What is considered non-marital property that could be protected during a divorce?

Corsicana, TX family law attorney, Sarah Clower Keathley talks about what is considered non-marital property that could be protected during a divorce.

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Transcript:

In Texas, there are two types of property. There is separate property and community property. So the presumption is all property that’s coming into the marriage is going to be community. The three types of separate property that we have are property that was acquired or that you had before the marriage, any property that you inherited, and anything that’s been given to you. When I am meeting with my clients especially in the initial consultation, I want to really start working on identifying that separate property and being able to prove what property is separate property and how it is labeled a such because that separate property will not be considered in the division of the community estate.