Month

November 2015
Alaska is a long way away from Texas yet when it comes to the very rich divorcing; they are not so far apart. Many high asset couples go to great lengths to hide assets from one another when faced with divorce. In a recent article in Forbes magazine, the case of one Alaska man’s attempt...
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Alimony is one of the most talked about divorce topics ever. Some people agree with it, and some people hate the very idea. Contrary to popular belief, in Texas alimony is not automatic, and while there are many different types of alimony, ordered for many different reasons, one common type that is less well known...
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Some lucky couples receive generous gifts from one of their parents upon matrimony. Often, these gifts go toward the purchase of their marital home. In the unfortunate event that couples find themselves filing for divorce, that generous monetary gift may turn into an arguing point during property division. If one set of in-laws gifts an...
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Many divorcing couples find new things to disagree with each other on during custody hearings. Sometimes parenting techniques and beliefs that were arguing points during marriage make their way to the courtroom. These things may include issues like diet and exercise. When parents become concerned that their ex’s unhealthy lifestyle is impacting their child, they...
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The 2013 divorce of NFL broadcaster and former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders from his wife Pilar Sanders may be old news, but the differences that led up to it are long from over. The Dallas Morning News reports that the two are back in court battling even more issues and re-addressing custody. In 2013, Deion...
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Prenuptial agreements are becoming increasingly commonplace in modern society. With more and more people opting to marry later in life and coming to the table with substantial incomes and assets, prenuptials are seen as an additional protection to a person’s financial future. As with any type of contract, prenuptials require a certain level of skill...
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During divorce proceedings there are certain things that are considered a no-no when it comes to marital assets. Hiding money, emptying accounts and selling property are things that can get divorcing spouses into trouble. While the consequences of these big financial moves are usually pretty well understood among divorcing couples, there are some minor financial...
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It is unfathomable to think of any parent hurting their child. When accidents cause injury or death to children, the parents may be considered negligent and held responsible. While struggling with loss and guilt over the accident, parents may also struggle with maintaining custody of their surviving children. For one Texas mother, the accidental drowning...
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