Month: June 2015

Failing to pay child support can keep you from becoming a US Citizen

Your application to become a US citizen may be denied for failure to pay child support. Why? Good Moral Character To become a citizen, you must exhibit “Good Moral Character” (GMC) during the preceding 5 years before your citizenship application. One of the conditional bars to showing you have GMC is not supporting your kids. Federal …

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Child Support

Child support is money paid to provide some or all basic needs of a child such as food, clothing and child care, there are many other aspects that relate to child support. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about child support: 1) Child Support is Governed by State Law: Even though, a child support case might …

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Time limitations on enforcement of child support arrears

Many people assume that the attorney general stops enforcing child support arrears when the child turns 18. Often, however, this is not the case, and can lead to some scary situations for people who are unprepared. In Texas, the law states that the court maintains their jurisdiction for up to 2 years after the obligation …

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Canceling Health Insurance Plan for a Child Under a Court Order

  WHEN YOU WANT YOUR EMPLOYER TO STOP PROVIDING MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR YOUR CHILD There are some instances where a custodial or noncustodial parent wants their boss or human resources office to STOP deducting their paychecks for health insurance premium amounts that go toward insuring their dependent child. Employers who abide by family court orders may be reluctant to violate an order commanding them …

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