A post-marital agreement helps establish long-term financial decisions so that in the event of a divorce or the death of one of the spouses, there is more certainty about what will happen with current or future assets. Sometimes in a marriage, one of the spouses has a high earning job. The family might make the decision for the other spouse to stay home and take care of the kids. The … [Read more...] about Why Would a Couple Benefit from a Post-Marital Agreement?
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It has been said that a pre-nuptial agreement is not about planning for divorce but is pre-marriage counseling. It is about having important conversations that as a couple you have not had yet. A prenup discussion creates an opportunity to sit down and talk about money issues, about children, and to understand what both parties bring into the relationship. Money, Sex and In-Laws Money, … [Read more...] about Why Get a Pre-Nuptial Agreement (Pre-Nup)
Most people do not always understand just how public their divorce can get. Going to court for a divorce is a public process. Many of our court hearings are hybrids. Some are on Zoom, and in several counties, there has been a return to in-person hearings. The Texas Constitution states that the courts must be an open system, which since the beginning of the pandemic most court hearings will be … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Divorce Private
Divorce is a very stressful time. It is important to pay attention to your emotions, sleep patterns, and how you're doing on your job. Fear or anxiety can last for a while and affect every area of your life. Here are some tips for self-care during the divorce process. 1) Mindfulness and Exercise Science has shown mindfulness exercises are very helpful in reducing stress and anxiety. … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Taking Care of Yourself During Divorce