The common understanding of marriage has undergone some changes as society evolves and the very nature of the relationship between partners moves toward greater understanding and equality. From the earliest days when women were not considered much more than a form of property, the laws have created a system where at least in theory, marriage is a 50/50 proposition. However, if a couple ultimately divorces, splitting marital assets in that manner may not be appropriate. This may be especially true in Texas.
Graduation season is upon us. I am preparing to launch my firstborn from high school into the next phase of his life. It is an exciting time.