Monthly Archives: August 2019

Enforcement of Child Support Judgements

The courts are given special contempt powers to enforce judgments obtained in family law cases. This would  commonly appear in non-payment of child support, in not providing for health insurance for minor children as ordered in a governing order, in not allowing for access to and possession of children, in not paying maintenance under Chapter 8 of

Proof of Informal Marriage

As an El Paso, Texas, divorce lawyer I have worked with clients who are dealing with what is called an informal marriage. Sometimes an informal marriage is referred to as a common law marriage.     Let’s look at how one proves the existence of an informal marriage.  Here is the language from the Texas Family Code.  It is found in

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Going through a legal matter can and will be stressful and frustrating. However, Mr. Smith and his staff helped make this process easier with their professionalism and knowledge of legal matters. Although I wanted the matter over and done with, I had to understand that some elements were out of their control. The court and legal system is long and tedious, making it hard for any legal office to schedule hearings or file paperwork in a timely manner. Circumstances may be out of their control.  I'd like to extend my gratitude to Mr. Smith and his staff for my successful outcome.
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