Texas is a community property state, so once you divorce, you expect to split the assets you’ve acquired since your marriage. You assumed, however, that the home you purchased prior to your marriage and kept solely in your name would be your personal property to keep....
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If you’re starting the process of divorcing, one of the main questions you may have is how long it’s going to take. In Texas, your divorce won’t be finalized for at least 60 days following your divorce petition being filed. This is just one aspect of the process,...
If you’re getting a divorce in Texas, you should know that the state is a community property state. This means that all of the marital assets you share with your spouse will need to be divided equally upon divorce unless you come up with a different arrangement. If...
In high asset divorces, it’s not uncommon for one spouse to be financially dependent upon the other -- and that makes spousal maintenance (commonly called “alimony”) an issue. But spousal maintenance in Texas is not an automatic right. So, how do you know if you are...
Figuring out how to divide your property can be the hardest part of your divorce. The more unique and valuable your property is, the more likely you and your spouse are to disagree about the right way to split it in your upcoming divorce. Possessions can sometimes...
Finding a fair way to split up your property is often a major concern in a Texas divorce. You and your spouse probably both have invested a lot of your time and income into the shared resources that you now need to find a way to split. It can be difficult for couples...
Couples going through a divorce typically handle the house in one of two ways. Either one spouse keeps the house and gives the other some of the equity, or they agree to sell the house and split whatever they make from the sale. Although it is rare to hear about it,...
There’s been a steady movement toward equally shared custody of children after divorce in this country. Under Texas law, the default is still a 75/25 split. A bill currently in the Texas legislature would change that to 50/50. House Bill 803, however, has yet to even...
Your spouse tells you that they don’t want to get divorced. They blame you for the way the marriage is ending. You can tell that they’re frustrated and angry, and you worry that they’re looking to get even. One of the most common ways that people do this is by hiding...
When a couple decides to divorce, disputes over money are common -- particularly when it comes to issues of spousal support. You may be able to make your support payments comfortably today, but a significant portion of your wealth could be gone in an instant if you...
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