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What are some facts about hiding marital assets?

After a divorce, there may be times when you want to take your ex-spouse back to court. For example, if you settled on how to divide your assets but later found out that your ex-spouse had hidden assets, you'd be within your rights to take them back to court.

The benefits of creating a postnuptial agreement

When you finally meet the person with whom you want to spend the rest of your life there's a lot that goes through your mind. What type of ring should you buy? Where will you live? How will you handle the holidays? What about having kids? These are all questions that will soon be answered. One thing, however, that many couples fail to do prior to getting married is to create a prenuptial agreement that will govern their actions if a divorce ever happens.

2 things that will help your post-divorce credit

Your credit is everything in the modern world. If you want to buy a home, a car or buy something on a credit card, it's vital to be in good standing with the various banks and financial institutions of the world. However, many spouses find themselves in difficult credit circumstances after they complete their divorce process. Here are two things you can do before and/or during your divorce to improve your post-divorce credit situation:

Should I get a divorce now or wait for things to improve?

The question of timing when it comes to a divorce is a highly personal one. However, for the spouse who asks the question, "Should I get a divorce now or wait for things to improve?" it may be far too late to save the marriage. Marriage and couples counseling have done wonders for countless Fort Worth spouses, but if you're not genuinely eager to heal your marriage and repair your relationship, you might want to consider calling it quits on your marital union and filing for divorce as soon as you possibly can.

What is a common law marriage in Texas?

The state of Texas recognizes common law marriage, which is also referred to as "informal marriage." Unlike a traditional marriage, a common law marriage comes about naturally without formalities or special ceremonies, but certain legal requirements exist pertaining to the relationship. If these legal requirements can be proved, your common law marriage will not have a lesser status than a legally formalized marriage.

These 3 mistakes will make your divorce worse than it needs to be

There are certain things that divorcing spouses do, time and time again, that make their divorces much worse than they have to be. The list of divorce "mistakes" is long, and that's why separating spouses can benefit from working with an experienced attorney who can guide them away from common pitfalls.

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