Under the Texas Family Code if a person receiving alimony cohabitates with another person the court will terminate the alimony after a motion has been filed and a hearing held. Child support continues until the child is 18, graduates from highschool or is emancipated regardless of whether the person receiving child support is married or cohabitating with another.
Brian Loughmiller is a partner at the McKinney, Texas law firm of Loughmiller Higgins. Serving family law clients throughout North Texas and the DFW Metroplex area, Brian and his partner, Eric Higgins, have 47 years of combined trial experience. One of the top family lawyers in the state, Brian has been recognized as a Super Lawyer every year since 2005.