Orlando, FL asked in Child Support and Divorce for Texas

Q: Husband filed divorce

I don't know how to fill out the child support forms or the final decree

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Chad Zubi
Chad Zubi
Answered
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Greetings,

If your husband has filed for divorce (and especially since you have children) I suggest that you obtain counsel to help you navigate the entire process. It is not just a matter of filling out forms. The divorce decree specifically, is a detailed document that is going to play an important part in your life for potentially many years to come and it is important to have a qualified attorney help you obtain a deep understanding of each of its provisions. In addition, there are some courts that do not accept the checkbox style forms that you may be referring to. In my opinion, it is a mistake to proceed with a divorce without obtaining the advice of proper legal counsel.

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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A: You should seek the assistance of an attorney so that your best interest is taken into account, especially if he has an attorney. Many attorneys accept credit card payments, making it easier to afford one. If you absolutely cannot afford one, you should call the state bar and inquire about any pro bono attorneys in your area. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer

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