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WIN: Supreme Court of Texas rules no withholding or seizure of retirement assets for enforcement of non-statutory alimony

In February, Senior Shareholder Michelle May O’Neil presented oral argument to the Supreme Court of Texas in Dalton v. Dalton, a case out of the Nacogdoches trial court and the Tyler Court of Appeals. Today we learned that she WON that case — the Texas Supreme Court in a unanimous decision reversed the judgment and … Continue Reading

Enforcement remedies for Texas temporary and final orders regarding children broadly expanded

A new Texas law broadly expands the options parents have for enforcing orders pertaining to children. A new law effective September 1, 2015, provides that a court may enforce “any provision” of either a temporary or final order rendered in a suit regarding a child. Further, the new law goes on to expand the availability … Continue Reading