Texas Court Rules on International Child Custody: Insights from Child Support Laws and Legal Counsel

This blog post explores the complex jurisdictional issues that arise in international child custody cases, as exemplified by the recent Texas case In the Interest of J.S.N. (2024 Tex. App. LEXIS 2096). Additionally, it will explore the interplay between these issues and child support law.

International child custody cases can be even more complex when child support is involved. Determining which jurisdiction has the authority to decide on child support amounts and enforcement can add another layer of complication on top of the already difficult task of determining custody arrangements.