material things to divide... and the fact that my business was located in our home (his parent's), now I will have to move (or close) the business and I no longer... Read more »
If you now live in Mexico then where you married is irrelevant since you are no longer considered a Texas resident after you left Texas for more than 6 months. I don't know Mexican law. Talk to an attorney where you currently reside. I hope this info is helpful.
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