Things to consider in a gray divorce

When couples in Texas get divorced after the age of 50, there are different concerns that they may have than if their marriage was dissolving in their younger years. Instead of providing for the children, the primary issue is whether a spouse can retain adequate...

Keeping sanity during a messy divorce

A contentious divorce in Texas can grind a spouse down emotionally and do damage to their psyche. The stress can be difficult to bear, even if the legal issues are being resolved. Those who are going through the process must learn how to care for themselves throughout...

Be proactive to protect credit in a divorce

Many people in Texas who have been through a divorce have found that the process has knocked their credit score down by at least 50 points. However, it does not have to be this way. While there may be an unavoidable impact on credit, some of the damage can be avoided...

The benefits of a prenuptial agreement

Texas is a community property state, which means that nearly all assets and debt acquired during marriage are divided equally in a divorce. Though assets acquired by one spouse before marriage are generally considered separate property, actions taken during marriage...

Avoid needless fights in the divorce process

In Texas, a divorce has a greater likelihood of ending up in court when the two parties provoke each other during the process. Taking the high road is a vital thing to do while the issues are being worked out because people tend to litigate more when they are...

Try these strategies for a smoother divorce

Texas divorces can generally end in one of two ways. Either the parties are able to reach an agreement after negotiating, or the divorce will end up in court. The strategies that the spouses use during the process will have a direct impact on whether the divorce can...

Consider the costs before opting for a divorce trial

Texas divorces that are not amicable from the start may reach a critical decision point at some time during the process. Specifically, couples will need to decide whether to continue working towards a resolution or to proceed to a divorce trial. Before electing for a...

What you need to know about Gray Divorce

Divorce rates may be dropping for young Americans, but they are almost doubling for couples over the age of 50, causing a rise in the phenomenon known as ‘Gray Divorce’. Roughly one in four divorces are  gray. Factors in the rise of gray divorce include the number...