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The division of military benefits in a Texas Divorce, Part Two

In yesterday’s blog post from the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, we introduced the topic of retirement accounts and how the funds within them are divided in a divorce. Today we will continue that ...
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The division of military benefits in a Texas Divorce

If you are a person who either serves our country in the military or are married to a spouse who does, enough cannot be said about your family’s sacrifices in order allow your fellow citizens ...
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Stress Related to Combat and its effect on a military member's ability to parent their children

It is no secret that as a military member you are exposed to stressful situations. These are not always the sort of deadline driven, people induce stresses that we as civilians encounter in our jobs, ...
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Military Divorces: Essential knowledge for Texas residents

The rigors of military life are well known. Enlisting in the armed services on behalf of your country is one of the most selfless and courageous decisions a person can make. Deciding to put the lives ...
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The United States Supreme Court Answers a Question about Military Retirement Benefits

In May 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled upon an issue that has to do with how military retirement is decided in a military divorce. The case is called Howell v. Howell and in its ...
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Military Divorces in Texas

Life for the men and women who serve in our country’s military is both extremely rewarding but also full of challenges and hardships. As an attorney with the Law Office of Bryan Fagan, I have ...
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Essential Information for Military Divorces in Texas

In order to finalize a divorce in Texas, certain procedures must be followed in order for the Court to grant the divorce. Military divorces are similar in many regards to civilian divorces there are ...
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Why are Retirement Funds Important in a Texas Divorce?

When parties enter into divorce proceedings in Texas it is not only the children, the house and their bank accounts that are issue- it’s also their retirement accounts. The Houston divorce ...
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Can I Keep My Retirement in a Texas Divorce?

One of the first homework assignments we give our clients who are going through a divorce in Houston, Texas, is to gather all the information you can regarding your retirement accounts such as: the ...
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Texas Divorce and Retirement & Employment Benefits by the Numbers

For many spouses going through divorce, the largest and most complex community assets are the retirement accounts and other employment benefits. Three of the most common types of retirement accounts ...
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Texas Divorce - Serving Military Personnel or their Spouse Worldwide

As a Houston, Texas divorce lawyer I have had the opportunity to help service members through a military divorce and family law cases. One the things that my clients are often concerned about is ...
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Is Social Security Considered Separate Property in a Texas Divorce

In Texas distinguishing between separate and community property is an important step in the divorce process when it comes to dividing property. This is because a spouse keeps all of his or her ...
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