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Texas Divorce and Prenuptial Agreement

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Archive for the 'Premarital Agreements' Category

Houston Couples Look to Prenups in Divorce Settlements

Contracts certainly put a damper on the enchantment of marriage. Even so, many Houston couples are turning to prenuptial agreements, or prenups for short, before they marry. With the US divorce rate slightly over 50%, many people want to ensure that they do not lose financial position in event that their marriage does not work….
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Legal Options for Same Sex Couples in Texas

Cohabitation agreements are an important legal tool that same sex couples can use to protect their legal rights and finances in states where same sex marriage is not recognized. Some of the areas that same sex couples have addressed via cohabitation agreements include the following: How to divide assets, income, expenses and debt How money…
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$270 Million and 6 Children Involved in Jolie-Pitt Prenup

Should Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt use a prenup for their forthcoming marriage? There is no doubt that, given the amount of money and assets involved, the two have a lot at stake. Both are worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Pitt regularly commands $10-30 million per movie. He has also produced a number of…
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Cohabitation Agreement Benefits for Couples Living Together

On Monday, we discussed new trends and statistics regarding couples who live together before marriage, a concept known as cohabitation. While these couples may not have the legal formalities of a married couple, many of them have just as much on the line. Cohabitating couples may have spent years together, shared bank accounts and raised…
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Artwork, Fake Payees Are Common Problems During Divorce

Whether they are deliberately hidden or innocently neglected, assets that fail to appear on a spouse’s financial disclosures at divorce time hurt the other side. By failing to include these assets, the total amount of the couple’s marital property will be less than it should. In this post, we discuss several of the ways that…
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