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Is it best to keep or sell a home after a divorce?

When a couple decides to end their marriage in Texas or elsewhere around the nation, they soon begin discussions on how to divide the assets they have gathered while they've been together. These deliberations have the potential to be contentious since the couple may not always see eye to eye on how handle the division of property. Recently, a financial expert was asked for some advice on whether or not to sell a luxury home following a divorce.

Divorce petition features several important details

The thought of getting divorced can understandably be overwhelming, both financially and emotionally. However, the actual process of filing for divorce can be just as overwhelming. Understanding the contents of a divorce petition is critical when filing one in court in Texas.

Divorce process involves being team player, detective

Although planning for retirement is relatively common in Texas and other parts of the United States, planning for the dissolution of a marriage is not quite as common. However, the decisions made during divorce can easily affect one's finances long term. A few tips may help with navigating the financial aspect of a marital split-up.

Enforcing child support is possible following divorce

According to the Child Support Enforcement Act of 1984, district attorneys can provide help with the process of collecting child support. Unfortunately, sometimes following divorce in Texas, an ex-spouse might refuse to make the necessary payments according to the court order. In this situation, the district attorney will serve the ex-spouse with papers.

How a living will works in Texas

Technically, a living will is not an actual will. Rather, it is a legally binding directive that conveys your wishes concerning medical treatment. If you ever become unable to state your preferences on your own, a living will and other types of advance directives can serve to tell health-care providers and family members what you want.

How to handle finances often a major question during divorce

Getting divorced is a process that is filled with often complex emotions and many difficult decisions. Some of the biggest decisions made during a divorce proceeding in Texas is how to handle the assets and finances. A couple of tips may help with making beneficial financial decisions during the dissolution of a marriage.


At Jamie Graham & Associates, PLLC, we have received a variety of honors and awards for our family law services. Members of our team have been listed as Top Lawyers in San Antonio Scene magazine. We take pride in the number of positive reviews we have received from satisfied clients. On AVVO, a lawyer rating website, we have received an 8.9 rating overall and many positive ratings from clients and colleagues.

  1. Top 10 Attorneys | American Jurist Institute | 2017
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  3. Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2015 | Jamie Lynn Heggy Graham
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