Lessons for Houston spouses from a celebrity divorce

Nov 20 2015 - Posted by , in High Asset Divorce

Celebrity divorces happen frequently. It seems as if each week there’s another one in the news. Sometimes a celebrity divorce can offer lessons for regular Houston residents going through a divorce. The Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom divorce offers a unique glimpse into what can happen for regular people going through a divorce. Although they filed their divorce paperwork back in July it has been backlogged in the court system. So when Lamar was rushed to …

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Who gets to keep the inheritance in a divorce?

Oct 16 2015 - Posted by , in Divorce, High Asset Divorce

Many Houston residents will receive an inheritance from a family member at some point in their lives. Sometimes these inheritances can be small and sometimes they can be in the millions of dollars. A person who receives an inheritance and later goes through a divorce with their spouse may be interested in knowing what will happen to that inheritance after a divorce. Although Texas is a community property state, not all assets are divided equally. An inheritance …

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Common mistakes that are made in a high asset divorce

Sep 25 2015 - Posted by , in High Asset Divorce

Houston area residents who are considering a divorce know how emotional a time it can be. There are so many things to consider at the end of a marriage and it is not a pleasant situation. For those who are involved in a high asset divorce there is a lot at stake. There are mistakes that people make that should be avoided. One mistake in a high asset divorce is that there may be assets that get …

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Collaborative law and Texas divorce

Sep 18 2015 - Posted by , in Collaborative Law

Many people in Texas who are considering a divorce may dread the process. Traditional divorce litigation can be time-consuming and expensive, and the adversarial nature of the process can lead to long-lasting feelings of frustration and resentment. The good news is that there are alternatives to the traditional litigation route. A collaborative law divorce works for many families and their unique needs. So what is the process for a collaborative law divorce? During a collaborative law divorce, …

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Common mistakes people make during a divorce

Jul 24 2015 - Posted by , in Divorce, Property Division

Many Houston residents will go through a divorce in their lifetime. Although some married couples think their marriage will last forever, in many cases a divorce becomes all but inevitable. Of course, the end of a marriage is often a highly emotional period, and in this atmosphere one can easily make mistakes that will make matters worse later on. It is important to keep in mind some common mistakes people make during the divorce process. One legal …

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Important documents needed for divorce

Jul 15 2015 - Posted by , in Property Division

When a person is thinking about a divorce in the Houston area there are many things to consider. Going through the process can be stressful enough, but even knowing what paperwork to prepare can seem overwhelming. Yet, gathering important documents in advance can help expedite the divorce and make sure key issues are ready to be discussed. A divorce is an emotionally traumatic event for a person to go through. It can therefore be difficult to focus …

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Five reasons you may want a prenuptial agreement

May 7 2015 - Posted by , in Prenuptial Agreement, Property Division

Newly engaged couples in Houston are usually giddy with excitement over their upcoming marriage. Along with planning the ceremony, reception, what everyone’s going to wear, and where the honeymoon will be, couples should also sit down and focus on financial matters. Financial discord is one of the top reasons couples get divorced, so sorting out important matters before marriage can help. A prenuptial agreement is one way that couples can settle important financial details and ensure a …

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How real estate is handled in a Texas divorce

May 1 2015 - Posted by , in Property Division, Valuation

Couples who are going through a divorce in the Houston area know that real estate is one of the biggest assets a couple may have. Property division is a large part of divorce and for a spouse’s future after the divorce. It is therefore critically important to know how real estate is handled in a Texas divorce. Since Texas is a community property state, real estate that was purchased during the marriage is generally divisible during the …

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Alternatives to a traditional divorce

Feb 6 2015 - Posted by , in Divorce Mediation

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. One divorce option is the do-it-yourself …

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Divorced parents can navigate holiday spending cooperatively

Dec 17 2014 - Posted by , in Divorce

One of the most common sources of conflict around the holidays is spending – either one parent accuses the other of overspending, or one claims the other isn’t spending enough on the children. Parents are often coping with their own financial challenges as well during this often stressful time. Fortunately, there are ways divorced parents can work together during the holidays to let their children enjoy the season without excessive stress, discord or guilt. One …

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