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Marital property divisioin Archives

Does A Middle Class Couple Really Need A Prenuptial Agreement?

By the time we reach our forties, most of us have valuable assets we want to protect. In addition, by that age we realize that even though our intentions going into marriage are pure, factors beyond our control can change the course of a marriage.

Unless you are careful in Texas, your ex-spouse may get your inheritance

The divorce process is arduous and time consuming, involving many details that never once came to your mind prior to the life-changing event. One of the biggest matters that comes up is splitting up property and who gets what. If you're a Texas citizen facing the question of whether your spouse will be included in getting a portion of an inheritance you've received, then you'll be glad to know the law is in your favor - with some caveats.