Texas

Top 4 Reasons to Exercise Your Extended Summer Possession Order Rights

Summer is here! Time for vacations, outdoors, and fun. Most kids are out of school and most parents are able to take time off from work. If you have a parentage agreement or court order with your child’s other parent, chances are you have extended summer parenting time that you can spend with your child. …

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Are you Sure You Have a Common Law Marriage? Texas Common Law Marriage Requirements

Some Texas couples live together for years but never get a marriage license. They believe that because they share the same home, have children together, and mix their money, they have a “common-law marriage” that is equal in terms, rights, and duties to a more typical marriage entered into under a state-issued marriage license. But …

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Texas and the Interstate Family Support Act Amendments (2008)

State of Texas legislators have approved House Bill 3538, which incorporates federal laws involving international child support into state law. The bill has been sent to the Governor for signature. Governor Greg Abbot, the former Attorney General of Texas, who used to head the Texas Child Support Division, will likely sign the bill into law. …

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