WHAT IS CONSIDERED SEPARATE PROPERTY IN DIVORCE?

Posted on January 3, 2018 by Chris Kirker

Generally speaking, property acquired prior to marriage is separate property, and property acquired during a marriage is community property. However, Texas law provides that property acquired through gift, devise, or descent is considered separate property even if such property was acquired during a marriage. It is important to know that separate property must be confirmed, […]

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How to choose the right Attorney?

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Chris Kirker

There are thousands of lawyers in the State of Texas alone. When you have a divorce or custody matter, how do you choose the right divorce lawyer? Here are some things that you should look for when you choose an attorney: Their primary practice area should be in family law. A divorce and/or custody matter […]

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Can I move out of Texas during my divorce?

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Chris Kirker

Unless you have children, you are under no obligation from the law to remain in Texas during your divorce. We know this is an emotional process, and most times people want to get away and start a new life elsewhere. Before you make an emotional decision, consider the divorce proceedings and the possibility that the […]

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Should I hire a mediation Attorney for my divorce?

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Chris Kirker

Thanks to mediation, divorce does not have to always result in heated court battles. Mediation, which is also referred to as structured negotiation, is a private dispute-settling process. During mediation, a third party is used to help the litigants arrive at an agreeable resolution. Mediation provides a calm atmosphere where the parties can discuss the […]

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