Late or missing child support checks are a problem for single parents across the nation, but Texas is attempting to crack down on child support payments that have fallen into delinquency. As CBS DFW reports, the ability to register a car is now linked to a driver's child support payments being in good standing. The program, which went into effect in September 2016, prevents drivers who have not paid the child support from being able to renew their cars' registration. More than 4,600 cases have received payment since the law was enacted.
Once approved by a family court judge, a parenting plan is a legally binding agreement. This means that both parents have a legal responsibility to adhere to its terms. And if for some reason one of the parents wants to have the agreement modified, then he or she will have to again get approval from a judge. But doing so is not always a simple matter, especially if the other parent is against making any changes to the plan's terms.
Serious relationships headed down the aisle must be commended for their unmatched commitment. Honestly, nothing can be compared to the joy of finding someone to share your life with and raise a family. At such a period, you can hardly imagine any challenges lying in the horizon that might cause irreparable damage to your marriage. Unfortunately, not all nuptials get to live up to their expectations courtesy of infidelity or irreconcilable differences.
If you are contemplating a divorce, it is only natural to have many questions and concerns -- particularly if there are children involved. Concern about finances will likely be one of your biggest concerns, not necessarily for yourself but for your ability to take proper care of your children after the divorce. Because of this, many people think that they can save money by navigating this complicated process without legal guidance. While it is legal to handle your own divorce, it will be challenging and extremely complicated.
If you are in a relationship that is headed down the aisle, then congratulations. Finding that special someone with whom to share your life is an amazing experience. And you may be in such a state of mind and heart that it's impossible to imagine that your marriage will ever have any serious hurdles to clear.