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Community property laws are still alive and well in Texas

While most states use the principles of equitable division, Texas still follows the rules of community property. This means that if you live in McKinney and you intend to divorce, you should find out everything you can about the community property laws and how they might affect your settlement.

Financial tips to help you start over after divorce

Divorce is never easy and neither is starting over after you have put pen to paper and signed the divorce decree. Not only will you no longer have your husband's income to depend on, but you may have to sell your home in McKinney. In fact, your biggest concern is probably how you will financially recover from the divorce.

Understanding the factors considered in child custody disputes

Divorce can play out many different ways, depending on the couple, the things at stake in the divorce, and the season of life when it occurs. For a younger couple who only stays married for a short time and has very few assets or liabilities to divide, a divorce may feel emotionally devastating, but it will probably become more of a personal footnote at some point than a major life change.

Considerations for financially dependent women in a divorce

The end of a marriage is difficult to deal with, especially if you are blindsided by the filing. For women who rely on a husband to support them and their children financially, learning that the man filed for a divorce can cause serious distress. For these women, there aren't any easy answers.

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