Texas is a common law state when it comes to matrimonial law. This is called "common law marriage," or informal marriage. That means that, you could be considered married, even if you did not have a wedding with your significant other. As a result, many people could have special legal needs in order to solve their dissolution of marriage. The Baez Law Firm, P.C. has handle many common law marriages.
Texas continues to recognize the validity of informal marriages including unions that are entered into within its borders as well as those entered into in other states recognizing common law marriages. The law has long been that two people who wish to be married to do not need in have a ceremonial marriage.
In Texas, every marriage entered into in this state is presumed valid unless expressly made void by Chapter 6 of the Texas Family Code, a Suit For Dissolution of Marriage, or unless expressly made voidable by Chapter 6 and annulled.
When it comes to the dissolution of marriage, Texas also has special provisions that covers most aspects from the separation to the final divorce decree. For the most part, in order to get an equitable distribution of the assets from a matrimony, many divisional techniques must be employed. This is to distribute the community property.
To ensure that your dissolution of marriage is not affected by inadequate representation, contact our law firm to consult with one of our experienced attorneys. If you are in need of a divorce attorney, please contact us and we will help you with your case.
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