Divorce without Children can be Difficult

It’s true that some of the most complicated and contentious divorces involve parents fighting for custody of their children, but there are plenty of issues to fight over in any divorce.

Many Texas couples without children make the mistake of thinking their divorce will be straightforward. As a result, they fail to prepare for the possibility of complications and litigation. Your divorce may turn out to be simple and uncontested, but you owe it to yourself to be prepared for all possibilities.

If nothing else, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Do you own a business?
  • Do you have a government or private pension?
  • Do you have military benefits?
  • Does your spouse rely on your for his or her health insurance coverage?
  • Have you accumulated significant financial assets during your marriage?
  • Do you own a large amount of land?

In an era where older individuals are getting a divorce after the kids move out is becoming more common, couples without children may possess a tremendous amount of money, real property and other assets that must be carefully considered in a divorce.

The best way to avoid complications is making sure you have an attorney who is looking out for your best interest.