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With the pandemic causing fluctuations in child support, the issue of income averaging has been a more frequent issue. Below are some cases that address this in addition to a portion of the family code that provides guidance. When a trial court is presented with a...
One of the most common questions new client’s ask is "Can I start dating now that I have filed?" My usual response is that’s not going to preclude the other side from bringing it up, involving your new relationship in the suit, or alleging it’s been going on prior to...
Here's another case that shows you always need to present some evidence at a default judgment, this time for child support. The case is In re R.G.A.C.L.G., No. 05-19-00846-CV, 2020 WL 4281953 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2020, no pet. h.) (mem. op.) (07-27-20). During the...