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Director faces tough divorce

For Texas couples about to end their marriages, it may be difficult to think of property division and the various aspects of the legal process. Though any divorce is fairly involved, some high asset divorces involve a special level of complexity. The current proceedings of director Michael Moore, for example, include the division of tens of million of dollars that he and his wife of 23 years, Kathleen Glynn, accumulated over their marriage. Moore is well-known for various documentaries, most notably "Fahrenheit 9/11". Though he is quite a bit more famous than Glynn, she produced several of his documentaries.

Impact of capital gains on property division in divorce

For some Texas residents contemplating divorce, there are questions about basic choices that are made during that process. Decisions over alimony and property, as well as retirement accounts, may best be made when a workable understanding exists.

Actor files for divorce, seeks joint custody

For many couples, divorce can lead to strong emotions, disagreements and considerable stress. However, those who are going through a high asset divorce may have an even more complicated separation. In McKinney, TX, people who are dealing with the end of a marriage should thoroughly review their options and do everything they can to prepare for divorce properly. From property division to child custody, there are many things that some people in this position have to consider.

Texas man allegedly thought his legal separation was a divorce

When two people come to the end of a marriage, they must participate in important legal processes that validate the termination of their marriage. If an individual fails to comprehend the implications and underlying principles associated with divorce, as well as its distinction from legal separation, they may later face negative legal repercussions.

Study addresses prominence of divorce in relation to U.S. economy

Issues related to money matters, including financial dishonesty and conflicting spending practices, are some of the most widely noted reasons why couples in Texas choose to end their marriages. Recent findings indicate that America’s improving economy is causing an increase in the national divorce rate.

Texas professor evaluates factors that affect divorce rates

There are many reasons why two people may decide to end a marriage. Financial disagreements, communication issues and infidelity, for example, are commonly stated causes of marital separations. A recent study evaluated alternate influences that can affect marital stability and the probability of getting a divorce.

Considering student loans during property division can be complex

In Texas, property that was obtained during a marriage is considered to be jointly owned by both spouses. Since Texas is a community property state, all marital assets are evenly split during a divorce. However, property that was acquired prior to the marriage, received as a gift or inherited by one spouse is considered separate property and will be retained by the owner.

Male military divorce rates stay static while female rates drop

It’s no surprise that marital relationships can seriously decline when a spouse is an active-duty military member. Serving our country is often associated with stressful situations, emotions that are difficult to process and being away from those you love—all of which can take a serious toll on a marriage, as some McKinney residents have come to find.

Texas Attorney General says same-sex divorces aren't legal

Earlier this year it seemed that same-sex couples would be given the right to legally divorce, just as a heterosexual couple can. However, recent opposition from the Texas Attorney General has thrown up a road block.

Texas multi-millionaire claims insolvency following divorce

A few years ago, a Texas hedge-fund CEO suspected his wife of having an affair. According to reports, he had tens of thousands of emails to use as proof against her. At one point he even believed that his business partner was the other man. Eventually he realized that he was wrong, but only after forcing his partner out of the company.

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