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Thomas James Daley

Dallas Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

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  1. How to Enforce Child Support

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Here are 5 steps you can take if you are not receiving the child support ordered by the court in your case.

    8 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  2. Possession Orders for Children Under 3 in Texas

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, almost 3 years ago.

    The Legislature amended the Texas Family Code to provide courts with guidance in crafting possession and access orders for children under three years of age. Previously, the Legislature instructed courts to apply the standard possession order absent clear and convinging evidence ...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Child Support Guidelines

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, almost 3 years ago.

    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has rejected a legal challenge of the state's 2009 child support guidelines by a Boston-based father's rights group. The group contended that the laws were illegally set by a judicial committee, but the state argued it granted the committe...

    3 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. Lifetime Alimony Overtuned by Tennessee Supreme Court

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, almost 3 years ago.

    The Tennessee Supreme Court has denied an appeals court ruling granting a woman lifetime alimony. The woman, who earns $72,000 a year in an information technology position, was awarded $1,250 in monthly alimony to "to mitigate the harsh economic realities of divorce," the app...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  5. New Law Against Choking in Domestic Violence Disputes Yields Thousands of Arrests

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, about 3 years ago.

    Just 15 weeks after making choking, which is prominent in domestic violence cases, a crime in New York, there have been 2,000 arrests on choking charges. The new law allows a criminal count of obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, which can be proven with other courtroom...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. Court: Louisiana Not Required to Issue Revised Birth Certificate

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, about 3 years ago.

    The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has decided to refuse to issue a revised birth certificate to a Louisiana-born child adopted in New York by two men. Louisiana law prohibits two unmarried persons from being listed as parents on a birth certificate, and because...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Connecticut Aiding Inmates with Child Support Debt

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, about 3 years ago.

    The state of Connecticut has started helping inmates get their child-support orders amended. The state's Judicial Branch says 36 percent of its open child-support cases involve more than 44,000 non-custodial parents who have been or are currently in prison. Non-custodial parents ...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. Suit: Children's Games at Chuck E. Cheese's are Gambling Devices

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, about 3 years ago.

    A San Diego mother has filed a class-action lawsuit against Chuck E. Cheese's, claiming the games at the restaurant are "illegal gambling devices." Children play the games with tokens and tickets are dispensed as prizes, similar to slot machines, the lawsuit states. Gambling is i...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. Rhode Island House Committee to Vote on Civil Union Bill

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, about 3 years ago.

    A Rhode Island House Legislative committee will vote today on whether a bill allowing homosexual civil unions should enter the House for consideration. Civil unions would allow the same state rights given to married couples, and has been viewed as another avenue for gay rights af...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  10. Divorced Woman Files Suit Against Mediator Who Finalized Her Divorce

    Written by attorney Thomas Daley, about 3 years ago.

    A divorced woman in Williamson County, Tenn., has filed a $15 million lawsuit against the mediation counselor who helped her and her husband finalize their divorce. The lawsuit claims the mediator inappropriately offered advice to the plaintiff's ex-husband during the proceedings...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

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