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Mediation and domestic violence in a Texas divorce

There may come a time in a Texas divorce where the court sends the parties to mediation. For many couples, mediation is a less stressful and less costly alternative to litigation. It is supposed to be a safe process for couples to hash out their differences and come to an agreement regarding a variety of divorce issues. However, what does Texas state law have to say about mediation when one of the parties involved is the victim of domestic violence?

Beneficiary designations need to be updated after a divorce

Besides the family home, a person's retirement accounts are often the largest asset a person has. These accounts can have thousands of dollars in them, and for people in Texas who are facing a divorce, it can be important to have the beneficiary designations updated.

Should every engaged couple get a prenuptial agreement?

When a Houston couple becomes engaged it's typically a very exciting time. Everyone is happy and wedding planning is approached with gusto. Although everyone believes their marriage will last forever, the statistics are not always in their favor. Along with wedding dress, flowers, and reception hall shopping an engaged couple may also want to consider drafting a prenuptial agreement.

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