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Is it useful to employ a vocational expert in a Texas divorce?

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Friday, November 9, 2012

When a divorce is filed, a number of issues involving each individual can come into play. These issues for Texas families can range from child custody to earning potential to many other factors which a judge may consider when issuing a final order. In many cases, a divorce requires the parties to be knowledgeable about their spouse's...

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Alimony in Texas

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Divorce on Thursday, January 19, 2012

// Alimony is one of the most misunderstood elements of Texas divorce law. Under the Texas Family Code, alimony is generally only available in marriages that are at least a decade long and a spouse seeking alimony must be generally unemployable due to lack of job skills, disability, or the need to care for a disabled child....

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