Category: Asset Division

Divorce Finances: Preparing for a Successful Divorce Part One

Divorce Finances:  Knowledge is Power Divorce is never simple, but preparing for a successful divorce gives you the winning edge. The more solid documentation you have, the better your strategy will be. Your divorce may be something you have thought about for awhile or it may be that an event has caused an immediate breakdown of [..]

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Bankruptcy-Divorce?

Bankruptcy Stops Your Divorce! Bankruptcy-Divorce.  The other day it happened to me. Again. The two parties and the two lawyers were in a settlement conference and about to close a deal. Then the other party asked her lawyer how this settlement was going to affect her bankruptcy “bankruptcy-divorce? She had never mentioned that she was in bankruptcy and [..]

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Avoid Expensive Probate: No DIY Estate Planning

How to Avoid Expensive Probate,  by Kim Young Do you want to avoid expensive probate issues? In this “immediate gratification” world we now live in, it’s very easy to “do-it-yourself” Estate Planning. Unfortunately, most of the documents that one can find on the Internet are not sufficient to Texas Estates Code standards and lack the formality that [..]

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Divorce Court: What the Judge Can and Cannot Do

WHAT THE DIVORCE COURT CAN AND CANNOT DO Several times a year, I hear from someone (usually prospective clients) who want something that the courts just can’t deliver. So here is what a court can and cannot do. The Divorce Court Can Divide Marital Property and Order Action Courts can order someone to pay a certain amount of [..]

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Same Sex Marriage Texas

Same Sex Marriage:  What it Means for Texas Family Law Politics aside, there is no doubt that we have witnessed history in the making. On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court changed the standard notion of marriage forever when it ruled that same sex-marriage is legal in all 50 states. Same-sex couples began to obtain marriage licenses in some areas [..]

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Win Your Case!

Win Your Case with Your Attorney Imagine that you have been involved in a lengthy lawsuit and your case is finally going to trial. Your attorney has all the documents to help prove your case all lined up and in proper form for admission in the trial. You have your list of properly subpoenaed witnesses and your attorney [..]

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