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January 2017 Archives

One state views pets like children, Texas says they are property

When you are going through a divorce, there are a lot of things that you have to think about. One of these things is who is going to get what items that you accumulated during your marriage. Often, couples who are divorcing face difficult negotiations in this area. One that is especially hard for many people is deciding who is going to get to keep the family pets.

Your estate plan and taxes can be impacted by a divorce

There are several ways that a divorce can impact your life. Many people think about the immediate effects, such as who will get the house and what is going to happen with the children. You have to think beyond that so that you can make choices about how to handle your divorce.

Learn about property valuation before your divorce settlement

Going through a divorce is hard, but when there is a lot of property or high assets in the picture, the process of dividing those can be very complex. We know that you might not be willing to just accept that what you worked so hard for is all going to your ex. Instead, you might want to fight for what you deserve. We can help you learn about how you might be able to preserve your financial status despite the divorce.

How does property division affect estate plans and taxes?

There are many different ways that property division can affect you when you go through a divorce, but you might not realize what effect it can have on your estate plan and taxes. If you have any assets that are shared with your spouse that will be divided during the divorce, you should know a few basic points before you agree to a settlement.

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