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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: Disputes Regarding the Proper Value of Property
    Special Property Division Issues: Disputes Regarding the Proper Value of Property

    Property division in a divorce can involve intense litigation, especially when the parties disagree about the proper value of their assets. As part of our blog series on special property division ...

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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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  • The Family Home in Divorce: Should it be divided? And if so, how?
    The Family Home in Divorce: Should it be divided? And if so, how?

    From a property perspective, divorce cases come in all shapes and sizes – from low- or no-asset divorces to those involving high net worth, complex financial holdings, and unique assets. Though the ...

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  • Divorce & Property Division: What Happens to the Family Home?
    Divorce & Property Division: What Happens to the Family Home?

    Home is where the heart is, as they say, and even when a marriage comes to its end, the family home can still hold importance to divorcing spouses. That’s not only due to sentimental value or the ...

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