Mac-Arthur Pierre-Louis

Mac-Arthur Pierre-Louis, Attorney at Law & Mediator, is managing attorney at The Pierre-Louis & Associates, PLLC Law Firm. A former Assistant Attorney General for the Texas OAG and former public school teacher, Mac blogs on YourChildSupportLawyer.com (@childsupportesq) to educate the public on the law. Visit him at http://highway6lawyers.com/macpierrelouis No content on this blog should be deemed legal advice, nor does any content create an attorney-client relationship. Please seek professional legal advice since this blog is for informational purposes only.

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Can You Change Your Last Name to One Different From Your Maiden Name in a Texas Divorce

Under the Texas Family Code, a spouse may change her name back to a “name previously used by the party.” Sec. 6.706. CHANGE OF NAME. (a) In a decree of divorce or annulment, the court shall change the name of a party specifically requesting the change to a name previously used by the party unless …

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2019 Harris County Family Judges – District & Child Support Court

The Texas State Family District Courts of Harris County (as of this blog post date) are listed here by the Harris County District Clerk. Most of judges are new and were sworn in after the recent November 2018 judicial elections. The child support (IV-D) courts are specialized “Administrative” courts that hear child support matters.  The Harris …

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MANUALLY CALCULATING CHILD SUPPORT IN TEXAS CORRECTLY TO THE PENNY!

It can be challenging to calculate child support correctly. Plenty of apps and software I have reviewed do not give correct answers. These apps and software sometimes do not factor in all the necessary values the law requires when calculating child support, such as credits. Or they begin calculations with outdated tax data. Further still, …

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