Tag: visitation

Dad gets child custody after Texas mom charged with threats

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Tuesday, September 24, 2013

In the United States, residents enjoy a sense of freedom, and that includes the innate freedom to oppose the viewpoints of any elected government official. But that freedom does not give someone license to send those officials threatening and/or poison-laced letters, which is what a Texas mom has allegedly done and which has cost her child...

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Texas grandparents seeking visitation rights may get more

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Grandparents’ Rights on Wednesday, August 15, 2012

// Often when visitation rights are being finalized in the Texas courts between the parents, a noticeable absence is felt with the grandparents. Typically, grandparents are forgotten about, or it is expected that the parents will bring their children to their grandparents, which isn't necessarily the case. However, some...

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Relocation can alter Texas visitation schedules

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Child custody and visitation issues are often contentious. A child's visitation schedule is important to both parents as they negotiate living arrangements and other plans. When one parent seeks to change the visitation schedule for a child after a divorce, it can be very disconcerting to the other party and may also be the subject of further...

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Child custody and visitation issues during a divorce

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Child Custody on Friday, January 27, 2012

In our last post we discussed the fact that alimony is one of the most contentious issues that can arise in a divorce. Although alimony is often relegated to high net worth divorces or divorces involving longstanding marriages, a much more common issue to arise in many divorces is the issue of child custody. Children are often caught in the middle...

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Grandparents’ visitation rights in question

On behalf of Loughmiller Higgins, Attorneys at Law posted in Grandparents’ Rights on Monday, December 12, 2011

// When young couples in Texas and across the country decide to have children, they often look to their own parents for guidance on how to raise their newborns. Grandparents often have years of experience and wisdom to pass down to a new generation in their family. The bond between grandparent and grandchild is one of utmost...

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