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Social Security and Child Support

On December 3, 2018

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As parents have children later in life, I am seeing more situations where a parent has a child support obligation when they are also receiving old age social security.  In such cases, that parent’s children are eligible to receive a payment from the social security administration.  More good news, the payment can be offset against […]

CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS GENERALLY DON’T GO AWAY

On November 8, 2018

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Here’s a case that confirms the general proposition that child support judgments never go away. The Dallas Court of Appeals ruled in In re S.H., No. 05-17-00336-CV, 2018 WL 3751297 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2018, no pet. h.) (mem. op.) (08-08-18), that a final decree ordering Father to pay child support until the Child was 18 was […]