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Under Texas family law, certain close relatives of a child may seek managing conservatorship if they can sufficiently show the child’s current circumstances would significantly impair the child physically or emotionally.  Tex. Fam. Code Ann. § 102.004(a)(1).  A sister recently

People commonly obtain life-insurance policies and name their spouse as the beneficiary. They do not always remember to update the beneficiary designation when they get divorced.  Under Texas law, designation of a spouse as beneficiary before a divorce will only

Property in the possession of either spouse at the time of dissolution of marriage is presumed to be community property under Texas family law.  A spouse may rebut this presumption by tracing and clearly identifying the separate property. That spouse