Can you modify a divorce decree in Texas?
A petition to modify a divorce decree can be filed with your divorce court as soon as one year after the Decree was signed by the Judge in most cases. Most commonly spousal support, child support, and child custody orders are modified in Texas.
What can I do if my ex wife refuses to work?
If they refuse, your lawyer can head to court to seek other options. If your ex-spouse voluntarily becomes unemployed during divorce, you or your lawyer can ask the courts to order them to undergo a vocational evaluation which creates evidence of their earning capacity.
Can my ex refuse to pay child support?
Generally, if there are no orders in place, an ex cannot refuse to let the other parent see the children unless they have reason to believe the other parent won’t give the children back or, by allowing access they would be putting the children at risk of harm.
Can alimony be adjusted?
An order for spousal support can be changed by another order. An agreement on spousal support can be changed by another agreement or, if the parties can’t agree, can be set aside by the court and replaced with an order.