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Austin Property Division Attorney

Protecting Your Rights & Fighting for Your Best Interests

Once you and your spouse decide to get a divorce, there are likely a number of questions that will come up. You may be curious about what property you and your spouse will each keep when you part ways. There may be specific assets you are hoping to hold onto, or you may believe your spouse is hiding assets. Whatever the issue may be, our Austin property division lawyer can help.

Attorney Melissa Williams is here to explain your rights and responsibilities and ensure that you are not taken advantage of. We understand that matters involving your property and finances can be stressful and you deserve to have top-notch representation on your side. You can trust us to protect your rights and strongly fight for your best interests.

Reach out to us today at (512) 271-2063 if you want to retain effective legal advocacy.

How Is Property Divided in Texas?

Texas is one of only a few states which use the community property system. Typically, any property that was owned by one party before the marriage or purchased with separate funds during the marriage is not subject to property division. Any assets, income, wages, and salary acquired during the marriage are subject to division. This may include real estate, motor vehicles, stocks, businesses, retirement, and more.

The following will also be subject to division:

  • Property acquired by one spouse in exchange for other property which previously would have been classified as community property
  • Property acquired by one spouse while they were living in another state, assuming the property is classified as community property in Texas

If you are seeking a divorce and would like the guidance of a skilled Austin property division lawyer, turn to Attorney Melissa Williams. We're here to answer your questions and ensure you are making well-informed decisions about your future. You can rely on us to provide you with the caring and capable representation you deserve.

Set up a consultation by calling us at (512) 271-2063.

“I am dedicated to representing my clients in a way that minimizes conflict and maximizes solutions.”

- Melissa M. Williams
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