Month: August 2012

September brings new deadline for Texas dads paying child support

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Many men paying child support may wonder if they are paying it unfairly. After all, while the mother of a child is usually apparent, it can be harder to tell who the father may be if there are any complications or doubts. For these Texas men who suspect that they are not the fathers, yet are saddled with child support payments, an important...

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Texas property division: Which spouse gets the house?

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Family Law on Wednesday, August 22, 2012

// One of the most common questions in property division is the question of who gets the house. Unfortunately, as many Texas divorcing couples are keenly aware of, this is also one of the most difficult questions to face. While some spouses are more than happy to leave their houses that they shared with their spouse, many times,...

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Texas grandparents seeking visitation rights may get more

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Grandparents’ Rights on Wednesday, August 15, 2012

// Often when visitation rights are being finalized in the Texas courts between the parents, a noticeable absence is felt with the grandparents. Typically, grandparents are forgotten about, or it is expected that the parents will bring their children to their grandparents, which isn't necessarily the case. However, some...

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Texas spouses should take active role in finances during divorce

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Monday, August 6, 2012

// One of the most common mistakes that Texas couples make while finalizing a divorce is letting one spouse exclusively handle all the financial responsibility. Even if the spouses trust each other with financial matters, it is important to double-check and make sure that all the financial matters have been handled properly. By...

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