In the Family law context, a common problem is that parents mistakenly believe they can modify their child support order through an informal agreement. Whether the informal agreement is oral or in writing it will not be effective in modifying the parents’ underlying support Read More
The Coronavirus, Courts, and Family Law – How Your Case Could Be Affected During the Pandemic
Written by Christopher Lambert Many litigants feel a sense of uncertainty and a sense of dread about their family law cases, even when pandemics are not involved. However, now that the Corona Virus Disease, referred to formally as COVID-19, has turned the world upside down, more people Read More
How and why can a child be removed from a parent by CPS?
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, sometimes known as TDFPS or commonly referred to as CPS (“Child Protective Services”), can remove a child from a parent if there is a reasonable belief that there is an immediate danger to the child’s physical health or safety. The Read More
Modification of Texas Child Support
I usually receive a telephone call about once a week from someone who has lost their job and asking how they can reduce the amount of child support that they are paying under an existing Dallas, Denton, or Collin County child support court order. Maybe the order is from their Dallas Read More