The United States is the number one place to be sued in the world, with Americans filing over 40 million lawsuits each year. If you become involved in a civil lawsuit, you may want to know if the case could turn criminal or vice versa. This article will explain the difference between the two types of cases and how one lawsuit can trigger another.
Texas is a community property state, meaning all property and earnings acquired during a marriage are equally owned by both spouses. If a divorce occurs, all assets will be divided between the two spouses as per equity decided by a judge unless a prior plan, such as a prenuptial agreement, is in place.