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August 2015 Archives

Uncovering hidden assets in the property division process

While Texas is a community property state, it does not mean that every couple going through a divorce ends up with a 50/50 split of their assets. The courts focus instead on equitable distribution of the assets, which can look very different among couples. How your assets are divided is specific to you and your soon-to-be ex's situations, but there is one aspect that all divorcing couples should be aware of: hidden assets.

Actress forced to return children to Monaco

A recent turn of events in the Kelly Rutherford international custody case has the children now back in Monaco with their father and Rutherford's ability to continue to fight for the children to be returned to the United States in jeopardy. This ongoing case continues to serve as an example of how difficult and long international custody battles can be.

I want to homeschool. What if my ex objects?

While nearly every child bemoans the return of the school year, for some, the anxiety and stress is a much bigger issue. For children who have developmental, social or academic issues, performing well in school can be a challenge and a source of emotional distress. If this sounds like your child, you may have considered homeschooling as an option but wonder what will happen if your ex disagrees.

Prenup means quick divorce for Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert

The end of a marriage is never pleasant, even when both parties agree that it's for the best of all involved. Figuring out how the assets will be divided can seem an overwhelming task in the midst of such an emotional time, but dealing with attorneys, the family courts and property division comes sooner than many anticipate.

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