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

Q: My son has 2 boys 9 and 10 years old. He and the mother were together for 4 years. He paid everything including ins.

insurance and her mothers rent and taxes. They split and she only allowed him 1 hour on Sunday to see them and only what she said they can do. Now its at 2 hours but he has not seen them in 10 months. He try to call them at the assigned time she gave them but has instructed boys they dont have to talk to him. Covid is excuse not to see yet they stay the night at neighbors. He buys their clothes and school supplies cause she won't take child support due to loosing gov assistance,but throws everything away. assistance, Christmas and birthday presents from him and family as well.. they now have twin step brothers they have only seen 4 times, twins are almost 2. Mom keeps boys from seeing dad all the time saying they are sick. Need to know what son can do without being in trouble about child support.

2 Lawyer Answers
Rick  Davis
Rick Davis
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Bryan, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Your son needs to hire an experienced Family Law attorney to file a Suit Affecting Parent-Child Relationship.

Sharita Blacknall
Sharita Blacknall
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Your son needs to hire an attorney to file a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. This will give him an enforceable order regarding visitation and child support. If the mother does not follow the court's order the Judge has the option to give your son extra visitation days to make up for the days he was denied, put the mother in jail, or fine the mother.

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