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  • No-Fault Versus Fault-Based Divorce: Why Does It Matter?
    No-Fault Versus Fault-Based Divorce: Why Does It Matter?

    Marriage is a legal relationship that states have the authority and responsibility to regulate. Historically, the marital relationship was considered to be a sacred union that could only be dissolved ...

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  • Special Property Division Issues: Transmutation of Community Property into Separate Property
    Special Property Division Issues: Transmutation of Community Property into Separate Property

    Texas is a community property state. This means that property division issues in Texas divorce cases must conform to community property rules and principles. However, the parties can recharacterize ...

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  • Special Property Division Issues: How Are Stock Options Divided Upon Divorce?
    Special Property Division Issues: How Are Stock Options Divided Upon Divorce?

    When a married couple accumulates substantial assets during the marriage, they can expect the property division portion of their divorce to require a lot of attention and resources. Houses, cars, and ...

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  • Special Property Division Issues: What Is the Difference Between Property Division & Reimbursement Claims?
    Special Property Division Issues: What Is the Difference Between Property Division & Reimbursement Claims?

    In divorce cases, Texas courts are required to make a just and fair division of the parties’ property. Under Texas law, courts resolve property division issues according to principles of community ...

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  • What Can You Expect from Divorce Proceedings in Texas?
    What Can You Expect from Divorce Proceedings in Texas?

    Filing the Divorce Petition The formal process for obtaining a judicial decree dissolving the marital relationship between two people begins like many other legal matters. The party seeking a divorce ...

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  • Tracing Assets to a Community or Separate Property Source
    Tracing Assets to a Community or Separate Property Source

    The Importance of Characterizing Property Why does establishing the character of an asset as community or separate property matter in a divorce? When you get a divorce, the court will only make a just ...

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