Suits for Child Support

Suits for Child Support – We have discussed a myriad of family law suits over the last few months, most recently suits affecting the parent-child relationship. Today, we’re going to talk about suits for child support. First things first Child support is an ongoing, periodic payment made by a parent…

Preventing International Child Abduction

Preventing International Child Abduction – The topic of child abduction sounds awfully over the top in terms of the court looking out for a child’s best interest. We’ve discussed in previous blogs factors the court must investigate, including who can properly care for a child, parental fitness and paying close…

Conservators – Rights and Duties

Conservators – Rights and Duties As we discussed in our previous blog, a conservator is a person appointed by a judge to manage the financial affairs and/or daily life of a child. This person makes decisions on behalf of the child, and each of those decisions must be made with…

Conservatorship Suits

Conservatorship Suits – A digestible overview With all this talk in previous blogs about suits affecting the parent-child relationship, I think now is a great time to discuss conservatorship suits – specifically, what they are and who can be appointed as the conservator for a child. First thing’s first, a…