Many Houston spouses think the most stressful parts of a marital break-up are wide-swinging emotions and conflicts with exes over unresolved issues. Some Texas spouses also experience another unpleasant side of divorce that doesn’t show up until after the decree. Some ex-spouses learn too late they made a bad financial deal.
We know that children here in Houston and all over the country are affected emotionally and psychologically when their parents divorce. Divorce is not easy and it can affect family members a great deal. A recent determined which age group is most affected by divorce. The study results were quite revealing.
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.
One small Texas town has gained notoriety for the increased number of divorces that are occurring there. That this and other small towns in the area are seeing an increase in divorces may be due in part to the economy.
Texas residents can expect to see an increase in elderly divorces over the coming years. There has been as much as a 50 percent rise in the divorce rate for elderly individuals during the past two decades.