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How Texas defines "separate property"

When a divorce looms for a Houston-area couple, there is often a lot of apprehension regarding property division. Some spouses may assume all of their assets will be up for grabs or that items of great sentimental value may no longer be theirs. One of the keys to thwarting property division fears is understanding that there is often many items of property that will not be subject to division in a divorce.

Is spousal maintenance required after a high asset divorce?

One of the most inflammatory divorce legal issues between two former spouses is the topic of spousal maintenance, also known as alimony. Particularly after a high asset divorce, pondering any type of spousal support can be understandably difficult for those who are already grappling with the financial aspects of property division. Educating oneself, though, can clear up a lot of the questions which tend to swirl around spousal maintenance.

Postnuptial agreements: It's never too late for a prenup

It's generally well-known that "hindsight is 20/20." If most of us could return to certain points in the past, we'd likely do things differently and make alternate decisions. Most of the time, however, it's simply too late and the chance has passed. When it comes to marriage, though, there are some marital contract-related decisions that can be made after wedding bells have rung.

Spouses must be careful to account for all assets in divorce

Overlooking assets in a Texas divorce can become a big problem. It may seem surprising, but many couples simply forget to account for all of their assets when going through a split.

Attorneys play crucial role in Texas collaborative divorce

Many divorcing spouses in Houston are aware that the option for alternative dispute resolution exists. Still, there are many misconceptions about procedures like divorce mediation and collaborative law. Many don't realize that in a collaborative divorce, the parties still rely on the knowledge and skill of an attorney, albeit in different ways than in a traditional divorce.

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