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What happens to pets in a Texas divorce?

Pets are a key part of many families. They may have comforted you in stressful times, or they may be your child’s best friend. What happens, then, when divorce changes your family? Who will move forward with ownership of your family pet? How does Texas law address pets? While you may view your pet as a companion and a key…

The methods a spouse may use to hide assets from another

The lack of trust led to the disintegration of your marriage. That mistrust lied dormant within your union for many years. However, you could not ignore it when you were together and even tried to overcome it through marital counseling sessions. Now, you especially cannot ignore the mistrust of your estranged spouse while going through a divorce. It has been…

The fate of your 401(K) in divorce

No matter the stage of your career—whether you are planning for advancement or you are working toward retirement—your retirement savings is one of your most valuable investments. What happens to the investment you have made in your 401(k) if your marriage ends in divorce? Is your 401(k) separate or community property? Texas law views most property, funds and debt acquired…

You’re getting a divorce — who gets the inheritance?

The end of your marriage can have a significant impact on your finances. If your loved one left you a significant inheritance when they passed away, your divorce can lead you to question what will happen to those funds. Will you keep your inheritance after divorce, or will your spouse leave the marriage with part of that inheritance? Generally, your…

How can your child’s age influence your custody proceedings?

Every child changes significantly as they grow, and those changes often mean that a young child has very different needs from a teenager. As a result, the age of your child and their stage of development could change the way that the court approaches your custody arrangement. How might your child’s age change what is in their best interest? If…

4 common misconceptions about divorce

If you are facing the end of your marriage, you may hear many different things about divorce from the people around you. However, these messages may not necessarily be true. What common myths and misconceptions might you hear about Texas divorces? Misconception 1: Property will be divided 50/50 between me and my spouse. While married couples generally have equal ownership…

Can my parenting plan address technology?

Technology is an increasingly important part of the lives of many children. This is especially true over the past year, as children may have taken classes remotely and connected with their friends and family largely through digital communication. However, technology can also be a significant source of conflict for co-parents, especially if they disagree with what type and how much…

How are real estate holdings handled in divorce?

For many couples, real estate holdings are some of the most valuable assets owned. Valuing and dividing real estate in a divorce can be a complicated process. Especially if you gain a portion of your income from commercial real estate investments, your future financial health may depend on proper assessment and division of this real estate. How do the courts…

What happens when income increases or decreases?

Child support is incredibly important to the raising of a healthy and well-adjusted child. However, each parent’s lives will change over the time. The time may come where the parent paying child support in Houston either experiences a decrease in income or an increase in income. In such situations, it is possible that a modification of child support may be necessary. When…

Does separate property become marital property when comingled?

Before people marry each other they have a life. They have jobs, earn income, have bank accounts, start retirement accounts, purchase homes and other real estate. When they get married they may get rid of some of their personal belongings, but they will generally keep the valuable assets and property that they acquired. They will also generally use those assets…

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