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Preventing legal conflicts of prenup in Texas divorce

Two people who wish to be married and who have valuable properties and assets need to protect themselves against the down-the-road possibility of a high asset divorce. Such couples commonly prepare prenuptial agreements before saying, "I do." However, such agreements may be subject to modification or dismissal if one party was coerced into signing the prenup.

Financial implications of Texas divorce on retirement

Texas residents may be aware of the emotional damage that divorce can bring to a family. Issues may result from both spouses' arguments about child support, property division and other divorce issues. However, the end of marriage may also affect another aspect of life, which is retirement.

Texas divorce--it's a choice

Marital dissolution and divorce is becoming more and more and no one is necessarily immune from the impact of divorce. Filing for marital dissolution is not an easy decision, especially in high net worth divorce where both parties may have acquired a wide array of properties and assets over a number of years together. Divorce also opens a series of issues for divorcing couples such as alimony, child support and child custody.

Why do-it-yourself divorce kits may not be a bright idea

As divorces become increasingly more complicated, so does the paperwork and stress involved. Although it is true that divorce can lead to some serious expenses for the couple, the complications of the legal proceedings make hiring professionals more advantageous in sorting out property division, alimony, child support and custody and all other agreements.

Pet issues can complicate divorce in Texas

Residents in Houston, Texas, can anticipate that divorce legal issues often involve child custody, child support and property division. However, a recent case about spouses who battled for the custody of their pets may raise concerns that family dogs can be taken into account in the event of divorce.

Health insurance, women and divorce

A study suggests that one in four women happened to be insured through a family member's plan, but the study also suggests that this coverage could be lost through the divorce process. In fact, it is estimated that 115,000 women will lose their health insurance coverage every year due to a marital dissolution.

Divorce, divorce forms and self-help

Though various standard forms have been approved regarding divorce, the Texas Supreme Court has stated that "it is always best" to hire an attorney when contemplating a divorce. There is no shortage of online and other materials advertised allowing for individuals to handle the divorce themselves. However, as we mentioned in a previous post, divorce is never simple or easy under any circumstances.

More couple signing prenuptial agreements

Houston family law clients are more often asking attorneys to prepare prenuptial agreements than have been drawn up in the past. Prenuptial agreements are also getting more imaginative in the wording and conditions, and individuals seemingly are more aware that their marriage may possibly end in divorce.

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