The Basics: Community Property in Texas

The Basics: Community Property in Texas

Texas is one of the few unique community property states. Community property means any property acquired in the marriage by a spouse unless otherwise classified as separate property. The exception to this is property acquired by gift, devise or descent. In Texas, the presumption is everything is community property unless rebutted. 

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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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