Child Support Issues
We can answer your questions and give you practical advice regarding child support. In most cases, the Texas Child Support Guidelines will apply but there are some exceptions.
Suzanne can help you with an increase or decrease from your previous amount ordered , help you get a child support order that is legally enforceable or file or defend Contempt actions for back child support.
If you are the paying parent (obligor) and you have had a decrease in pay or lost your job KEEP IN MIND, that your current child support obligation will continue to accumulate until changed by court order.
Also, if you are the parent receiving child support (oblige) and the other parent gets a significant raise in pay your; child will not benefit until your order is modified.
NOTE: VERBAL AGREEMENTS ARE NOT ENFORCEABLE. YOU MUST MODIFY THE PRIOR ORDER WITH THE COURT IN ORDER FOR CHANGES TO TAKE EFFECT.