Family Law

SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE

When Jill wants Jack to financially support her after the divorce...It's a common tale. Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. After the tumble down the hillside, they moved to Texas, fell in love, and got married. Ten years and many more spills...

WHAT IS COMMUNITY PROPERTY?

Texas is known as a "community property" state. Many people that come into my office and are thinking about divorce, have heard the term community property but don't know what community property really means.Generally speaking, community property is property that each...

WHAT IS SEPARATE PROPERTY?

When two people are married all the property the couple owns will be either community property or separate property. In my last blog I gave an overview of what constitutes community property, so for this blog I wanted to complete the picture and provide some basic...