Modifying management rights over marital property

Modifying management rights over marital property  – We’ve discussed a lot over the last two blogs about spousal management rights over marital property, whether it be community or separate property. Now, let’s discuss when spouses need to modify those rights. Spouses can decide to modify management rights either out of convenience or because they are…

Characterizing Business Interests

Characterizing Business Interests – Building my family law firm from the ground up has been extremely challenging. It has also been just as rewarding. Like me, all good business owners have poured their heart and soul, and countless hours, into starting something they can call their own – thus building something of both meaning and…

Characterizing Life And Casualty Insurance

Characterizing Life And Casualty Insurance – As I have mentioned in previous blogs, there is a method to which all property –including income from various sources – is characterized as either separate or community property. Last week, I focused a blog on characterizing work income. Today, it is Life and Casualty Insurance. I find the…

Establishing what is yours, and what is mine

Establishing what is yours, and what is mine – Because Texas is a community-property state, most property acquired during a marriage is considered jointly owned by both spouses and is divided upon divorce, annulment or death. But as we alluded to in our last blog, establishing ownership of ALL real and personal property from a…