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Woman who fled child support enforcement is found and arrested

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Friday, May 31, 2013

People who try to flee from child support orders don't realize that it's like trying to get away from death or taxes. They will catch up with you sooner or later. Texas is part of a national network of state governments and child support offices that cooperate in assisting each other to enforce the child support laws. In the reported...

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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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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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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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Texas conducts sweep to arrest child support violators

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Wednesday, April 4, 2012

// Multiple sheriffs' departments throughout Texas have made it clear that they are pursuing those who have unpaid child support. Not long ago, a roundup of those found to be in contempt of court for failure to pay child support occurred in several counties. In total, 24 people were arrested from three different counties. As...

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Child support enforcement gets helping hand from government

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Friday, February 17, 2012

In Texas and elsewhere, a non-custodial parent's failure to pay child support may lead to serious ramifications. These payments are necessary for the well-being and economic livelihood of the child, and so the state may choose to press criminal charges against those who fail to pay their required child support payments. Likewise, custodial...

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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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