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Will the courts force you to split your pension in a divorce?

When you get divorced, most of the assets that you share with your spouse or that you acquired during the marriage become vulnerable to division. Unless you have a legally valid prenuptial agreement on record that protects certain assets as separate property, most everything you earned and acquired during marriage will be subject to division under the community property laws that guide divorce in Texas.

How to seek an expungement of your Texas criminal record

Even if the charge is minor or from decades ago, a criminal record can have a profound impact on your professional career. A pre-exisiting charge can make it difficult to get great jobs. Even if you wind up charged with a crime well after you've established yourself in your profession, your criminal record could make it harder for you to secure a promotion or move to a better job with a different company in the future.