Category: Asset Protection

Asset Protection category in our Fort Worth family law blog. Board Certified family law attorney and experienced probate attorney discusses issues that will help you protect your assets.

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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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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Estate Planning Truths

As an attorney who has prepared numerous estate plans, I would like to communicate “estate planning truths”. Estate Planning Truths: MISINFORMATION IS ABUNDANT.  I am often surprised by the misinformation circulating about estate planning. The misinformation takes away from the actual understanding why an estate plan is valuable. Misinformation keeps us from seeing why we [..]

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