Month: November 2012

Texas DIY divorce forms may not be so friendly after all

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Texas residents currently going through a divorce may be interested in the passage of a law that allows indigent couples to use pro se divorce forms. While this may seem like a major win for couples with no real property or children, it can actually spell out trouble because of the likelihood of mistakes that could come with these forms. The...

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As economy improves, Texas divorce rates could grow

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Wednesday, November 21, 2012

While economic struggles can increase tensions on a marriage, those forces can also keep couples together longer than they would if they were in a better financial situation. A recently released study slated for publication in Applied Economics Letters takes a close look at divorce trends in American society, and how they shift along with...

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Man owes child support for at least 25 children with 15 women

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Monday, November 19, 2012

There are many responsibilities that come with having children. These responsibilities do not end just because a parent no longer has custody of his or her children. Usually noncustodial parents are still required to pay child support to help the custodial parent care for the children. It is against the law to avoid paying court-ordered...

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Is it useful to employ a vocational expert in a Texas divorce?

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Friday, November 9, 2012

When a divorce is filed, a number of issues involving each individual can come into play. These issues for Texas families can range from child custody to earning potential to many other factors which a judge may consider when issuing a final order. In many cases, a divorce requires the parties to be knowledgeable about their spouse's...

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Prenup does not solve child support issues in Sanders divorce

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Thursday, November 1, 2012

Although it may not be the most romantic thing in the world, couples who are looking to marry may want to consider discussing prenuptial agreements before they officially tie the knot. A prenuptial agreement may help a couple in Texas avoid a contentious divorce if the couple decides to call it quits. This type of contract will decide many...

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