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Marital Property: Community vs. Separate

What is the difference between separate and community property?             In dividing property between spouses in a divorce, the court must categorize all property as either separate or community. Separate property goes to the owner and… Read More
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What duty do I owe the spouse I am divorcing?

What is a fiduciary duty and do I owe one to my soon-to-be-ex-spouse?             Generally speaking, a fiduciary is one who owes another a duty of integrity and fidelity, such as a lawyer to her client. See generally Lee v. Hasson, 286 S.… Read More
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Who Gets Custody of the Pet in a Divorce?

What happens to the family pet in divorce cases?             When a couple divorces, their property will be split in a way that the trial court determines is “just and right”—see Tex. Fam. Code § 7.001 et seq—and custody of the… Read More
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