The division of property and assets accumulated during a marriage can be the most contentious aspect of a divorce. You need an attorney who can help you understand the complicated and fact-specific laws applicable to property division, particularly in a fault-based divorce.
At Short Law Firm, PC, in Plano, our attorneys' dual goals are to help you understand the process and to achieve the most effective outcome on your behalf.
For a free consultation, contact us. We serve clients in Collin County, the Dallas Metroplex and throughout North Texas.
Texas Property Distribution Attorney
Under Texas law, property division may be disproportionate between the spouses in a fault-based divorce, in situations where one spouse committed adultery or fraud on the marriage, or was cruel to or abandoned the other spouse.
Our divorce attorneys can also assist with no-fault divorce, called "insupportable" in Texas. Even in situations where neither party is at fault for the divorce, division of property can be skewed for any number of reasons, including:
- Disparity of earning power of the spouses and their ability to support themselves, including age, education, business opportunities and future employability of each spouse
- One spouse's waste of marital assets
- Health of the spouses
- Which spouse was granted custody of the children
- Debt and liabilities
- The effort of each spouse in the creation of marital property, or in its increase of value
- Tax consequences of the division of property
The application of Texas law to your specific circumstances can be complicated. We can help.
Dallas Fault-Based Divorce Law Firm
Are you unsure of how your, or your spouse's actions, will affect your court proceedings? Do you have questions about division of marital property? Call 972-468-1821 or contact our Texas property distribution lawyer online to schedule a consultation with a lawyer.