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New documentary shines light on adversarial divorces

Any Houston resident who has been through a contentious divorce is likely to warn their friends and family against drawn-out disputes. However, very few people begin the divorce process anticipating major conflict. In many cases, parties may even initially make informal agreements on many matters, both significant and minor. Still, as the process gets moving and details are finalized, original agreements may morph into major disagreements, making many wish they had known about collaborative law earlier.

TV host's situation shows link between prenups and custody

Either married or divorced, many Texas residents are likely to have a host of preconceptions about prenuptial agreements. One of the most pertinent mistaken beliefs about prenups is that they only cover matters pertaining to property division. Indeed, while prenuptial agreements are invaluable when it comes to asset division, their contents can affect a family unit beyond just assets and liabilities.

Understanding the Texas rules on property division

From movies to tabloids, from television shows to neighborhood gossip, there are countless sources of the myths that surround divorce. Particularly when it comes to property division, myths abound and can scare divorcing spouses into feeling threatened, even paranoid. Since it is so important for spouses to keep a level head during a stressful time, addressing the myths of Texas property division may make Houston spouses breathe a little easier.

Many divorced Americans regret not having a prenup

According to the American Psychological Association, the divorce rate in the United States hovers somewhere between 40 and 50 percent. Of course, most engaged couples in Houston believe their situations will not contribute to this rate, but the fact is that with a divorce rate that includes nearly half of all once-married couples, no one can guarantee that their union will last forever.

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