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The IRS Recapture Tax

Spousal maintenance is a part of many Woodlands Divorce cases. It is also usually rather short in length because its purpose is primarily to help one spouse re-establish their financial independence after the divorce. If you are considering spousal maintenance that decreases or end in the first three calendar years after your divorce then you […]

Don’t Make This Divorce Decree Mistake

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 ex has access to your children, who is awarded specific assets, and who is responsible […]

Contractual Alimony and Jail

Your final decree of divorce is a binding court order. If your spouse fails to comply with his or her obligations in that court order then your Woodlands Divorce Attorney can petition the court to enforce its decree. One of the most persuasive powers a divorce court has is the power to put someone in […]

How Much Alimony for How Long?

Last time we reviewed the basic criteria for you or your ex-spouse to pursue a spousal maintenance or alimony claim in your Woodlands Divorce. If you or your spouse does meet the threshold criteria to qualify for spousal maintenance in your divorce case some important questions remain. How much alimony will you pay or receive […]