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  • Common Questions: Child Support in Texas

    What is child support? How much is child support? How to establish child support payments, withholding orders and more answers to questions about child support. Read More

    By:
    Partnership for Legal Access
  • Know Before You Go: Child Support Court Guide

    Use this guide from the Office of the Attorney General to help you make sure that you are prepared and informed when you come to court. Read More

    By:
    Office of the Attorney General
  • Child Support & Family Violence

    This website explains the process of obtaining child support through the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in the case of family violence. Watch helpful videos about how the attorney general's office can help you stay safe if you are a domestic violence survivor. Read More

    By:
    Texas Council on Family Violence
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Child Support through the Texas Attorney General's Office

    Click here for more information from the Attorney General's Office about Child Support through the Attorney General. Read More

  • Changing Child Support -- Modification

    Sometimes changes in circumstances mean that a child support order should be changed. Click here for more information about changing child support through the modification process. Read More

    By:
    Texas Office of the Attorney General ; Texas Access; Texas Partnership for Legal Access
  • Handbook on Child Support Enforcement

    This resource provides helpful information about how to apply for child support enforcement services, how to find a noncustodial parent, how to establish paternity and child support orders, and how to enforce those orders across state lines. Read More

    By:
    Office of Child Support Enforcement
  • Non-Custodial Parents Handbook

    This handbook, by the Texas Attorney General's office is to inform noncustodial parents about paternity establishment and child support services. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) believes that children do better when they have the love and support of both parents. This guide is designed with that in mind. Read More

    By:
    Texas Attorney General
  • Income Withholding Frequently Asked Questions

    Read about wage and income withholding (IWO) practices, policies and rules, then click the link below for more information from The Texas Attorney General's Office. Read More

    By:
    Attorney General of Texas
  • Terminate Withholding for Child Support Free Forms

    If you are no longer required to pay child support, you can use these free forms to stop child support deductions from your paycheck. Read More

    By:
    Partnership for Legal Access
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    Spanish / Español
  • Family Law Handbook

    Click here for a GREAT handbook on family law in Texas. Subjects covered include but are not limited to, adoption, divorce, and custody. Read More

    By:
    Houston Bar Association
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Chinese / 中文