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FATHER SAYS HE’S STILL PAYING CHILD SUPPORT FOR 3-YEAR-OLD SON WHO DIED 25 YEARS AGO

Found this story rather interesting. Includes a CP who conveniently remains quiet and an NCP who’s out to bring attention to his injustice:Father says he’s still paying child support for 3-year-old son who died 25 years ago The above is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice nor does it create an attorney-client relationship …

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU’RE AWAY ON MILITARY ACTIVE DUTY AND GET SERVED WITH CHILD SUPPORT COURT PAPERS?

Many people serve in the US military. Sometimes they go on active duty. How should an NCP on active duty respond when he is served with court papers or an administrative notice to show up for a child support hearing? He has some options under the federal law known as the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). SCRA …

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THREE SCENARIOS WHEN A CHILD SUPPORT ORDER BEGINS ADDRESSING A CHILD’S DISABILITY

States, including Texas, maintain laws on support of minor or adult children with disabilities. Here are three common scenarios when child support orders begin addressing support for children’s disabilities. These scenarios are described in the context of Texas law, but may be applicable to other states’ laws. As always, before making a major legal decision, consult your …

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HOW CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF THE NON-CUSTODIAL PARENT (NCP)

A typical scenario that proves child support orders protect non-custodial (NCPs) is when the NCP insists on foregoing a child support order in order to provide direct support to the Custodial Parent (CP) for their child(ren), only to later have that CP visit a state child support office and allege that the NCP provided no …

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