Month: February 2013

Divorce can be customized to suit a couple’s needs

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Friday, February 22, 2013

When divorce is on the horizon, many Texas spouses feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of decisions that must be made and matters that must be handled. Making matters worse, our society is rife with media-driven examples of acrimonious and dramatic divorce. This leads many to fear that the process will be lengthy, expensive and emotionally...

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Child support offender ordered to stop having kids

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Saturday, February 16, 2013

Texas readers may have heard of a recent family court ruling that has led to a great deal of debate across the nation. The ruling was made in a hearing concerning outstanding child support owed by a man who has fathered four children with four different women. He is behind in his child support payments to the tune of over $100,000. In a...

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Unusual child custody case has father fighting for rights

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Friday, February 8, 2013

The majority of child custody cases involve two parents who are struggling over the care and custody of their shared children. However, a wide variety of circumstances can bring an individual before a judge to argue for the right to raise a child. One recent high-profile child custody battle has left a man fighting to establish his parental...

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Divorce can save you money, due to recent tax law changes

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Friday, February 1, 2013

Texas spouses who are on the path to divorce often focus on the personal reasons for their shift from married to single. While it is true that there are a number of challenges that can arise during the process, there are also a range of benefits, both emotional and financial. For example, recent changes to existing tax laws now mean that in...

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