Most divorce disputes do not garner national attention. However, one particular divorce case and related custody battle in Bexar County have become highly publicized. The results of this case are important on a personal level for the parties involved, as well as on a political level for the state of Texas.
Some same-sex couples decide to divorce, just like their opposite-sex counterparts, but as you undoubtedly know, same-sex divorces are more complicated in certain states. Texas law does not currently recognize same-sex marriage or same-sex divorce, but some gay and lesbian residents who were married in other states are challenging the norm.
A divorce involves many complex and serious life changes for any couple. One of these issues that Plano residents may wish to be aware of is the effect that a divorce has on a person's taxes.
Some political figures and other residents in Texas may be probably paying close attention to a divorce that is building in Washington, D.C. That is because the divorce involves one of the most powerful lobbyists in the area. On April 3, Tony Podesta filed for divorce from his wife of 11 years, Heather. The two are known for their flamboyant lifestyle, their extensive art collection and the open manner in which they carry out their power lobbying.
Divorce can be a difficult time for many couples. This can be true especially in cases where property division involves substantial assets. Couples with a large number of assets, particularly illiquid assets such as hedge funds or interest in a business, may find it difficult to equitably divide their interests.