Community Property

July 30, 2018


Did you know that Texas is one of just nine community property states? This can have a profound effect on the dissolution of property during divorce proceedings as, in general, it means that any property acquired by a couple during their marriage is equally owned by both spouses.

The State Law Library has created a research guide to better explain community property laws. This guide includes:

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