When a couple is getting divorced in Austin, they will need to divide their community (shared/marital) property in a manner that is just and equitable, but not necessarily equal. In addition to the obvious property types, like cars, bank accounts, and a shared home, a… Read On

A revocable living trust is one of the most beneficial and useful estate planning tools. Not only do assets that are held in a trust escape the probate process, but trusts can also be used to mitigate taxes and protect assets in the event of… Read On

Whether a couple is married or unmarried, breaking up and dissolving a family unit is extremely difficult. The process of splitting up and moving into a different home is even more difficult when there are minor children from the relationship. In cases where both parents… Read On

If you are considering divorce in Texas, you should know that Texas is one of a handful of community property states in the U.S. In a community property state, when a married couple decides to get divorced, the court assumes that all property you acquired… Read On

Child custody in Texas, which is known under the Texas Family Code as conservatorship and possession, is complicated in any circumstances. However, child custody can become increasingly complicated when parties beyond the biological parents are seeking rights with regard to the child. For example, grandparents… Read On

If you are considering divorce and received an inheritance during your marriage, you are likely asking yourself the important question: is inheritance community property in Texas? In other words, will your inheritance be classified as community property and subject to division as part of your… Read On