Marivonne R. Essex, "The Red Headed Lawyer"

Posted March 28th, 2022 | by The Red Headed Lawyer

Divorce is tough on everyone. Disruption to routines and lifestyles is inevitable even in the best of circumstances, and this is not limited to adults and kids. Even the family pet feels the change. Considering all of the life-changing decisions that have to be made or negotiated, it’s not surprising that couples in the midst

Posted August 12th, 2014 | by The Red Headed Lawyer

Even under the best of circumstances divvying up your assets and deciding who gets what in the divorce settlement can be difficult. But what about your beloved pet? To you, Fido may be family, but unfortunately Texas, along with most other states, considers pets property. As property, Fido is subject to our community property laws.