Texas couples about to marry may not want to think about the possibility of getting a prenuptial agreement. The word "prenup" is a charged one, and some people believe it translates to a mistrust of a spouse or lack of faith in a relationship. In many cases, though, prenuptial agreements protect assets that the parties have going into a marriage. They can be especially important when one spouse makes significantly more money than the other.
Divorcing couples in Texas often need to settle tricky matters of how possession of their homes should be handled. When one looks to establish independence as a homeowner from an ex, knowing what to expect when refinancing an existing mortgage for a buyout or looking to get a mortgage on a new home can be helpful.
Many view a home as the most important asset to consider when a divorce looms. However, Texas residents who are considering divorce and facing decisions about property division may want to rethink this issue. Many individuals focus so intently on the house that they completely ignore retirement accounts belonging to their spouses.
Texans who follow custody battles may be aware of a case where a father, who is an NBA player, is demanding additional testing to confirm a paternity test that had been previously performed. If it is proven he is the biological father, he is asking for sole custody.