We get this question a lot: "Now that I am divorced how do I get my ex-spouse's name off of the mortgage? The answer is: You may not be able to. Here's why. The mortgage agreement was made between the mortgage company on one side, and you and your spouse on the other side. Once the mortgage was signed and processed, the mortgage company had two people held responsible for paying that … [Read more...] about How Do I Get my Ex-Spouse’s Name off of the Mortgage?
If you are currently married and have children from a prior relationship or marriage, you should have an estate plan! Why? If you were to die, without a will, Texas law will decide who gets what, and in what amount. And that can be bad. Understand this: if you have children from outside your current marriage, and you die without a will, your children from your prior … [Read more...] about Have Children from a Prior Relationship and You Don’t Have a Will? Why That’s a Bad Idea….