Category: Child Support

Child support issue discussion in Bob Leonard Law Group’s Fort Worth,Family Law Blog.

Texas Family Law Changes September 2018

How Will The Texas Family Law Changes Affect Your Child Support? Dental Insurance Required. Effective September 2018! Texas Family Law Change: dental insurance coverage is a must according to the Texas Legislature.  In 2015, the state amended the child support section of the Family Code with new law requiring dental insurance to be part of the [..]

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Child Support Solutions

Child Support is a Long Term Obligation Although the parents are no longer married or together, they are yoked for co-parenting.  Most people can work through that given enough time. But child support?  It creates a continuous conflict and this battle can go on until the children age out when they turn eighteen. For some [..]

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Legal Terms Glossary: Understanding “Legalese” in Family Law

Legal Terms Glossary to Help You Understand Your Family Law Attorney Legal Terms are Confusing Legal Terms can be really confusing.  Most professions have jargon used only in their profession.  Most other groups have some of their own language.  But, we can all agree that attorneys are the worst! Legal Terms Cause Miscommunication Attorneys have [..]

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Divorce with Special Needs Child

Divorce with Special Needs Child: Challenges Divorcing parents of a special needs child face additional challenges.  When entering into a divorce with children, parents typically consider the best interests of their children. As parents of a special needs child, it is especially important to pay particular attention to how the divorce affects the child. Raising [..]

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Coping: Holiday Conflict Resolution

Holiday Conflict Is a Reality Posting near holidays presents a real dilemma.  I want to post pictures of feasts and family celebrations, kids hunting eggs, unwrapping gifts, lighting the Menorah or Kinarah, decorating the Christmas tree, blowing out birthday candles and watching fireworks. I also recognize that the holidays can be a stressful time for divorced families, [..]

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Divorce Court: What the Judge Can and Cannot Do

WHAT THE DIVORCE COURT CAN AND CANNOT DO Several times a year, I hear from someone (usually prospective clients) who want something that the courts just can’t deliver. So here is what a court can and cannot do. The Divorce Court Can Divide Marital Property and Order Action Courts can order someone to pay a certain amount of [..]

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Three D’s in Divorce: Avoid Them

Three D’s In Divorce: Avoid Them  I call them the Three D’s in Divorce, because they are areas where we see people get into trouble during their divorce, and sometimes, it hits them hard. The First “D”- DRUGS The first “D”of the Three D’s in Divorce is drugs. If children are involved in any family law matter, then [..]

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