What If the Car/House/Property Is Not Titled in My Name?

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Chris Kirker

The name in which a piece of property, real or personal, is held does not conclusively establish the asset’s characterization. Using the Inception of Title Rule, we will need to examine the timing and method of acquisition to determine whether a piece of property should be characterized as a separate or community asset. For example, […]

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What if My Spouse is the Primary Wage Earner?

Posted on February 6, 2018 by Chris Kirker

If you anticipate that you will not be able to support yourself from your own separate property, not all hope is lost. Although Texas does not recognize alimony as many other states do, you may be successful in pursuing a claim for spousal maintenance to support your minimum reasonable needs. The term “minimum reasonable needs” […]

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Divorce: Top 5 mistakes

Posted on July 26, 2017 by Chris Kirker

A divorce trial is the court option where a matter is held in a public court and decided by a judge. While the majority of divorce cases are settled out of court, there are several instances when you may consider a trial for your divorce case. For more information click here

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Separation vs. Divorce

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Chris Kirker

Thinking about separation or divorce details can be stressful enough without rushing into agreements with your spouse prematurely. Before you enter into any type of agreement with your spouse, here are some important differences to know between a separation agreement and divorce. Separation Under property settlement agreements law in the United States, a separation agreement […]

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