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Do Step Parents Have Any Rights In A Divorce In Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

A step parent can play a very important role in the development of a child. If you are a step parent preparing to separate for your spouse, you may want to know: Do I have a right to seek custody or visitation for a stepchild in Texas? The short answer is that step parents… Read More »

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Is A Business Community Property Or Separate Property In Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Ending a marriage is not an easy thing to do. Untangling legal, financial, and personal affairs can be complicated. For business owners, a divorce can be even more difficult. You have to worry about protecting your company. This raises an important question: Does my business count as community property when getting divorced in Texas?… Read More »

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How A Divorce Lawyer Can Help You Uncover Concealed Assets In Texas

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Texas is a community property state. Under Texas Family Code § 3.002, a couple’s marital property is split 50-50 in a divorce. In going through the divorce process in Texas, parties have an obligation to make certain financial disclosures. After all, you cannot get your fair share of the community property if your spouse… Read More »

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Divorce Filings Dropped Nationwide In 2020—But the Effect May Be Temporary

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

According to recent reporting from The New York Times, the total number of divorces filed in the United States fell dramatically in 2020. Almost certainly a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, many experts believe that the fall in the country’s divorce rate will be temporary. In this article, our Houston and Galveston divorce attorneys… Read More »

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I Am Getting Divorced In Texas—How Will It Affect My Inheritance?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

If you are considering getting a divorce in Houston, you are probably aware that Texas is a community property state. As succinctly defined by the Texas State Law Library, the community property standards means that “any property acquired by a couple during their marriage (with a few exceptions) is equally owned by both spouses.”… Read More »

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Divorce in Texas: Three Key Factors that Affect Alimony Calculations

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Following a divorce, the financially-advantaged spouse may need to make alimony (spousal support) payments to their former partner. However, unlike in many other states, there is a presumption against alimony in Texas. Under Tex. Fam. Code Ann. § 8.053, the spouse who requests alimony may demonstrate that they have made a good faith effort… Read More »

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Do I Have to Go to Court to Get Divorced in Galveston and surrounding Counties County, Texas?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

A divorce is no one’s idea of a good time. Most people want to get through the process without the minimal amount of hassle. While it is not always easy to avoid conflict, divorce trials can usually be avoided. In fact, only a small percentage of divorce are litigated. You may be wondering: Will… Read More »

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The Most Common Divorce Stalling Strategies (And What You Can Do About It)

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Texas allows for no fault divorce. Under state law (Texas Family Code § 6.001), you have the right to get a divorce on the grounds of ‘insupportability’—meaning there is a “discord or conflict of personalities” that makes reconciliation unreasonable. Your spouse cannot stop you from getting a divorce in Texas. Your own testimony is… Read More »

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What is Dissipation of Assets and How Can It Affect Your Texas Divorce?

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

Texas is a community property state. In effect, this means that all assets and property acquired during the course of marriage belong to both spouses. Typically, community property is divided 50-50 in a divorce. Indeed, Texas law presumes an equal split of marital property. However, there are some narrow exceptions to the rule. If… Read More »

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Top Ten Property Division Factors in a Texas Divorce

By Lindamood & Robinson, P.C. |

The Lone Star State is one of the few community property jurisdictions in the United States. In some places, like California, the community property rule is almost absolute. In almost all cases, the court orders a 50-50 property division, regardless of the facts. But in Texas, the community property rule is more like a… Read More »

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