Is your spouse hiding assets?

Divorcing Texas couples like you have a lot of hurdles to overcome. Property division is often a big one. Many heated arguments break out over who gets what. It can even drive some spouses to try hiding assets. This is a bad idea for many reasons. Not only is it...

What is not marital property in Texas?

Texas is one of the few states that use community property laws when dividing assets in a divorce. The focus of this standard is that a couple owns all property obtained during the marriage equally. However, the Texas Constitution and Statutes state any property you...

Can you keep your full 401(k) in your divorce?

Previous posts on this blog detailed the fact that your 401(k) ranks among your marital assets, making it subject to property division. Yet while your divorce certainly impacts your retirement plans (as the person you planned to spend your retirement years with is no...

Acknowledging how adoption impacts emotions

Adoption benefits the lives of many children in Texas each year. The outcome of growing a family through adoption leaves a positive and emotional impact for everyone involved with adequate preparation and education. The effect that adoption has on a family's emotional...