Month: September 2012

Texans can revisit child support agreement in economic woes

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Thursday, September 27, 2012

Sometimes, times get tough and it's hard to pay for child support payments. Many Texas parents find that they cannot pay both child support and the living expenses that they need to survive, especially in the current economy. For this reason, some may choose to revisit their child support agreement to see if they can alter the terms. Such...

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Many in Texas surprised by property division in community state

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Thursday, September 20, 2012

One of the things that many people are surprised about is how property division differs in Texas compared to most states. After all, Texas is one of states in the minority that splits assets that the couple has earned evenly among the couple. Sometimes such property division can have many scratching their heads, since the money that was clearly...

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Texas couples may have to revisit property division in petition

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Thursday, September 13, 2012

// Property division in Texas can be a complicated process for any divorcing couple. But it can be really difficult when one party believes that the property division may have been unequal -- just after the divorce settlement has been decided. This has been the case for one couple who, after figuring out a property division...

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New bill may make child custody harder for Texas grandparents

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The Texas Grandparent Law was never intended to become a means by which grandparents could get child custody of their grandchildren. Instead, it was meant as a way that grandparents could have an active role in their grandchildren's life, even through such a tumultuous time as divorce. However, some critics of the law believe that this law...

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