Month: January 2013

Unusual child custody case upholds fathers’ rights

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Thursday, January 24, 2013

Texas readers may have heard of a recent custody battle that has tested the bounds of the constitutional rights afforded to parents throughout the nation. The unusual child custody case involves an adoptive family and a biological father, and is a scenario in which all sides have suffered enormous levels emotional turmoil. A recent court...

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Texas divorce rates on the rise in January

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Monday, January 14, 2013

In terms of the timeline of a divorce filing, January has long been the most popular month to move forward with beginning the end of a marriage. Many Texas spouses wish to get through the holiday season before a divorce, often in an attempt to minimize the impact on children or extended family members. Others find the holidays to be a...

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Child custody case may be of interest to Texas military parents

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Monday, January 7, 2013

Texas readers may have heard of a widely publicized child custody battle involving a mother who serves in the National Guard. The child custody case has made headlines across the nation due to the fact that the mother lost full custody of her children based upon her military service. She has appealed that decision, and the eventual outcome...

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Women risk losing health insurance after a divorce

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Friday, January 4, 2013

Texas women who are facing divorce should be aware of the risk of losing health insurance coverage. While this may seem like a minor detail in the face of child custody or property division concerns, losing one's existing health insurance coverage can create a number of substantial financial problems in the years following the divorce. As a...

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