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November 2012 Archives

Self-help divorce forms approved by Texas justices

One-third of the justices on the Texas Supreme Court disagreed with a decision that would allow spouses to use standardized forms to end a marriage. The state high court split 6-to-3 in favor of do-it-yourself Texas divorces, a move that some lawyers say will hurt couples the state is trying to help.

Studies: Lower divorce rate equals U.S. economic growth?

Texas spouses who have separated and divorced understand how a division of households impacts personal finances. Two homes, separate vehicles and individual insurances are added expenses paid by a single income. Now, research suggests that divorce has a negative economic influence on the entire nation.

Avoid arrest with child support modification

Reports about the collection efforts of the Child Support Division of the Texas Office of the Attorney General are probably better known than some of the other services the agency provides. Modification of support agreements is also available for noncustodial parents with overdue child support payments.

How Texas deals with parents behind on child support

A two-day sweep in the Rio Grande Valley resulted in the arrest of more than a dozen men. Fifteen people were charged with failure to pay child support. Authorities from the Texas attorney general's office said the men owed more than $391,000 in support payments.