Monthly Archives: December 2014

Common Law Marriages: What They Are (and Aren’t)

The good news about common law marriage in Texas is that there’s a specific statute that defines what constitutes a common law marriage. And yet, there’s a weakness in the statute that makes some people – who do not consider themselves to be legally married – vulnerable to common-law divorce suits.   To be considered […]

How to Avoid Making Mistakes in a High Net Worth Divorce

In my last article, I talked about high net worth divorces and the factors that often make them more complicated than standard divorces. When I work with high net worth clients, I guide them through a process that starts with assessing finances to get a complete picture of what is community property and what is […]

High Net Worth Divorces: An Overview

The simplest definition of a high net worth divorce is a divorce involving a client who has a considerable amount of wealth amassed – generally speaking, this would be someone with at least $5 million in liquid assets. But that’s not anywhere close to being a complete definition, for high net worth divorces typically involve […]