What Property is NOT Marital Community Property?

In Texas, marital property consists of all property that a spouse brings into a marriage or acquires during the marriage. Subject to some limited exceptions, all marital property in Texas can be characterized as “separate,” “community,” or “mixed.” Separate Property Separate property is property that does not owe its existence to the marriage; it is… Read More

Changing Your Child’s Name

Occasionally, a parent has a desire to change their child’s name. Often, this occurs during a divorce of the parents but there are other circumstances as well. When you petition the court to change your child’s name, you must tell the court why a name change is being requested. You must also prove that the… Read More