Protecting What You Value Most

Month: July 2019

Protecting assets when marrying again

With more than 40% of marriages, one or both spouses have been previously married. Remarriage is especially on the rise among older couples in Texas and elsewhere in the nation. In such situations, there's an increased potential for conflict since assets are likely to...

Why most stepparents aren’t straight out of a fairytale

Disney movies and fairytales portray a negative connotation surrounding stepparents. Whether it's the evil stepmother in Cinderella or the queen from Snow White, fairytales want kids to believe that a stepparent is someone to be feared rather than loved. In reality,...

Divorcing your spouse is not divorcing your children

No one intends to get a divorce, especially once they start a family. However, divorces happen, and parents have to face the reality of separating from their spouse and co-parent. But does separation have to change your relationship with your children? Separation may...

Student loan debt taking a toll on marriages

Younger couples tying the knot in Texas often bring more than just mutual love into a marriage. Debts that existed prior to exchanging vows can become a major burden, especially in the early stages of marriages when income is more likely to be limited. One form of...

Prenuptial and Post-nuptial Agreements

Statistics show that approximately half of marriages will ultimately end in divorce. Much of the anxiety arising out of a divorce comes from the division of assets. That stress can be lessened by executing a premarital agreement (also called a prenuptial agreement)...