Tag: delinquent payments

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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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 parents behind on child support payments can face jail time

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Friday, May 18, 2012

// In Texas, as has been mentioned before, child support is a big deal. Those who are ordered to pay child support are expected to make the monthly payments, no questions asked. If they do not pay child support, they can be arrested and spend up to six months to jail. Furthermore, police officers are more than willing to round up...

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Electronic benefits could impoverish those owing child support

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Support on Thursday, March 8, 2012

A new change in federal benefits policy could pose problems for those living in Texas who also owe child support. Before this policy change, states could only take 65 percent of whatever federal benefits a parent might receive in order to pay for back child support that the parent owed. However, because benefits payments are set to go...

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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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