Category Archives: Spousal Support
Can Your Spouse Take Half of Your Trust Fund?
Going through a divorce is never an easy process, but if you have an inheritance or trust fund, you may be worried if it will be subject to division during your divorce settlement. While each situation is different, there are a few rules that might help you determine if your trust fund or inheritance… Read More »
Will Your Divorce Require You to Pay or Receive Spousal Support?
Spousal support, also known as alimony, is a common part of divorce proceedings throughout Texas. Spousal support is additional money paid from one spouse temporarily to their spouse to support them when the divorce has been finalized. The money paid isn’t part of the division of marital property or child support, and if paid… Read More »
Garnishing Wages After a Texas Divorce
An issue that often arises after a couple gets divorced is delinquent child support and/or alimony payments. For example, nearly $33 billion was owed in child support in 2013, according to the Spruce. The amount of child support that was due to be paid averaged out to be $5,774 per year. However, most custodial… Read More »
Ways To Show A Former Spouse Is Living With Someone
In Texas and every other state, the law states the the payment of spousal support ends when one of several events occur, including death, remarriage, and cohabitation, or when a spouse begins living with someone else. Courts in Texas have long heard cases and denied individuals who have commenced living with another the right… Read More »