Corpus Christi, TX asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Texas

Q: Can I legally move with my children? I’m custodial parent.

Children’s father is $13 grand behind on child support..just will not work.He hasn’t held the medical insurance in more than a year. Have taken him to court because he refused to go by 50/50 custody and moved outta state. Took him back at my expense $1000..&refused to agree to standard unless I dropped assault charges..did so. Asked for child care money since I paid his half for over a year on his court ordered week when he didn’t get the kids. Agree to an xtra $500 only he chose day care..and he wanted oldest in latchkey. I did all of his demands and papers were signed and granted the $500. A week later he was fired. So I have in expensive day care and I haven’t received any support from aug till feb..February got about $200 and he only worked 3 wks before getting fired. He did file income tax ..& I had to pay for to the tax preparer which took care of some back pay. Still has not worked since February. So can i move to better our lives. He has changed # so i can’t even get ahold

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1 Lawyer Answer

Gary D. Peak

Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Eastland, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Sounds like you need a good attorney to take him back to court and have him help in contempt and maybe get him to agree to modify some of the terms to allow you to relocate in exchange for not asking the court to throw him in jail, or suspend his driver's license if meet the requirements for that.

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