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Category: community property

How to Divide a Marital Home in a Texas Divorce

How to Divide a Marital Home in a Texas Divorce

Marriage makes two individuals become one. During the whole period of marriage, couples acquire properties which most of the time are jointly owned. Problems may arise when a couple decides to get divorced. Division of a marital home could get difficult. Separation of assets might lead into conflict and we might not properly exercise our […]

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What You Need to Know About IRAs and Your Divorce

What You Need to Know About IRAs and Your Divorce

There are a lot of things that you might be sure of right now, but one thing you will never be able to prepare for what to do during or after a divorce. It’s not only the emotional toll that would weigh on you after deciding to go through divorce – you have to think […]

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Dealing with Undisclosed Assets in a Texas Divorce

Dealing with Undisclosed Assets in a Texas Divorce

During the course of the marriage, the possibility of not disclosing all one’s asset is likely. The question now is: what happens if a one of the spouses finds out that their ex-spouse failed to disclose assets that were available to them during a divorce and the divorce has already been finalized?  Emotionally, of course […]

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Divorcing Your Mortgage

Divorcing Your Mortgage

Many of the divorce cases nowadays are caused by financial issues. It doesn’t come as a surprise when after post-divorce couples fall behind mortgage and face foreclosure. Foreclosure is enough of a headache as it is. When it is complicated by issues pertinent to divorce, it can be more difficult to manage. When a couple […]

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How to Effectively Guard Yourself Against Community Property Issues

How to Effectively Guard Yourself Against Community Property Issues

One thing is for certain, if you want to avoid the complications from issues associated with community property , you need to know more about it. When you have ample knowledge of how it works and how to manage it properly, you’d be able to avoid the nasty complications of community property issues. If you […]

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Different Ways to Divide Your Retirement Plan in Your Divorce

Different Ways to Divide Your Retirement Plan in Your Divorce

If you and your partner has come to an unlikely divorce, division of properties, assets, and other possessions might be something you have to talk about sooner rather than later. Likewise, your communal retirement plans fall under the category of properties that have to be divided between both parties in case of separation or divorce. […]

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Dealing with Your Spouse’s Hidden Assets in a Texas Divorce

Dealing with Your Spouse’s Hidden Assets in a Texas Divorce

It is normal to be anxious about many things when thinking about getting a Texas divorce . You may have heard of horror stories about getting a divorce from your friends or acquaintances who have been through it. It’s difficult not to feel anxious when there is a possibility that something unpleasant will suddenly pop up […]

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Prenuptial Agreements: Why is it more relevant today?

Prenuptial Agreements: Why is it more relevant today?

If you’re someone who’s planning to get married soon, the thought of getting a prenup might have crossed your mind once or twice, but why would you, right?  Prenuptial agreements – legal documents that state how a couple’s assets and possessions will be divided in case of a divorce – aren’t really necessary, especially if […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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