Month: February 2012

Texas international child custody dispute comes to close

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Friday, February 24, 2012

When a couple divorces, many issues need to be resolved. If children are involved, child custody can be one of the most complicated and emotionally charged decisions the divorcing couple faces. Most parents feel a deep love and concern for their children, and they are sometimes willing to go to extreme lengths to retain custody. Sometimes...

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Child support enforcement gets helping hand from government

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Friday, February 17, 2012

In Texas and elsewhere, a non-custodial parent's failure to pay child support may lead to serious ramifications. These payments are necessary for the well-being and economic livelihood of the child, and so the state may choose to press criminal charges against those who fail to pay their required child support payments. Likewise, custodial...

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Underwater mortgages complicate divorce

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Wednesday, February 8, 2012

// Plummeting housing prices have been in the news for years in Texas and elsewhere. Some markets crashed earlier and deeper, but the depressed housing market has affected almost every state. As a result, many homeowners now owe more money than their homes are worth. Divorce is often complex, and this new trend is making property...

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Texas cop might be married to 2 women, faces bigamy charges

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

// A Texas police officer has been placed on leave pending the results of an administrative investigation as well as a criminal probe. A staff attorney with the Houston Police Officer's Union has confirmed the inquiries concern allegations of bigamy. The 34-year-old homicide investigator was married in Texas for less than a year,...

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