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 Read More

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

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

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

If you see the commercials for legalzoom and other document sellers you might think legal documents are simple or all the same. They may want you to think that, but remember: if there is a mistake in your Woodlands Divorce Read More

Not everyone gets divorced right away. All too often the husband and wife go their separate ways and never bother to end the legal marriage relationship. It is usually never a good idea to maintain a legal relationship that could Read More

Many people believe property is divided in half as a result of divorce. It certainly sounds reasonable on many levels. Equal division of property is the standard in some other states, but not in Texas. You can end up with Read More

Deadlines are very important in the legal field. Simply missing a deadline can destroy your case even if you should win on all of the substantive issues. One of the most important deadlines I encounter as a Woodlands Divorce Attorney Read More

The District Courts and County Courts of Montgomery County have automatic orders that go into effect for every divorce suit and every suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed in Montgomery County. These automatic orders are court orders and if either Read More