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How long does spousal support last in a Texas divorce settlement?

Despite a couple's best intentions, not all marriages last forever. When a person believes their marriage may be heading for dissolution, they may wonder what they will need to work out during a divorce. For many couples, spousal support may be part of the divorce equation.

No-fault divorce in Texas

Although Texas couples expect their marriage will last forever when they decide to finally tie the knot, divorces still occurs frequently. Going through a divorce can be an emotional time with a lot at stake. Many people who are going through a divorce may wonder if no-fault divorce is an option in Texas and what it means.

Divorce mistakes that can be costly

When a Houston couple gets married, they often believe their marriage will last forever. But unfortunately, some marriages run into problems, and a divorce becomes imminent. If a couple is headed towards a divorce, there are certain things they should keep in mind in order to keep the divorce from unexpectedly costing them more than they expected.

Divorce can affect your business

People put a lot of energy and time into creating their businesses and it often takes years before they start earning a profit. When all this development is threatened by a business partner's divorce, Texas residents may feel overwhelmed, but, the truth is, a business partner's soon-to-be ex-spouse may actually be entitled to a portion of the business, unless there are provisions in place to prevent such a situation.

On what grounds can I get a divorce in Texas?

Texas, along with many other states across the country, allows both no-fault and at-fault divorces. An at-fault divorce is one in which one spouse can point to the other's conduct and claim this is the reason for the marriage coming to an end. However, before asking for a divorce based on fault, the alleging party must be able to prove that they should be given a divorce based on the reason they are alleging.

We help clients navigate the technical aspects of divorce

Deciding to end one's marriage is often a difficult decision made by Texas residents. But, once the decision is made, many find themselves in a rush to finally finish their legal bond with one another and move on with their lives. This is why many Texas men and women end up agreeing to terms in the divorce agreement that are most likely detrimental to them in the long run. However, by shortchanging oneself in either the divorce agreement or spousal agreement, one can end up facing a number of challenging years ahead.

Agreements can lower divorce stress

Ending a marriage can lead to time-consuming and expensive legal disputes. Divorces Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements serve as insurance policies that allow spouses to set forth agreements on financial and other issues in the event of a divorce.

Prenups are front and center

Prenuptial agreements serve as insurance for resolving issues if marriages end. Changes in the nation's tax laws concerning divorce and the increased use of prenuptial agreements have focused more attention on them. If done correctly, these agreements outline financial rights and responsibilities and set forth agreements on property division before marriage. Prenups can also lower the length and tension of the divorce process.

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