Tag: children

Parents may use 529 account for college savings during divorce

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Friday, May 3, 2013

Saving money for children's college tuition and expenses is a common goal for many parents. This can be simple enough while the parents are married in Texas or anywhere else. However once a couple decides to divorce, new arrangements may have to be made in order to continue saving for children's college education. These arrangements can be...

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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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September brings new deadline for Texas dads paying child support

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Many men paying child support may wonder if they are paying it unfairly. After all, while the mother of a child is usually apparent, it can be harder to tell who the father may be if there are any complications or doubts. For these Texas men who suspect that they are not the fathers, yet are saddled with child support payments, an important...

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