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Sec. 154.003: Manner of Payment

The court may order that child support be paid by:

(1) periodic payments;

(2) a lump-sum payment;

(3) an annuity purchase;

(4) the setting aside of property to be administered for the support of the child as specified in the order;

(5) pension, retirement, or other employee benefits in accordance with an enforceable qualified domestic relations order or similar order under Subchapter J, Chapter 157; or

(6) any combination of periodic payments, lump-sum payments, annuity purchases, or setting aside of property.


Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, Sec. 1, eff. April 20, 1995.

Amended by:

Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 64 (H.B. 867), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2021.