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Asset Division and Protection in Trust

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When divorce proceedings begin, each couple must evaluate what assets and property are includable to be divided, as well as whether it is considered community property or separate property. In a separate post, we explained the differences between separate and community property based on state law. Since Texas is a community property state, the… Read More »

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Your Former Spouse’s Rights to Social Security Disability

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When your marriage dissolves, you are still entitled to a number of different benefits, depending on a number of factors. We recently wrote about one benefit you must change in order for your former spouse to not inherit when you die, which was changing the beneficiary of your life insurance policy. Another benefit that… Read More »

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The Division Of Digital Assets In A Houston Divorce

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Many Houston couples in the midst of a divorce are aware that marital property like homes, stocks, and money will be subject to property division. In addition to these tangible objects, however, many divorcing couples also own digital assets with significant value that should also be considered at the time of divorce. These digital… Read More »

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The Effect Of Divorce On Jointly Owned Businesses In Houston

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A number of businesses are jointly owned and operated by husbands and wives. During a divorce, however, couples who might have spent years together building a company can find themselves forced to divide the same company. Sometimes this division of property proceeds with few arguments between a couple, but other times parties argue over… Read More »

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Intellectual Property And Houston Divorces

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Texas law concerning marital property makes no differentiation between tangible and intangible property. Couples most often remember to include tangible property, or physical property, during a divorce. Couples, however, sometimes forget to also include intangible property during a divorce, which cannot be physically touched. One of the types of intangible property that is most… Read More »

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How to Keep Separate Marital Property Separate in a Texas Divorce

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If a Court determines an asset is your separate property, you keep it without any sharing or interference by your spouse and is not subject to division. Any property owned prior to marriage or that is inherited or received by gift during marriage is separate property.  Any mutations of separate property remain separate.  Example: … Read More »

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Pet Custody After A Divorce

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There is another divorce issue for many couples to consider besides children, assets, and support: pets. One study estimates that almost half the households in the United States have a dog or cat. Custody issues involving pets can provide much friction between divorcing spouses. Although courts in Texas have remained relatively silent on determining… Read More »

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The Role of Professional Licenses in Divorce

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Professional licensing in Texas might create some opportunities not enjoyed in many other states.  This generally bodes well  if you are an architect, chiropractor, dentist, medical doctor, engineer, lawyer, insurance agent, realtor or other type of licensed practitioner, this license will add certain unique elements to a divorce. Some of the most common concerns… Read More »

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