Divorce

Divorce / 30.10.2013

“Because Texas is a community property state, all marital property is characterized as “separate”, “community” or mixed. See Hilley v. Hilley.   The process of determining whether separate, community or mixed is known as characterization.When a marriage is dissolved, the character of the property determines...

Divorce / 23.10.2013

All assets and liabilities identified and characterized as the spouses’ community property must be divided between the spouses in a “just and right” manner, taking into account the rights of each spouse and any children of the marriage.A “just and right” division can be a...

Divorce / 23.01.2013

What is spousal maintenance or Texas alimony? In Texas, a spouse may be eligible for spousal maintenance, sometimes referred to as court–ordered alimony.  A claim for spousal maintenance is a claim for periodic payments from the future income of one spouse for the support of the...