In Texas and throughout the country, child support is an important issue. Court systems everywhere maintain that children have the right to be properly supported by their parents. If parents fail to pay court-ordered child support, they can be held in contempt of court, and federal laws will sometimes come into play. It is possible that a parent who defaulted on child support could be sentenced to prison time or extensive fines and still be required to pay the child support.
Subsequent marriages present a myriad of complications, from blending families to complicated financial assets. After the dissolution of a first marriage, those considering marrying again may wish to prevent issues present in a first divorce by establishing separate property before signing a marriage license. For those considering remarriage, a prenuptial agreement can offer valuable protections for property owned before the marriage.
You may have married when you were too young or impetuous the first time around, but the divorce taught you a thing or two.
Some Texas millennials may be in danger of getting divorced because of difficulties with managing student loans. A survey by the site Student Loan Hero found that 13 percent of divorced respondents said their marriages ended because of student loans. More than 33 percent blamed student loans as well as other financial issues.