I frequently tell my clients that custody battles are best approached by telling a story. The judge is a human being who is affected by a story. Whichever party tells the best story at court typically does better. The problem for a lot of men is that there are stereotypes that can tell the story … Read More
Divorce doesn’t have to be an adversarial, knock-down-drag-out fight. Despite what we see in celebrity news everyday, divorce can be a relatively painless experience depending on how you and your spouse handle it. In fact, whether you are just considering a divorce or are stuck in the middle of a difficult battle, mediation may be … Read More
Question: The other parent is late reimbursing me for uninsured medical expenses. How do I collect them?
Answer: Health insurance and payment of uninsured expenses are considered to be additional child support in Texas. In theory, the parent who pays for uninsured medical expenses (like copays, prescriptions, and deductibles) is supposed to send those receipts … Read More
Question: I was ordered to pay child support, but the child is now living with me. Do I still owe current child support?
Answer: The short answer is probably not, as to current child support. If a person ordered to pay child support were to then have the child for whom support was ordered living … Read More
Question: How do I collect back child support owed?
Answer: You probably need to file a Motion to Determine Arrearage. In the context of this lawsuit, you may contact the other parent to work out a payment plan. If you have been on public assistance, then the state will seek reimbursement from the parent who … Read More