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For those who are married, the perfect world would be to not get divorced.  And should you have to get divorced, that it would be a quick, easy, and pain-free process.  The reality of that is not true.  District Court Judge John Roach and Attorney Laura Roach (husband and wife team) have seen too many people get hurt through divorces, especially ones that go to court. As a solution, the two have taken on a personal mission to make the process easier for couples who are going through a divorce.  They want divorce to become an amicable process and to […]

Mediation: An Ease to The Destructive Nature of Divorce


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A major aspect that is affected by divorce is the finances of the spouses. If not handled well, this can turn into a big chaos before, during and after the proceedings. A lot of the assets and properties will be in consideration for division but in this article, we will focus on the house. If not adjudged in one of the parties favor, one will be tossed out of it while one remains in it. There are two options for this. The first one is selling the house, and the second one is that the spouse who remains in it […]

What Happens to the Mortgage After Divorce?



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Going through a divorce can drastically alter a person as it changes a lot of aspects in one’s life including relationships, perspective, and lifestyle. One of the aspects that divorce greatly affects is a person’s financial situation. A divorce can leave a person not only emotionally drained but also financially. People who go through divorce lose half or more of everything they worked hard on, including their savings, home, pension, business, and other assets and investments. With all this being said, there are ways to slowly rebuild and improve one’s financial situation after divorce. Keep Calm and Conserve Your Energy […]

6 Ways to do Post-Divorce Financial Rebuilding


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Marriage makes two individuals become one. During the whole period of marriage, couples acquire properties which most of the time are jointly owned. Problems may arise when a couple decides to get divorced. Division of a marital home could get difficult. Separation of assets might lead into conflict and we might not properly exercise our rights over our properties if we do not know the laws that govern it. To understand better the context of property relations between the husband and wife in Texas, let us have an overview of the governing laws in marriage and properties. The State of […]

How to Divide a Marital Home in a Texas Divorce



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During the course of the marriage, the possibility of not disclosing all one’s asset is likely. The question now is: what happens if a one of the spouses finds out that their ex-spouse failed to disclose assets that were available to them during a divorce and the divorce has already been finalized?  Emotionally, of course the party who found out about the undisclosed assets would be upset and would demand for their share of such undisclosed asset. A suit should be filed regarding this matter to the court that finalized the divorce since the same retained jurisdiction over the matter. […]

Dealing with Undisclosed Assets in a Texas Divorce


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Many of the divorce cases nowadays are caused by financial issues. It doesn’t come as a surprise when after post-divorce couples fall behind mortgage and face foreclosure. Foreclosure is enough of a headache as it is. When it is complicated by issues pertinent to divorce, it can be more difficult to manage. When a couple gets a divorce, it is not an uncommon move to transfer the interest for the house to the other spouse. Usually, they do this thinking that this will place the responsibility for the mortgage completely on the other spouse. However, it just doesn’t work that […]

Divorcing Your Mortgage