How is Property Divided in a Divorce in Texas? | Austin Divorce Attorney Jillian French

How is Property Divided in a Divorce in Texas? | Austin Divorce Attorney Jillian French

Featuring Austin, Texas divorce lawyer Jillian French | 888-981-0085

For Texas couples going through a divorce, how is property divided?

Jillian French is a family law attorney with Vaught Law Firm, LLC based in Austin, Texas. She focuses her practice on divorce, child custody, and child support.

In this interview, she clarifies how community property works in Texas, including assets like homes, 401(k) retirement accounts, and debt.

Learn more at her AskTheLawyers™ profile: https://bit.ly/3jXitKT​​

Contact her directly by calling 888-981-0085.

Topics covered in this interview:

0:47 – What’s the difference between separate and community property under Texas law?
1:35 – Is property always divided 50/50?
2:30 – If one spouse owns the house, does the other have any claim to it during a divorce?
3:48 – Is there room for negotiations when it comes to dividing property?
4:29 – How are retirement benefits like 401(k) accounts divided?
5:39 – How do penalties for early withdrawal of retirement benefits work in a divorce?
6:55 – What about debt? Is that considered to be community property?

Disclaimer: This video is for informational purposes only. In some states, this video may be deemed Attorney Advertising. The choice of lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely on advertisements.

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