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Father sentenced to jail due to unpaid child support

Raising children is expensive. Often, when both parents in Texas remain in a relationship and work together to provide for the needs of their children, they still struggle to make ends meet. Unfortunately, when one parent fails to meet his or her child support obligations, it can have negative consequences on children and can result in punishment for the parent who does not pay.

The state has a financial stake in your child support payments

If you are a single custodial parent, you are likely quite aware of the importance of receiving child support payments every month. It might even be that without these payments, you and your children could face serious financial hardships. So, if, for some reason, your child's support paying parent fails to meet his or her obligations, you may have to take measures to correct the situation.

Does unemployment affect my child support obligations?

Suffering the loss of a job can cause serious hardships. And if you are unemployed or underemployed for a prolonged period of time, you will likely have to make a number of financial adjustments. Some alterations, such as cutting your cable TV service, are easy to make, but other expenses may be more difficult to avoid.

Does unemployment affect my child support obligations?

Suffering the loss of a job can cause serious hardships. And if you are unemployed or underemployed for a prolonged period of time, you will likely have to make a number of financial adjustments. Some alterations, such as cutting your cable TV service, are easy to make, but other expenses may be more difficult to avoid.

Holiday expenses much harder to cover without child support

As amazing as it may seem, the holidays are here again. And if you are a parent, your mind may be going in multiple directions all at once. You may even be experiencing a bit of anxiety as you try to plan your budget for gifts, travel and other special expenses that only occur during the holiday season. If you are facing the following days with a sense of financial foreboding, you are hardly alone.

State program helps locate parents who fail to pay child support

If you are a single parent, you likely need every dollar of your income to cover your expenses. And if your child's other parent is accountable for providing monthly child support, that money is also very important for you and your child's well-being. As such, it is imperative that those support payments arrive, in full, every month.

The daunting cost of child care in Texas

Having a child can give purpose and joy to a parent. But parenting is also hard work and raising a child is a costly endeavor. Of course, there are expected expenses for essentials like clothing, food, and housing, which all new parents expect. But one expense that often blindsides parents is that of child care. And the cost of infant care is especially daunting.

How to modify your child support payments in Texas

If you're divorced or unmarried, you may be required to pay for child support. In some cases, neither party may feel that child support is fair, however, it is important to remember that courts calculate child support payments based on the best interests of the child. Whatever form of child support costs you are using, the child support payments provide your child with a sustainable lifestyle. The child support expenses will help pay for your child's education and future goals.

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Posts tagged "child support"