Archive for June 2013

Texas Attorney General Will Increase Maximum Guidelines Child Support

The Office of the Attorney General of Texas has announced that it will use its administrative authority to increase the maximum income that can be considered in computations of guidelines child support.  The previous level was $7,500.00, but now support can be based on up to $8,550.00 in “net monthly resources.” This means that, for…

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Is Compensation for Wrongful Conviction Community Property?

The Supreme Court of Texas will answer that question in a case of first impression in Texas as well as the rest of the nation.  In 1983 Steven Phillips was convicted of sexual assault.  He would spend the next 24 years in jail. During that time, his marriage ended.  Eventually, DNA evidence exonerated him and…

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