The attorney General (child support) is taking my ex to court for contempt. He owes me 20k in arrears and hasn't been paying me. They said I might have to testify. I do have a few documents to prove that he is making money and has alot of "toys" ex. Multiple vehicles, boats, etc.... Read more »
Yes. Unless you are an attorney yourself or have legal experience with a relatively simple matter, hiring someone with the education, training, and experience to handle a matter usually produces a more favorable outcome than attempting to do it yourself. Unfortunately, attorneys do cost money....Read more »
The non-custodial parent should file a suit to modify the current court orders on the ground that the custodial parent has voluntarily relinquished possession of the child. If the custodial parent had not show any intent to return or provide for the child's needs, 3 months is the requisite...Read more »
If you can afford an attorney you should get one. Enforcements and modifications are very technical. An experienced attorney will be able to help you navigate, prepare, strategize, and execute a plan based on your goals for the situation.
Per my divorce decree, i have joint conservatorship of my daughter, with me being deemed as the 'primary parent". My ex is trying to change that saying that and filed a motion with the court saying she needs to be the primary parent, due to our child's school grades are not good.... Read more »
The terms for conservatorship, possession of or access to a child can be changed if the circumstances of the child, or of either parent have materially and substantially changed since the rendition of your divorce decree and the requested modification is in the best interest of the child.|...Read more »
Am I responsible for my son damaging his cell phone that the other parent provides?
My son's mother has consistently insisted my son use and have access to the device she provides. I have never been given access to this device but have allowed it be used by my son to avoid drama. My... Read more »
Under section 41.001 of the Texas Family Code, a parent who has the duty of control and reasonable discipline of a child is liable for property damage proximately caused by the negligent conduct of the child if the conduct is reasonably attributable to the negligent failure of the parent to...Read more »
If you can't afford a lawyer, your best bet may be to ask the court to appoint you an attorney. Typically the court will want you to fill out some paperwork swearing that you are indigent (have no money). Very few attorneys advertise themselves as "pro bono" and I...Read more »
There are a few options depending on what direction you want to go. Here is a couple: 1. You can request termination of his parental rights or 2. You can file for a modification to make you the sole managing conservator with exclusive right to make the major decisions and ask for enforcement of the...Read more »
she had him served with c. support papers not custody and a TRO and now he cant speak to his daughters who he talks to nearly every day (one is 12 and the other is 6). Both children already get a check from ssdi and that amount will be going up since his oldest daughter ( from a previous... Read more »
I am unclear as to why he was also served with a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO). There should've been an affidavit include with the paperwork for the restraining order that explains what the allegations are for the TRO. When in Ex Parte TRO is obtain, a hearing must be set no more than 14...Read more »
We are joint managing conservators. I'm the non-custodial, but I had no idea that she would take my daughter to an allergy specialist and begin treatment without consulting with me. Now she is asking for half the cost, but i would like to get a second opinion. How Does that work?
Are you serving a Motion for Enforcement? Or a subpoena? Those are two different documents
If you are serving a Motion for Enforcement and if your ex is an employee of the company in Georgia, you cannot serve a Motion for Enforcement for your ex, by serving the company that they work for or...Read more »
I filed a petition in Tarrant County to have my case moved to Collin County (where the kids and I reside) and to modify the order. My ex husband filed his own petition 6/14 without actually answering mine. I was informed that I can not move forward until I am served or I should reach out to his... Read more »
If you do not agree to sign a Waiver of Service, the Court will not send you any information. The non-custodial parent's attorney will simply send a sheriff, constable or private process server to serve you with the Motion to Confirm Child Support Arrearages. That should also come with a...Read more »
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