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Blog Posts in September, 2016

  • New Law Increases Penalty for Falling Behind on Child Support

    A new Texas family code that went into effect on September 1 st , 2016 could mean big trouble for parents who fall behind on paying child support payments. The new code, which falls under Texas Family Code chapter 232, gives the state attorney general’s child support division the power to put a vehicle registration hold on parents required to pay child support if they do not make the necessary ...
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  • Gray Divorces Are on the Rise, Studies Show

    While the number of overall divorces in America is on the decline, surprisingly, divorce rates for older couples are increasing. According to a study conducted by Bowling Green State University in Ohio, researchers found that, on average, the divorce rates for those over age 50 doubled between 1990 and 2010. Referred to as “gray divorces,” the study found that the dissolution of marriage between ...
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