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Divorce woes: Ric Flair faces arrest for skipping alimony

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Friday, August 2, 2013

Most people look at professional wrestlers as bigger than life because of the personas they portray in the ring as well as on television. However, Ric Flair, who is considered to be a professional wrestling legend by many in Texas, was recently brought back to reality by law enforcement officials. An arrest order was recently issued for the...

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How alimony and child support affect taxes

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Family Law on Wednesday, March 13, 2013

When a couple with children divorce, the sheer number of decisions that must be made can feel overwhelming. Matters of child custody take precedence, but once those details are worked out, Texas parents often turn their attention to the financial ramifications of the end of the marriage. The manner in which a couple approaches matters of...

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Alimony in Texas

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Thursday, January 19, 2012

// Alimony is one of the most misunderstood elements of Texas divorce law. Under the Texas Family Code, alimony is generally only available in marriages that are at least a decade long and a spouse seeking alimony must be generally unemployable due to lack of job skills, disability, or the need to care for a disabled child....

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How parents can get the child support they are owed

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Monday, December 19, 2011

It may come as no surprise that child support payments sometimes don't get paid to those who it is owed. However, many people may not realize that actually less than half of the parents who are owed child support see the full payment. Some people receive a portion, and some receive nothing at all. According to Forbes, men are the most...

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