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Waste, Dissipation, or Wr…

Waste, Dissipation, or Wrongful Disposition of Community Assets in a Texas Divorce

When a couple with substantial assets gets divorced in Texas, there is often a danger that one spouse will attempt to conceal assets, or even dispose of assets for the sole purpose of depriving the other spouse of them. This can affect not only the d… Read More
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Dividing Mineral Rights i…

Dividing Mineral Rights in a Texas Divorce

Oil and gas have brought a great deal of wealth to Texas, along with disputes over ownership of various associated rights, known as “mineral rights.” In high-asset divorces, mineral rights can be a major area of contention. Identifying the minera… Read More
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Real Estate Pocket Listin…

Real Estate Pocket Listings in Texas Divorces

In a Texas divorce, a court cannot sign a final decree and close the case until it confirms that all issues related to the divorce have been addressed. If the parties have minor children, this means that either they must have reached a settlement agr… Read More
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Determining Whether a Sma…

Determining Whether a Small Business Is Community or Separate Property in a Texas Divorce

Getting a divorce in Texas causes upheavals throughout a person’s life. Planning for these upheavals, and working to manage them to the greatest extent possible is one of a family attorney’s most important jobs. For small business owners, divorce… Read More
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Qualified Domestic Relati…

Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) in Texas Divorces

The parties to a Texas divorce case must identify all of the community and separate property that they own. A final decree of divorce must include a plan for dividing the community property between the parties. The parties can agree on how to do this… Read More
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