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I am very sorry for your situation. Please understand that the Attorney General Child Support Division is not your friend (as you may already know), and is not going to do anything for you. What someone in your situation has to do is to file a Motion To Declare Child Support Obligation Fulfilled and Recovery for Overpayment
, serve the other party, and set it for a hearing.
The Judge will then determine what has happened exactly, and if they are convinced that you are overpaid, shall then order that whatever was overpaid be returned to you in an order.
Unfortunately, this is not a "standard" motion and you may need to have an attorney draft it for you, although you can look for it online (it may be named somewhat differently) on sites like uslegalforms.com or usalegalresource.com.
An attorney is recommended, of course. May I recommend the Texas Bar referral program - here
. The attorneys are vetted and qualified. You should be able to find an attorney you are confident with and whom you can trust, and who is available ASAP.
If finances are an issue, I can recommend three resources. First, here is a list of all pro bono work in the state...http://www.abanet.org/legalservices/probono/directory/texas.html
…and another list:http://www.lawhelp.org
Finally, you may call your local law school and see if they have a legal clinic place available. The legal clinic is a free service the school(s) provide to the community. While they are often overbooked, they have openings sometimes. Here is the list law schools in your state:http://www.hg.org/law-schools-texas.asp
I hope this helps and clarifies. Best of luck.
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