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Is Separate Property Protected In Texas Divorce?

In Texas, separate property is not subject to division in divorce. Separate property includes gifts, inheritances, personal injury settlements and all property acquired before the marriage. While separate property is not subject to division, it is important for people going through a divorce to be aware that protection of separate property is not automatic.

Is your prenuptial agreement valid?

Prenuptial agreements have become more and more common as couples seek to protect the assets they have before entering into a marriage. The ubiquity with which "prenups" pop up in celebrity news, television shows and other forms of media has normalized them as an aspect of modern relationships.

Why inheritance can be a difficult topic if a divorce occurs

Inheritance, as a concept, is something that belongs to one person. When you receive inheritance, it belongs to you and only you. Or at least that's the way it seems. When it comes to marriage and comingling your financial resources in joint accounts, it is very easy for your inheritance to become your spouse's inheritance too.

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