Month: October 2012

Report show that Texas parents struggle with child support

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

In a staggering report recently released, a large percentage of Texas parents who owe child support are having difficulties in paying it. About one million parents owe child support to their children. However, 46 percent of parents owing child support were delinquent by at least a month or more on their payments in 2011. According to the...

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Texan farmers and ranchers face difficulties in property division

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Tuesday, October 9, 2012

// Negotiating the division of assets in a divorce can be a difficult task for anyone. However, property division can be especially complicated for Texas farmers and ranchers. Because Texas is a community property state, all the wealth that a couple has accumulated together must be split evenly between the couple. This can lead...

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Texas family law gets tested with groundbreaking case

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Family Law on Wednesday, October 3, 2012

// In what may be a groundbreaking case for Texas family law, the courts may have to redefine what a mother is. The family law issue comes with the problems that IVF can create, as well as issues concerning surrogacy. The problem began when one woman, in order to fulfill her dream of being a mother, supposedly asked one of friends...

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