Can I Stop Alimony when My Ex Moves in with Someone?

April 29th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Family Law

Texas law is crystal clear that spousal maintenance obligations end when the dependent spouse remarries. However, in this day and age, many people just move in together and avoid another trip down the aisle. Is cohabitation enough to end alimony? Actually, it is. Texas law also states that the obligation to pay spousal maintenance ends […]

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How Does Property Division Work in a Texas Divorce?

March 4th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Divorce

Anyone planning on a divorce in League City or Galveston needs to understand how Texas courts handle property division. Property will need to be classified appropriately, and community property must be divided between the spouses. While Texas is a “community property” state, this designation does not prevent the court from considering factors specific to the […]

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Is Property of My Spouse’s Minor Child Part of the “Marital Estate”?

August 4th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Divorce

A common problem that arises in Texas divorce cases is how to properly classify certain property. Texas is a “community property” state, which means that any property acquired by either spouse during the marriage is presumed to be part of the marital estate and thus subject to equitable division in any subsequent divorce. By default, […]

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