The Basics: Separate Property in Texas

The Basics: Separate Property in Texas

In Texas, property is presumed as community property unless a spouse can prove otherwise. If a spouse claims that a particular piece of property is separate property and not community property, the burden is on them to overcome that presumption by showing the property in question is separate property using the "clear and convincing" evidentiary standard.

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CHILD CUSTODY BASICS SERIES: HOW DO I GET CUSTODY OF MY CHILDREN

CHILD CUSTODY BASICS SERIES: HOW DO I GET CUSTODY OF MY CHILDREN

When entering into a contested case for child custody it is important to understand that the court uses what we call "THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD" to determine which parent is better suited to be the primary parent. Often times parents get so wrapped up in their personal biases towards each other they often forget that even though they may not particularly like the other parent, does not mean the child should not love them or like them too.

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