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How does child support work when you have 50/50 custody?

Posted by Bhavesh on February 12, 2018

Most courts agree that a child benefits from a strong relationship with both parents after a divorce. For this reason, there is a growing trend of 50/50 custody agreements. So how does this affect child support? Most states, Texas included, do not have very clear guidelines as to how child support works with 50/50 custody. […]

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Can Child Support Be Modified?

Posted by Bhavesh on January 17, 2018

Child support is typically paid until a child reaches the age of 18, but support payments very rarely stay the same throughout the child’s life. Sometimes child support payments are automatically increased when children reach milestone ages, but payments can also go up or down based on changes in the financial circumstances of either parent. […]

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How to increase my chances of getting full custody during my divorce?

Posted by admin on December 18, 2017

Getting custody of your children is one of the most vital parts of any divorce. If children are in the mix, it’s imperative that they go to the right parent. This ensures a proper and stable upbringing, and this is why it takes the courts time in order to guarantee the custody has gone to […]

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Tips for filing child custody in Texas

Posted by admin on December 11, 2017

In Texas, child custody (conservatorship) is usually granted by a family law judge who gives a verdict based on the dictum of the child’s best interest. Although the judge decides on the terms of conservatorship, there is always the presumption that joint custody is most beneficial to children. Below are three tips to help you […]

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What is a mother’s rights for custody?

Posted by admin on November 15, 2017

Years ago, the family law courts gave custody of the children to the mother. The courts believed that the mother was the best parent to provide care for small children. All states changed the laws to allow fathers to seek custody of the children. Now, judges base their custody decisions on the children’s best interests. […]

Child custody

Mother’s rights for custody.

Posted by admin on November 14, 2017

A family law attorney will be familiar with the family law statutes of your state. If you are having child custody issues, the Jackson Law Firm may be able to help you. For more information click here.

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How to file for child custody?

Posted by admin on August 16, 2017

A parent files for child custody by either filing for divorce or filing a paternity action in court. A divorce action creates a custody order and parenting time schedule as part of the divorce proceedings. A paternity action establishes a second legal parent along with custody and a parenting time schedule. In both cases, a […]

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Child custody: what are the different types?

Posted by admin on July 17, 2017

Child custody is a sensitive topic that is rarely understood as it should by divorcing parents. If you are divorcing and have a small child, the question of custody will be relevant during the process. For more information click here

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What are the different types of child custody?

Posted by admin on July 13, 2017

Child custody is a sensitive topic that is rarely understood as it should by divorcing parents. If you are divorcing and have a small child, the question of custody will be relevant during the process. Understanding child custody will save you the uncertainties that come with custody battles. It is necessary to understand different types […]