Texas laws allow for wage garnishment in order to meet an individual’s pre-existing obligations, such as child support, defaulted student loans, or unpaid income taxes. A court will also apply wage garnishment laws for alimony or spousal support dues. What is wage garnishment?  Wage garnishment means that the government will withhold a certain portion or […]

Those individuals who have reached retirement age, and who paid into Social Security throughout their working years, are entitled to Social Security retirement benefits. In the event that an individual who is a recipient of Social Security benefits gets a divorce, questions about whether or not these Social Security retirement benefits will be considered in […]