What Happens When I Don’t Have a Will?

What Happens When I Don’t Have a Will?

In Texas, if I don’t have a will, what happens to my property when I die? When someone dies in Texas without a will, the property owned by the decedent, who is also referred to as an “intestate,” will be distributed in accordance with the laws of intestacy. All of the...
Debts NOT Covered by Bankruptcy

Debts NOT Covered by Bankruptcy

The United States Bankruptcy Code generally seeks to provide debtors with a “fresh start” and “a new opportunity in life with a clear field for future effort, unhampered by the pressure and discouragement of pre-existing debt.” See Alibatya v. New York Univ. (In re...
Who Gets What When I’m Divorced?

Who Gets What When I’m Divorced?

Getting a divorce can be stressful. One of the things you might be most worried about is who gets to keep what, and who makes the decision? First, it’s important to note that if you and your spouse can agree on how to divide your property, things will go smoothly. In...