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Prenuptial agreements may help even happy Houston couples

A prenuptial agreement is often seen as a way to insure one's wealth against the possibility having to turn over a portion of one's assets to an ex-spouse following divorce. However, prenuptial agreements are in fact useful to a wide variety of Houston couples, including those who have the good fortune of remaining happily married.

What to expect during Texas property division

Besides child support and visitation, the most contentious area of a divorce in Texas is often property division. The financial implications of dividing up the property are very important in securing each party's future. Divorce legal issues are often complicated, so it is important for people to know what to expect during the property division portion of a divorce settlement.

How are retirement accounts handled in a TX divorce situation?

For many people the single biggest asset besides their house is their retirement account. For couples who are going through a divorce the retirement accounts that have amassed can prove to be a big, complicated issue to work through in the property division area. So how are retirement accounts distributed in a divorce?

Alternatives to a traditional divorce

Houston residents who are considering a divorce or starting the divorce process may feel a huge amount of emotional stress and anxiety regarding the process. Many times a divorce is complicated and can involve many issues, including property division, child support, alimony and a host of other problems. Many people think that a divorce always includes court dates and judges, but there are alternatives to the traditional divorce proceedings.

Business ownership can complicate the divorce process

For any number of reasons, a happy marriage can eventually end on the path to divorce. For business owners, perhaps it is due to long hours spent on the job, building a sustainable and profitable venture -- hours that, unfortunately, are lost from the relationship. Regardless of the reason, however, if you own part or all of a company, that will be part of the assets considered in property division.

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