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October 2014 Archives

What if I want joint custody of my child?

No matter if you are establishing custody arrangements with your child’s other parent for the first time, or are attempting to have your child custody agreement modified, it is important to be aware of some of the factors that may be taken into consideration by the Texas family court system. It’s also helpful to know what your parental responsibilities may be if and when you are awarded joint custody of your child.

What if I want joint custody of my child?

No matter if you are establishing custody arrangements with your child’s other parent for the first time, or are attempting to have your child custody agreement modified, it is important to be aware of some of the factors that may be taken into consideration by the Texas family court system. It’s also helpful to know what your parental responsibilities may be if and when you are awarded joint custody of your child.

The role of the employer in child support enforcement

In order to account for the needs and best interests of children in the state of Texas, court-ordered child support agreements are strictly enforced. As a result, the state implements several techniques to ensure that noncustodial parents fulfill their financial obligations to their children. Wage garnishment is one such technique that is often utilized to recoup unpaid child support, and depends largely on the active participation of employers.

The role of the employer in child support enforcement

In order to account for the needs and best interests of children in the state of Texas, court-ordered child support agreements are strictly enforced. As a result, the state implements several techniques to ensure that noncustodial parents fulfill their financial obligations to their children. Wage garnishment is one such technique that is often utilized to recoup unpaid child support, and depends largely on the active participation of employers.

Understanding how military service can affect divorce proceedings

While there is no doubt that military marriages are subject to all of the same issues that contribute to civilian divorces, they are confronted by a number of unique challenges as well. That is why we here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., are proud to serve the needs of service members and their families. If you or your soon-to-be ex-spouse is serving in a branch of the U. S. military, it is important to be aware of the unique military family law guidelines that may apply to your case.

Understanding how military service can affect divorce proceedings

While there is no doubt that military marriages are subject to all of the same issues that contribute to civilian divorces, they are confronted by a number of unique challenges as well. That is why we here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., are proud to serve the needs of service members and their families. If you or your soon-to-be ex-spouse is serving in a branch of the U. S. military, it is important to be aware of the unique military family law guidelines that may apply to your case.

Struggle for same-sex divorce continues in Texas

As more and more states across the country legalize same-sex marriage, concerns over the validity of unions that occur in those states increase. The state of Texas, along with several others, does not currently recognize same-sex marriage. And despite the fact that such marriages are legal on the federal level, proving their validity under state laws in order to pursue divorce presents significant legal challenges for all parties involved.

Struggle for same-sex divorce continues in Texas

As more and more states across the country legalize same-sex marriage, concerns over the validity of unions that occur in those states increase. The state of Texas, along with several others, does not currently recognize same-sex marriage. And despite the fact that such marriages are legal on the federal level, proving their validity under state laws in order to pursue divorce presents significant legal challenges for all parties involved.