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Child Support Lawyer in El Paso

Protecting Our Clients Rights Throughout Texas

Do you have questions about child support in Texas? Whether you are preparing for a divorce or you were never married to your child's other parent, at the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, we can help you understand the Texas child support guidelines and let you know your options.

At the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, our El Paso child support lawyer can assist you with both establishing and modifying child support orders. It is possible to obtain a child support modification only if a substantial change in financial circumstances can be shown.

Are you dealing with a child support issue in El Paso, TX? Call the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz today at (915) 308-8850 or contact us online to discuss your case.

How is Child Support Calculated?

In Texas, child support is calculated based on the family law code's statutory guidelines.

The law uses several factors to determine the final amount of child support to be paid to the child or children's primary custodian, including:

  • The number of children
  • Net income of the non-custodial parent
  • Monthly health insurance expense and who pays for it

While it is difficult to deviate from these guidelines, a family law judge may award a child support amount higher or lower based on the needs of the child. For example, a child may require special medical care, education or other needs that should be taken into consideration.

Additionally, our clients benefit from a law firm that practices in several areas, including criminal law. If you are late on your child support payments or you need help enforcing a child support order, we can represent you.

Contact the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz today to schedule your FREE initial consultation!


Reasons to Choose Ruben Ortiz
  • Exceptional Track Record of Success
  • Strong & Trusted Advocate for His Clients
  • Fighting for His Clients Since 1998
  • Tens of Thousands of Individuals Represented Before State & Federal Courts
  • Winner of “The Best Lawyer to Get You Out of Trouble” by El Paso’s What’s Up Entertainment Weekly from 2007-2012
  • Awarded Top Lawyer for 2016 & 2017 from The Global Directory of Who's Who

Client Testimonials

Your Well-Being Is Our 
#1 Priority
    I highly recommend to anyone with legal issues.

    “I would like to give my thanks to Mr. Ruben Ortiz and all his crew for the help that they provided in my case. They really helped me with this problem that was affecting my life and my future.”

    - M. Payne
    With the help of Mr. Ortiz and his staff my case had the best outcome.

    “I am extremely grateful and give a big thank you to The Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz.The process was tough for me and my family at times but with the help of Mr. Ortiz and his staff my case had the best outcome.”

    - A. Munoz
    Anyone ever looking for legal assistance, Mr. Ruben Ortiz is your lawyer.

    “I want to Thank Mr. Ruben Ortiz for his outstanding job in representing my son. Never having to deal with Lawyers in the past, being the first time having a lawyer representing my sons case, I could have not asked for anyone better then Mr Ortiz.”

    - S. Velasco
    My experience with Ruben Ortiz was great!

    “My experience with Ruben Ortiz was great! It took a few months but my Attorney stood his ground and fought for the truth and what was right.”

    - P. Silveira

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Solutions Start with a Conversation

We offer over the phone (FaceTime/WhatsApp) consultations for family law cases at a rate of $100 for 10 minutes or $250 for half an hour. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.

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