No parent can escape the financial obligations of parenthood, especially during a divorce that involves child custody battles. The parent who is not granted sole custody is often responsible for paying child support to the parent, or conservator, as established by the Texas State legislature.
Your current income and financial situation will be taken into consideration. A formula provided by Texas Law is utilized to calculate the amount of child support payments you will be required to pay or receive.
Failure to pay can result in legal repercussions, such as imprisonment or a suspended driver’s license. Therefore, in the event you are unable to pay the full amount or at all due to reduced income or sudden unemployment, you must immediately notify the court by filing a modification of the child support order.
All parents are responsible for the well-being of their children, regardless of divorce. Our McAllen divorce lawyers of Barrera, Sanchez & Assoc., P.C. will guide you through child support matters, answering your questions and advising you for an optimal solution.