Texas Family Law Blog

How Can I Make a Child Support Modification?

August 16, 2017  |   Posted by : Michael Puhl   |   Child Support   |   0 Comment

Things change. A child support agreement for a four and six-year-old might not be right for the same kids as they turn fourteen and sixteen – hello cell phone bill and braces! Kidding aside, the needs of a child might change as they get older. Parents might lose, or better yet get a better paying […]

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Divorce with Special Needs Children

July 31, 2017  |   Posted by : Michael Puhl   |   Child Custody,Divorce   |   0 Comment

Divorce is difficult. What if you are contemplating divorce with special needs children? Your divorce and child custody arrangement could leave you with even harder decisions to make than in a typical divorce. The term “special needs” refers to a physical, developmental, or mental disability in a child. This can range from being on the […]

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How is Child Support in Texas Determined?

July 25, 2017  |   Posted by : Michael Puhl   |   Child Support   |   0 Comment

Child Support in Texas All parents must support their children financially. It is their legal duty as a parent. Child support is the money the parent pays the other parent to help support his or her child when that parent doesn’t live with the child. In most cases, it is the parent that does not have […]

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When is a protective order necessary and how do I get one?

July 18, 2017  |   Posted by : Michael Puhl   |   Family Law   |   0 Comment

A protective order is a civil court order meant to prevent continuing acts of family violence from occurring. You can also get a protective order against sexual assault, human trafficking or stalking. According to Texas law, the act of family violence (known often as domestic abuse) is defined as 1) any act by one member […]

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What is the Role of an Amicus Attorney in Divorce?

July 06, 2017  |   Posted by : Michael Puhl   |   Family Law Attorney   |   0 Comment

What happens when parents disagree on what is in the best interest of their children? In a divorce proceeding with two conflicting sides, and even a third side, with a child’s opinion, a court might appoint an amicus attorney to make sure the child’s needs are met in a divorce. How Does an Amicus Attorney […]

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