Last time we looked at how to determine which portion of a stock option grant is separate property when the stock option is granted during the marriage. There is a different law and formula for determining the separate property treatment Read More

Your separate property receives special protection when it comes to dividing property during a Woodlands Divorce. As a result of that protection, it is important to correctly identify every piece of property you own as separate property or community property. Read More

Let me begin by being as clear as possible. In the eyes of the law it is not acceptable for either you or your spouse in a pending Woodlands divorce case to engage in adultery. If you choose to disregard Read More

Depending on the length of your marriage and other factors you may have a spousal maintenance issue in your Woodlands divorce case. How does the law calculate a person’s income for awarding spousal maintenance? In a Woodlands Divorce  the judge Read More

Divorce decrees are not neutral documents. A key feature of every divorce decree is spelling out in black and white who has what rights to certain property. Since your rights to certain property are going to be restricted or protected Read More

If you think a piece of real estate that you own is separate property and not community property in your Woodlands Divorce then you have to prove you meet the legal requirements to obtain the protection of separate property. Unfortunately, Read More

At the end of your Woodlands Divorce case you will be faced with signing or asking the judge to sign a Divorce decree. Your Divorce decree is a very important document. It may contain provisions controlling when you or your Read More

Getting a divorce in The Woodlands is complicated enough, but if you own a business operated as a sole proprietorship then things get even more complicated. The application of these rules depend entirely on the facts of your case so Read More

Today I am pleased to share with you a guest post by Edna J. Thompsen. Edna is a local Certified Financial Planner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and also a member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas who helps families solve many Read More

On February 28, the Texas Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of In Re Stephanie Lee. The issue in the case is whether a court may refuse to enter an order based on a Mediated Settlement Agreement if the Read More