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Are You Common Law Married in Texas?

Texas is one of the handful of states that do recognize common law or informal marriage as a legal marriage. This is a very big distinction in a community property state like Texas because once you are treated as married the only way you can end the marriage is through a divorce and the community […]

Stock Option or No Option?

I’ve discussed before how stock options can be a complicated asset to deal with in a Woodlands Divorce case. They present valuation issues and even more complicated issues surrounding when and how they can be liquidated and divided. If your Woodlands Divorce attorney is not careful in the language he uses to divide the stock […]

Community Property and Goodwill in a Business

Division of community property is almost always a key issue in a Woodlands divorce case. Some assets are easier to identify and divide than others. For example, identifying and dividing the community property portion of a simple checking account or life insurance policy is normally not very difficult. Other assets can be a lot more […]

Federal Life Insurance and Divorce

The final property division settlement in your Woodlands divorce case is the end of one part of your case, and the beginning of a very important next step. That step is to carry out the division of property described in the divorce decree. Often this includes removing your ex-spouse’s name from bank accounts, vehicle titles, […]

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