Divorce And Family Law Attorneys In Bryan, Texas | We Put Decades Of Family Law Experience To Work For You
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Divorce brings on questions like who gets the house, the car or the furniture? Usually, the longer the marriage lasted, the more property you have to divide during divorce. And, your common debts are also part of property division. Texas laws and courts determine how to divide your property and it’s smart to have a competent, tough and experienced lawyer at your side.
At C.E. Borman & Associates, our lawyers have years of experience handling divorce and can explain what to expect in terms of division of property and assets. First, let’s take a look at some basics.
Some people think that because Texas is a community property state, the judge automatically divides all property 50/50. This is not the case. In a divorce, courts can only divide community property and must divide the property in a manner that is “fair and equitable.” Texas law describes community property as any property that is not separate property. Community property is property you or your spouse acquired or earned during marriage, such as your house, your bank accounts, your income from working, investments, cars, retirement accounts ─ it can be most anything.
Separate property is property that you or your spouse:
Such situations are referred to as “involuntary termination” cases. When an adoption involves involuntary termination, our attorneys can help you determine whether legal grounds for termination of parental rights exist.
Courts divide property based on what the judge decides is fair. Factors judges weigh when deciding are:
Channa Borman and our team of experienced family law and divorce attorneys provide guidance for families and protect your legal rights and your future.