When choosing whether to have any of the Family Law Attorneys in Houston, TX represent you in any of your family law matters, you must be comfortable with that attorney. You don’t just tell the attorney to handle the case and show up when the case is over. The relationship works best when the attorney and the client work together throughout the entire process. As a result, you need to ensure that you and your attorney will work well together.
Whether a party owns a business in Harris County, Galveston County, Brazoria County, or in any other county or state, the Family Law Attorneys in Houston, TX will help you determine the proper division of the business. For example, some factors to consider when dividing a business owned by one of the parties are (1) when was the business created; (2) how do the parties wish to divide their interest in the business; and (3) how do you determine the value of the business so it can be divided in a just manner.
Many clients are surprised to learn that the Texas Family Code does not require a 50/50 split of the community property in a divorce. The Texas Family Code requires a “just and right” division which, in certain circumstances, may be 80/20 or any other combination you can think of. This is why it is important to select one of the Family Law Attorneys in Houston, TX who can help you obtain a “just and right” division of the community assets. There are many more issues to consider and resolve before finalizing your divorce so that your present and future legal interests are protected. When you file for a divorce, that is not the time to try to learn the law and all of its nuances.