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Jessica Simpson’s parents settle divorce and divide assets

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The press has made a somewhat big hullabaloo over a life insurance policy purchased by Joe Simpson on the life of his daughter Jessica. Joe is now finalizing a Texas divorce with his soon-to-be former spouse, Tina Simpson. The divorce action was filed by Tina in a Texas court in Sept. 2012. The latest headlines regarding the life...

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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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As economy improves, Texas divorce rates could grow

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Wednesday, November 21, 2012

While economic struggles can increase tensions on a marriage, those forces can also keep couples together longer than they would if they were in a better financial situation. A recently released study slated for publication in Applied Economics Letters takes a close look at divorce trends in American society, and how they shift along with...

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