One of the most common questions in Texas divorce cases is, “How do I get my name off the mortgage when the other party gets real estate in the final decree?” The answer comes down to executing a quitclaim deed in divorce proceedings, but there… Read On

The Texas divorce process can take quite some time from the date of filing your petition to the final decree. At a minimum, your case could be pending in court for a few weeks; in hotly contested matters, completing the entire divorce process could even… Read On

Entering into prenuptial agreements is no longer considered as taboo as it was in prior decades. Instead, couples are realizing that signing this type of contract is one of the best ways to ensure that both parties’ assets remain protected not only in the event… Read On

Initially coined in 2004, the term Gray Divorce is used most often to describe divorces amongst couples who have been married for between 20 and 30 years. Gray divorces actually seem to be on the rise, with some research showing that although the overall divorce… Read On

When dissolving a marriage, both parties to the divorce will be required to go through the discovery process. During this time, both parties and their legal teams will be able to request certain documentation, conduct depositions to collect evidence in support of their claims, and… Read On

Dissolving a marriage requires couples to grapple with a host of complicated issues, including property division, alimony, and child custody. Unfortunately, in all the hustle and bustle of resolving these matters, many couples forget to address their life insurance policies, which can have serious consequences… Read On

Texas is a community property state, which means that divorcing couples are required to divide all of their marital assets equally upon divorce. This applies to all marital property, or assets that were acquired during the course of a marriage, including the family home, business… Read On

While many people are knowledgeable about the process of divorce in Texas, very few understand what it means to have a marriage annulled. Unlike a divorce, where two spouses decide to end their marriage, an annulment in Texas declares the marriage void as though it… Read On