FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION
(210) 229-2088
info@branchfamilylaw.com

Category: community property

Coping Successfully and Facing a New Life after Your Divorce in Texas

Coping Successfully and Facing a New Life after Your Divorce in Texas

A divorce in Texas or anywhere else, is definitely life-changing. It could be a major turning point in your life. The result of the divorce might make you feel like you’ve won or lost, but regardless of that, you will have to cope along with your family members. There are many legalities you and your […]

Read More

What Happens to the Community Property after Divorce?

What Happens to the Community Property after Divorce?

Knowing whether a property is characterized as community or separate is very important when you divorce.  When filing for divorce, if there is no agreement between the spouses as to the division of the property, the court will be the one to decide on this matter. Texas Law on Community Property Texas follows the rules […]

Read More

What Happens to Our Family Business After Divorce?

What Happens to Our Family Business After Divorce?

Going through divorce also affects the family business. This type of family business could be a small or big business, likely having most of the family members as the shareholders or partners, or it could be a practice of profession or a retail store such as a shop or restaurant. What makes dealing with the […]

Read More

What Happens to my Pension After Divorce?

What Happens to my Pension After Divorce?

In divorce, a lot of marital issues such as child support and custody, property division and alimony, must need to be resolved before a court issues a divorce decree. Just like any other properties, pension benefits can be divided between the spouses. There are several different factors which determines whether a spouse’s pension can be […]

Read More

What Happens to the Mortgage After Divorce?

What Happens to the Mortgage After Divorce?

A major aspect that is affected by divorce is the finances of the spouses. If not handled well, this can turn into a big chaos before, during and after the proceedings. A lot of the assets and properties will be in consideration for division but in this article, we will focus on the house. If […]

Read More

Understanding Prenuptial Agreements

Understanding Prenuptial Agreements

In a conventional marriage, most people will look down on prenuptial or premarital agreements. The reason for this is because people tend to think that once a prenup is in the picture, it is because the couple does not have enough trust for each other and each other’s assets. For those who believe that marriage […]

Read More

What Can the Adopted Child Inherit?

What Can the Adopted Child Inherit?

Can the adopted child inherit from his or her adoptive parents? Yes. Under the Texas Probate Code, when a child is adopted legally or formally, they are treated in the same footing as a natural-born child of the adoptive parents. Therefore, if the decedent dies without a will, the adopted child has the same inheritance […]

Read More

Texas Divorce Overview

Texas Divorce Overview

  Texas Divorce Overview   Everyone іѕ fаmіlіаr wіth the wоrd dіvоrсе but dоеѕ not know thе technicalities about it. It is іmроrtаnt thаt wе should bе able tо knоw things about dіvоrсе аnd whаt are thе thіngѕ thаt wе ѕhоuld соnѕіdеr about when people аrоund us or ѕресіfісаllу uѕ іnѕtеаd are planning tо еngаgе […]

Read More

Divorce in Texas: “Just and Right” Property Division

Divorce in Texas: “Just and Right” Property Division

Everyone seems to have their own set of preconceived notions on how the divorce process is going to go, some based in reality, others mostly in fantasy. Ultimately, I suppose it is in my best interest, as if everyone had the same ideas about how property would be divided, I would be out of a […]

Read More

Community Property

Community Property

Most people are at least a little bit confused about the concept of “community property ” which is basically property jointly owned by both spouses. The easiest way of understanding what is community property, is to first understand what is “separate property”.  In general, separate property is: property owned prior to marriage ; property acquired at any time […]

Read More