Month: May 2012

Retirement accounts up for grabs in long-time marriage divorces

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Wednesday, May 30, 2012

// For many who have been married for a long time in Texas, a divorce can be very challenging. This is often due to the fact that a couple that has been married for a long time has often acquired significant assets together. In addition, in many divorce cases for older adults, a retirement settlement is of particular...

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Deion Sanders and his wife come to child custody agreement

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Friday, May 25, 2012

A bitter, high-profile child support and custody case has finally made some progress with the help of a Texas judge. Deion Sanders, an NFL Hall of Famer who played for the Dallas Cowboys, and his wife, Pilar, had filed for divorce, but they faced many challenges along the way. For one, Pilar wanted $14,000 in spousal support, which was denied...

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Texas parents behind on child support payments can face jail time

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Friday, May 18, 2012

// In Texas, as has been mentioned before, child support is a big deal. Those who are ordered to pay child support are expected to make the monthly payments, no questions asked. If they do not pay child support, they can be arrested and spend up to six months to jail. Furthermore, police officers are more than willing to round up...

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Telling children about a divorce requires gentleness and love

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Thursday, May 10, 2012

// Texas parents going through a divorce experience many tough times, but one of the toughest moments is when it comes time to talk to your children about it. Many times, the children may feel overwhelmed by the decision. Later, they may feel as though they are being pressured to like one parent more than the other, which can make...

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Potential bigamy charges make divorce sound like better option

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Family Law on Thursday, May 3, 2012

// For most people, a divorce is a really stressful time that can cause a lot of disagreement between couples. However, in some cases, a divorce may be especially needed. For one Texas woman who may soon be facing bigamy charges for allegedly being simultaneously married to four different men, she may be wishing that she had...

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