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Texas Family Law

Differences Between Custody and Visitation in Texas

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If you’re facing the prospect of a Texas divorce and have children, you’ll likely be more concerned about the children than anyone or anything else. You’ll want to help them transition into the new life with the least amount of friction. You’ll also want to stay close to them as you possibly can and hopefully […]

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Commingled Property in Texas: What Is It & How Can It Impact Your Divorce?

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“Commingled property” is a commonly misunderstood term you may come across during a Texas divorce. While most couples are reasonably aware of what community property and separate property are, few truly understand the repercussions when these two intermix. This can often be the source of disagreement as to how property should be divided and potentially […]

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Protecting Your Finances In A Divorce

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One of the most crucial elements in a divorce is protecting your finances. You need to understand how Texas law will apply to you and your specific case. In this blog post, we will concentrate on information about the financial aspects in a divorce. The division of marital property in a Texas divorce To start […]

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Discovery in Divorce Cases in Texas

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When it comes to your divorce, it is always helpful to have a basic understanding of the process. One aspect of the divorce process you should be aware of is discovery. Procedural rules ask each party to share all information that is relevant to the case with the other party. This process is called “discovery”. […]

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The Meaning of Community Property in Texas Divorce

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Because Texas is a community property state, it means that Texas divorce proceedings in property division are somewhat different from those of other states in the country. Generally, when it comes to the usual divorce proceedings, property is divided into three categories—your separate property, your spouse’s separate property, and community property. Spouses keep their separate […]

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How Do You Qualify for Alimony?

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When you go through a divorce, one of the first things your friends may ask you is whether or not you are getting alimony. This does not happen in every case, and some relationships may not require it. If you are going through a divorce and request alimony, the judge will review the information to […]

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Financial Concerns in a Texas Grey Divorce

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Most people assume that divorce typically involves middle-aged couples. It is high time to give people a more varied and different picture of a divorce, particularly grey divorce. Couples who are over the age of fifty-five (55) are people whose divorce is called a “grey” or “golden” years divorce. People in this stage of life […]

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Transferring Home Ownership After A Divorce

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As with other properties, you must execute documents in a way that reflects the transfer of the legal title of the marital home. Failure to do so on your part can lead to a huge inconvenience, especially during times when you might be looking to sell a property. To avoid such mistakes, it is highly […]

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Is Separation Recognized in Texas?

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Unlike most states, the state of Texas does not recognize legal separation. This means that in Texas, when you are officially married, you remain so until the court system finalizes your divorce decree. This fact plays a major role in property division. In Texas, most property acquired by either spouse during marriage is considered community […]

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