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Supporting Our Little Ones; The Ins and Outs.

On Behalf of | Nov 29, 2023 | Firm News

Child Support is a crucial aspect of family law, ensuring that children receive the financial support they need for a stable and healthy upbringing. In the state of Texas, the legal system has specifically guidelines and processes in place to address child support matters. Let’s delve into the key aspects of child support in the Lone Star State. Firstly, In Texas, child support calculations are primarily based on the income of the noncustodial parent. The court considers a percentage of the noncustodial parent income, with adjustments for health insurance costs and other factors. Second, child support in Texas often includes provisions for medical support, which may require the noncustodial parent to contribute to the child’s healthcare expenses. The court can order one or both parents to provide health insurance for the child if it is reasonable in cost. Lastly, the state of Texas takes child support enforcement seriously. Various methods are employed to ensure compliance, including wage garnishment, interception of tax refunds, and even suspension of driver’s licenses for nonpayment. Child support in Texas is designed to prioritize the best interests of the child, ensuring they receive the financial support necessary for their well-being.

If you would like to learn more or believe you are eligible to receive child support for your little ones. Give our office a call, we are more than happy to guide you through the process to ensure you get the support you deserve.