Who claims the child on taxes after a divorce?

When you and your spouse have children and file taxes together, you may enjoy certain tax benefits by claiming the child as a dependent. However, once you and your spouse divorce, you need to figure out how to handle this moving forward, as both of you may not claim...

Handling retirement accounts during a divorce

Although Texas is a community property state, the law only requires that judges divide property in a “just and right” manner, which does not necessarily mean equal. Tangible property such as real estate, jewelry and automobiles may be easily valued and distributed....

Should I try for sole custody?

Particularly if you do not get along very well with your ex-spouse, the idea of trying to co-parent with him or her may seem like cruel and unusual punishment. Many divorcing parents wonder if it is worth trying to get sole custody of children. While having your...