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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Texas on
Q: I divorced #2 husband in 2005. I married #3 in 2016. We separated in 2018 & he won't sign divorce papers.

#3 says I'm still married to #2 and he says we were never legally married.

Without a divorce, I cannot change any legal documents. I'm getting more depressed as the years go by.

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answered on Feb 24, 2022

A divorce attorney can assist you by seeking a default judgment against your spouse, after he has been properly served, and once the mandatory 60-day waiting period is over.

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Q: Is my mom still considered an owner of the family home after divorce if she is not on the special warranty deed?

My parents divorced when I was 18 on the grounds of insupportability. The family home was awarded to my mother, according to the divorce decree. This probably occured because my mother was given primary custody of a minor (15 year old). A special warranty deed regarding the family home was signed... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2022

You need to be cautious when attempting to determine legal ownership of real property. Do not assume that a deed is correct simply because it was recorded in the real property records of the county where the property is located.

If the home was originally titled under both your parents’...
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Q: How can I leave our house to my son. Husband Is in a care facility and my daughter has his power of attorney.

I live in the house but my daughter wants it. I want to leave for my son. Or should I sell it to him now? Can I take the power of attorney for my husband away from my daughter?

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answered on Feb 24, 2022

Regarding your property, your daughter may only act on your husbands behalf if the durable power of attorney expressly entitles her to do so.

If such is the case, and assuming your husband has been deemed "incapacitated" as defined under Texas Estates Code. Then any person named...
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