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Welcome to Legal Attraction, a relationship and dating podcast hosted by Family Law Attorney Lena Nguyen. On this podcast I answer questions, chat with innovative leaders, and share educational information to help with all your family law matters.

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Welcome to Legal Attraction, a relationship and dating podcast hosted by Family Law Attorney Lena Nguyen. On this podcast I answer questions, chat with innovative leaders, and share educational information to help with all your family law matters.

    Texas: How to Calculate Child Support

    Texas: How to Calculate Child Support

    Current child support is calculated by 1) determining the monthly “net resources” of the party ordered to pay (also known as the obligor), 2) applying the Texas Child Support Guidelines against the monthly “net resources” amount, and 3) adjusting the child support amount with any deviating factors.

    • 3 min
    Texas: 5 Types of Child Support

    Texas: 5 Types of Child Support

    In a Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR) or a divorce with children, there are 5 different types of child support a court can award.

    • 2 min
    10 Sections in a Texas Divorce Decree

    10 Sections in a Texas Divorce Decree

    In Texas, 61 days must have passed before a divorce decree can be filed with the court. The following is a list of what is usually included in a Texas Divorce Decree. The more complex the divorce, the more sections and clauses a decree will have.

    • 4 min
    8 Sections in a Divorce Decree

    8 Sections in a Divorce Decree

    A divorce decree is a final court order that officially ends the marriage. Regardless of whether your divorce was resolved through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or a trial, a divorce decree is necessary to sum up the rights and duties of the parties in connection with the divorce.

    • 3 min
    Understanding The Texas Summer Standard Possession Order

    Understanding The Texas Summer Standard Possession Order

    In divorces involving children, a visitation schedule for each parent’s time with their children is included in the final decree of divorce. Texas has what is called a Standard Possession Order (SPO) that serves as a guide in dividing parenting time. The following is a breakdown of the summer possession schedule for couples that reside less than 100 miles apart.

    • 3 min
    Who Decides Your Case - Judge or Jury?

    Who Decides Your Case - Judge or Jury?

    A jury is a randomized group of United States citizens chosen to decide the outcome of cases. A jury can give binding verdicts (a final outcome) and/or advisory options (this is what we think should be the outcome). Texas is one of the few states that permits a jury consisting of 12 members and 2 alternates to make decisions in family law cases. The following are some binding and advisory issues a jury can hear.

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