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Child Support

Child support is calculated in accordance with the Attorney General guidelines. 

  • Each family and situation is unique, so come in for a consultation so we can guide you through the process. 
  • We understand the child support system can be complex and emotional. We work with our clients to formulate and plan and quickly execute for our clients to move forward.  
  • If you are seeking to establish child support or defend against a support action, contact us to discuss your case

How is child support determined in texas?

Child support is determined by the non-custodial parents net income. The first child is calculated at 20% and increases for each additional child. 

1st child: 20%

2nd child: 25%

3rd child: 30%

4th child: 35%

failure to pay child support

If a parent fails to pay child support, a court can order a parent to be placed in jail for up to six months for contempt of court.  The Office of the Attorney General of Texas can take several measures to enforce a child support order, including but not limited to; filing a lien on real property; suspending the parent’s driver license; wage garnishment; and sending the case to court. 

Child Support Modification

If the parent responsible for paying child support income changes more than $100, the parent receiving payments can request the court to modify the payments. 

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Schedule a free consultation or call us (817) 482-6570. 

frequently asked questions about Child Support

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