Divorce Articles

Articles relating to divorce, property division, spousal support.
15
May

Top 5 Issues in a Texas Divorce

A divorce in Texas will cover five areas. Some divorces are simpler because there are no children involved or no property has been accumulated. Some are more complicated because of a combination of issues unique to one particular case. This article explains the most common issues.
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15
May

Retirement Tracing

If one spouse owns a retirement account before marriage and continues to contribute to that account from employment earnings during the marriage, then when the marriage ends, the account may have a mixture of separate property and community property. This article explains how to trace account to account for this mixture.
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15
May

Property Division

When a marriage is dissolved in Texas, the judge is required to determine what community property exists and then divide it between the spouses. This article explains how property division works in a Texas divorce.
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08
May

How a Texas Divorce Works

A divorce in Texas begins when one person files for divorce and ends when the judge signs a final decree of divorce. Sometimes the conflict continues after the decree is signed and one party must take enforcement action against the other. This article explains the process.
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08
May

Refinancing a Home When it Seems Hopeless

When the lower-earning spouse wants to keep the marital residence after divorce, two important considerations are whether they can refinance the debt out of the other spouse's name and whether they can afford the fully loaded payments going forward. This article explains some ways to analyze the possibility of their keeping the marital residence under...
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