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How to preserve visitation rights in a child’s divorce

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Grandparents’ Rights on Monday, August 5, 2013

When a child is going through a divorce, it can be difficult for his or her parents to know how to respond. This is especially true in cases in which parents have established a positive relationship with their child's spouse, or when the marriage is coming to an end based on poor choices on the part of the child. The manner in which Texas parents...

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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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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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Federal child custody law has opponents in Texas and other states

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Friday, December 7, 2012

For many individuals, the issue of child custody can be best determined by who has the means and ability to best provide for the interests of a child. Although this governing principle presides in most Texas child custody cases, there may also be other relevant laws that can play a role in the court's determination. One such law, labeled the...

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