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How is property divided between spouses in a Texas divorce?

Corsicana, TX family law attorney Sarah Clower Keathley explains how property is divided between spouses in a Texas divorce.

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in Texas we do what is called a fair and
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equitable division of the community of
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state the presumption is that it will be
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a 50/50 division of property however
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what the court will do is take into
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consideration how the property is titled
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and who has the ability to pay for that
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for example if a car is in the husband’s
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name more likely than not the husband
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will be awarded that vehicle and the
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debt thereon if the house is titled in
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both spouses names then the court will
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have to make a decision on who will be
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awarded the house and normally one party
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will be awarded the debt or the mortgage
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on that property
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