Category Archive for: ‘Child Custody’

Holley Factors: What to consider for Best Interest of the Child

Do you know what a Court looks at when making decisions regarding your children?  If you are engaged in a custody dispute you should know these factors. Texas Courts consider a number of factors when determining the conservatorship, possession schedule and primary residence of the child.  The leading case on these factors is  Holley v. Adams, 544 S.W.2d 367 (1976) …

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Define “income” for calculating child support

Sometimes I have clients that are trying to understand what streams of money or resources is used when determining child support. The question can be complicated based on where the resources come from and a factual determination may need to be made to give a definitive answer. The Texas Family code defines income as follows: Sec. 154.062. NET RESOURCES. (a) …

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