It’s a common concern during the COVID-19 pandemic: how is the coronavirus affecting family law matters like divorce, child support, and child custody?
Samuel Bassett is a criminal law and family attorney based in Austin, TX, with Minton, Bassett, Flores and Carsey. He is licensed in State and Federal court, and he has extensive trial experience throughout Texas in both family and criminal law.
He explains that Texas family law courts are handling matters virtually, which include divorces and child support modifications. He also explains best practices for child custody and filing for divorce during the pandemic.
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Topics covered in this interview:
0:27 – How are couples faring during the COVID-19 pandemic? Is divorce on the rise?
1:07 – What would you tell someone who is considering divorce during the pandemic?
1:45 – Should someone move out of the marital home?
2:23 – What about the kids?
2:40 – Are family law courts open in Texas?
3:10 – How does COVID-19 affect child support?
4:01 – How do you modify child support if you’ve been laid off or furloughed?
4:37 – What would you tell people who might be considering divorce?
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