Houston Rockets player Dwight Howard has been sued by the mother of one of his babies due to his failure to pay child support, the New York Daily News reported on June 10.
According to the court documents filed by a woman identified only as “Tiffany,” the basketball star has recently been failing to meet his financial obligations by giving just half of the $10,000 monthly child support payment they agreed on in 2013. The woman is also requesting higher child support payments, as she says their 4-year-old child now has to deal with issues related to being a child of a celebrity.
Fighting for child support means taking care of the financial future of your kids. The team at Holmes, Diggs & Sadler, understands how crucial child support is for the financial security and welfare of your children. Our Houston attorneys may be able to help you enforce child support agreements, or file to increase payments. Call us at (713) 802-1777 for a free initial assessment of your case today.
Reports have revealed that recording artist Chris Brown is currently embroiled in a child support dispute with his ex, former model Nia Guzman, The Daily Mail reported on May 25.
According to reports, Chris has refused to pay Nia $2,500 a month in child support since March for their 11-month-old daughter, named Royalty. Sources said Chris refused to pay after Nia demanded a much higher child support payment of $15,000 a month.
Last weekend, Chris Brown took his daughter to the Billboard Music Awards as his special date.
Child support is one aspect of the divorce process that could directly affect the welfare of your children. Seek the legal expertise of our team of child support lawyers at Holmes, Diggs & Sadler, who may advocate on behalf of your rights and interests as you work for the best future possible for your child. Learn more by calling our Houston offices at (713) 802-1777 today.
A new law has been passed to help fathers who are paying child support to children who are not biologically theirs.
Statistically, nearly 128,000 men in Texas are currently in this situation. For instance, one man in Harris County is paying $1,400 a month for two children who are not his, according to DNA testing.
In previous years, if a father was ordered to pay child support but later found that the child was not his biologically, he was still legally required to pay as this was in the best interest of the child.
However, the new law gives men the opportunity to petition courts in order to resolve this issue. The deadline for a man to seek DNA proof of paternity was set at Sept. 1. People can still petition the court at a later date only if they discovered within the past year that they are making payments to children who are not theirs.
If you or a loved one is having difficulties with child support payments, contact the Houston child custody lawyers of Holmes, Diggs & Sadler today by calling 713-802-1777.