Family Law Resources

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How to Divide Stock Options During a Divorce

During a divorce, distributing shared assets can be difficult. This is especially true in the case of stock options.Throughout the course of marriage, couples can contribute to joint funds together or invest in property. When the marriage ends, however, determining what happens to stock options and assets accrued over the years can get confusing.

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How to Dispute a Premarital Agreement in Texas

Premarital agreements are seen as a safety net for engaged couples in case something goes wrong. Negotiated before they say “I do,” the contract sets out how property will be divided in the event of divorce. If one spouse is wealthier than another, it often protects that property from going to the poorer party.

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How to Find Divorce Records in Texas

Divorce records in Texas are public, which means anyone can access them simply by following a few steps. These steps apply regardless of whether you want to access a public divorce record from home or in person.

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Employers Work as Contractors to Avoid Child Support Garnishments

In Texas, it has become common for residents paying child support to work as contractors, especially in the construction or restaurant industries, or frequently change jobs to try to avoid child support garnishments. Employer misclassification of workers as independent contractors, instead of employees, has also been an issue.

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The Texas Divorce Process

Many married Texas residents who wish to end their married have questions about how the divorce process actually works. Under the law, the state must have jurisdiction to hear the case before it can be filed in the courts. Jurisdiction attaches if one or both spouses have lived in Texas for at least six months.

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International Travel After A Divorce

Readers in Texas may be interested in a recent article that discusses international travel with a child after divorce. The report suggests that parents who might be involved in contentious custody agreements may need to take extra precautions when allowing a former spouse to take a young child abroad.

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John Cleese Opens up about His Pricey Alimony Payments

November is diabetes awareness month and it reminded us of several clients we have represented over the years whose children were Type 1 diabetics and the unique issues that were involved in those cases. In fact, when you have a child with any type of chronic illness or disability, family law matters may be more complicated than a traditional support or custody agreement.

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The Benefits of A Prenuptial Agreement in Texas

Texas is a community property state. In community property states, all property owned by married parties is assumed to be the property of both people and will be divided in half upon the couple’s divorce. Parties may show that some of the property in question was acquired by only one of them before the marriage and was never mingled with the community property.

Rumors of Infidelity Fly on Both Sides of Tim Duncan Divorce

Divorce can bring tensions and emotions to the forefront, especially when there are allegations of infidelity. Disputes over property and assets in a high-asset divorce can cause rancor, although those disputes may be more easily resolved when there is a prenuptial agreement.

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