Divorce is far from rare. The Texas Department of Health Services reports that there are more than 75,000 divorces in the state each year. Despite being relatively common, going through a marital separation is never easy for the couple that is involved in it. Every… Read On

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

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

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

In most divorce cases, the parties’ most valuable asset—from both a financial and sentimental standpoint—is the marital residence. Accordingly, how the house is “divided” by the court is frequently a hotly contested issue. Like any other asset, a house can be community or separate property…. Read On