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An overview of estate planning services

Many people assume that estate planning is only necessary in cases involving considerable amounts of personal and/or marital assets. The truth is, however, that it may be in your best interest to account for the future of your estate if you have children or any kind of property. Being familiar with the many types of arrangements that can be made in the event of your passing can go a long way to ensure that your loved ones are provided for according to your wishes. Beyond that, having the proper documentation in place can also guarantee that your own safety and well-being is protected at all times. It is for that reason that we here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., are committed to providing comprehensive estate planning services to our clients.

Enforcing the terms of a divorce decree

We here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., have handled many cases where one or both divorced parties failed to comply with the terms of their finalized divorce settlement. Sometimes there is confusion over the language of a divorce decree, while there are other instances where one ex-spouse simply refuses to meet his or her legal obligations. If you or your ex-husband or wife have not met any or all of the provisions outlined in your divorce decree, it is important to understand if and how such guidelines are enforced under Texas state law.

Enforcing the terms of a divorce decree

We here at the Law Office of Roland R. Esparza, P.C., have handled many cases where one or both divorced parties failed to comply with the terms of their finalized divorce settlement. Sometimes there is confusion over the language of a divorce decree, while there are other instances where one ex-spouse simply refuses to meet his or her legal obligations. If you or your ex-husband or wife have not met any or all of the provisions outlined in your divorce decree, it is important to understand if and how such guidelines are enforced under Texas state law.

An introduction to determining Texas spousal support

Determining spousal support is an important aspect of many divorce disputes, as both parties involved can be affected by the terms of the settlement for years to come. Having a basic understanding of how spousal support is addressed under state family law guidelines can be incredibly helpful to anyone facing divorce proceedings in the state. Provided below are a few key points relating to spousal support in Texas.

An introduction to determining Texas spousal support

Determining spousal support is an important aspect of many divorce disputes, as both parties involved can be affected by the terms of the settlement for years to come. Having a basic understanding of how spousal support is addressed under state family law guidelines can be incredibly helpful to anyone facing divorce proceedings in the state. Provided below are a few key points relating to spousal support in Texas.

Socio-economic factors may impact how kids relate to divorce

Texas child development experts, academic researchers and family law attorneys alike are continually in search of information regarding how children are impacted by different life events and stages. Understanding how kids relate to major changes like divorce is an important aspect of improving the way many family law issues are addressed. Now, new research findings are shedding a little light on the role that socio-economic conditions play in how children react to divorce.

Socio-economic factors may impact how kids relate to divorce

Texas child development experts, academic researchers and family law attorneys alike are continually in search of information regarding how children are impacted by different life events and stages. Understanding how kids relate to major changes like divorce is an important aspect of improving the way many family law issues are addressed. Now, new research findings are shedding a little light on the role that socio-economic conditions play in how children react to divorce.

Alimony discrepancies noted by IRS

Texas couples who are embarking upon a divorce will face many decisions and challenges through the process. Many of these will be short-lived and over once a divorce is complete. Other family law issues, however, will last for many years after the official finalization of a divorce. Child support, parenting plans and alimony are some examples of the effects of a divorce that can extend well beyond the date that a marriage has ended.

Alimony discrepancies noted by IRS

Texas couples who are embarking upon a divorce will face many decisions and challenges through the process. Many of these will be short-lived and over once a divorce is complete. Other family law issues, however, will last for many years after the official finalization of a divorce. Child support, parenting plans and alimony are some examples of the effects of a divorce that can extend well beyond the date that a marriage has ended.

Postnup agreements may be beneficial for business owners

In the event of a divorce in the state of Texas, all assets are divided equally under community property laws unless you have a prenuptial agreement. A prenup is especially important for business owners who are concerned with protecting their company. In Texas, a prenup will overtake the state law that divides community property equally and allows you to have a say in who gets what if a divorce occurs.