Month: December 2012

Child custody become complicated across international borders

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The United States Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a child custody case that will be of interest to Texas residents who have a current or ex partner from another country. The case centers on the issue of when a U.S. court has the ability to hear an appeal of a child custody case. The outcome could have significant impact on many...

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Divorce alternative not likely to gain much momentum

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

Texas spouses who are considering divorce may have a previously unconsidered alternative that promises to save them stress, money and turmoil. This approach is referred to as a 'consorce,' which is a word derived from the Latin word for cohabitation. The man behind this concept asserts that couples can avoid the unpleasant aspects of a...

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Texas parents can seek child support modification

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Wednesday, December 12, 2012

A man in trouble for failing to pay his child support has received a surprising court order in the case. He is not allowed to have any more children. Texas parents who aren't receiving the child support they are due know how difficult it can be to make ends meet. When this happens, they may pursue their case through the courts in order to...

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Federal child custody law has opponents in Texas and other states

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Friday, December 7, 2012

For many individuals, the issue of child custody can be best determined by who has the means and ability to best provide for the interests of a child. Although this governing principle presides in most Texas child custody cases, there may also be other relevant laws that can play a role in the court's determination. One such law, labeled the...

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