San Antonio, TX asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Texas

Q: What happens when child must change school because of bully problem?

My son was being bullied, so we agreed to move him to school by dad's. According to school rules, you must live in that area. Since then we have reversed the visitation, so he mainly lives with dad and I get the weekend and one day a week, we also still trade holidays. My son is Autistic and has ADHD. We have joint custody, but I am custodial parent. Dad now wants child support to change, in his favor, and would prefer we come to an agreement instead of fighting about it and spending money on lawyers. My son starts high school next year and he wants to go to school over there, he will not even discuss magnet or charter schools. His dad is a bit controlling and I wonder if he is influencing the decision. My son is doing well and I am more concerned with his happiness than money, but I don't know what the law is concerning these things.

1 Lawyer Answer

Rahlita D. Thornton

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A: Since your son is in high school then child support obligation is not that for that many years then my practical suggestion is that you continue to work together for the benefit of your son. If there becomes an issue or disagreement then of course consult legal counsel. Good luck.

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