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It is normal to be anxious about many things when thinking about getting a Texas divorce. You may have heard of horror stories about getting a divorce from your friends or acquaintances who have been through it. It’s difficult not to feel anxious when there is a possibility that something unpleasant will suddenly pop up before or after the Texas divorce has been finalized. Your spouse’s hidden assets could be one of these things. It will surely be complicated to deal with it especially when you don’t really know anything about it. The Basics of Hiding Assets in a Texas Divorce […]

Dealing with Your Spouse’s Hidden Assets in a Texas Divorce   Recently updated !


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There will lengthy and extensive discussions since there are many details that need to be ironed out during a divorce. If both parties are aggressive and the divorce is not a mutual decision, it can be stressful. The main points of the divorce are usually the first to be settled. Custody, division of property, child support, and alimony are definite points of contention. However, there are some minor details that are worthy of attention. It is worthwhile to know who should be able to claim the tax exemption for the dependents. Tax Exemption Basics The basic principle is that the […]

Determining Dependent Exemptions after Divorce



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Married life isn’t easy. Whether you like to admit it or not, there are just some aspects of your married relationship that are tough to navigate. Imagine how much harder things can get if you happen to be business partners with your spouse. There’s just so much to watch out for that it might just seem impossible to do. That doesn’t necessarily mean that it can’t be done though. There are just a lot more things that you need to keep in mind if you do find yourself in that situation. Communication is Key As with every relationship, the best […]

How to Be Business Partners and Stay Married


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A divorce in Texas or anywhere else, is definitely life-changing. It could be a major turning point in your life. The result of the divorce might make you feel like you’ve won or lost, but regardless of that, you will have to cope along with your family members. There are many legalities you and your family will have to deal with before you can properly start a new life after your divorce. You will have to discuss these things with your family members too. Changing your Name Even before you started the process of your divorce in Texas, you might […]

Coping Successfully and Facing a New Life after Your Divorce in Texas



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A divorce is usually caused by one spouse committing adultery. It causes emotional betrayal and a breakage of trust that pushes the other spouse to resort to divorce. It happens. That’s not necessarily a good thing. But it’s also not unique to your case and therefore, has a tried and tested solution: divorce. However, sometimes that’s not enough and you might find yourself asking if you can sue your spouse’s concubine as well.  Alienation of Affection In the State of Texas, the answer is quick and simple – you can’t. It is written in the Texas Family Code Section 1.107. […]

Alienation of Affection: Can I File a Lawsuit against My Spouse’s Lover in Texas?


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Aside from custody, perhaps the most contentious point in a divorce is the division of property. It is not always applicable to sell the properties and divide the amount.  One of the more sensitive points is a symbol of the marriage itself—the wedding ring. Since it is a symbol of their union and each ex-spouse has one of them, it is a valid question to ask: is there a legal edict on which spouse should get the wedding ring or the engagement ring?  The Engagement or Wedding Ring as Property The state of Texas upholds the principle of community property. […]

Who Owns the Wedding and/or Engagement Rings?