Child Support Protecting & Fighting for Your Rights

Dallas Child Support Attorneys

Fighting for the Best Outcome in Your Case

Child support arrangements can enable a child to thrive by providing them and their caretaker with valuable financial assistance. For child support payors and recipients alike, having an experienced child support attorney at the ready makes pursuing a truly fair outcome easier.

Schedule a consultation with one of our Dallas child support lawyers! We also have an office in Austin, TX. Contact us online or via phone at (214) 758-8681!

How Does Child Support Work in TX?

Fortunately, child support is fairly simple in Texas. If a custodial parent needs help providing for their child's basic needs, they can request child support from the non-custodial parent. Child support cases often occur in the context of a divorce or paternity case, but they can happen under other circumstances as well.

The parent responsible for paying support is called the "obligor." The court bases the amount of financial assistance the obligor owes on their net monthly income. Net monthly income amounts to an obligors total earnings per month, minus:

  • Federal income taxes;
  • State income taxes;
  • Social Security taxes;
  • Union dues; and
  • Health insurance expenses for the child.

If the obligor is providing assistance for one child, they can expect to pay 20% of their net monthly income to the custodial parent in child support. That figure increases to 25%, 30%, 35%, and 40% for each extra child involved in the case (up to five children). If the case involves six or more children, the obligor must pay a minimum of 40% of their net monthly income.

Paying for child support can be a significant financial burden for the obligor and enable a child to receive the resources they need to thrive.

At DebnamRust, P.C., we work with prospective child support recipients and payors alike, helping them navigate complex child support cases.

Schedule a consultation with our Dallas child support lawyers! Contact us online or via phone at (214) 758-8681.

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