In the Interest of M.C.C., A Child, 142 S.W.3d 504 (Tex. 2006)
Jan 01, 2006
Case reversed & remanded
Supreme Court held that amendment to Family Code sec. 157.265 on interest was not retroactive. Interest rate on child support is determined by the interest rate in effect at the time the child support became delinquent.
In the Interest of S.C.S. 48 S.W.3d 831 (Tex. App.â€“Houston [14th Dist.] 2001)pet. denied per curiam, sub. nom. Sprouse v. Spro
trial court affirmed; review denied
The case held that legislative amendment to time periods to collect child support were not prohibited retroactive modification of law. Time periods for child support enforcement are not statute of limitations. The time periods are the contours of the court's jurisdiction to enforce its orders. Enforcement of child support is a remedy and the Legislature has the right at all times to extend the trial court's jurisdiction to enforce a remedy.