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Obergefell Does not Preclude Divorce on Religious Grounds

On September 30, 2018

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In Lecuona v. Lecuona (No 03-17-00138-CV) the Austin Court of Appeals has found that the Supreme Court’s Obergefell  decision does not invalidate no-fault divorce in Texas.  The wife in this case contested the husband’s no fault divorce on the grounds that they had entered a “blood covenant” when married and the husband could not unilaterally end the marriage and […]

Fraudulently Induced Marriage Invalidates Pre-Marital Agreement

On September 27, 2018

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In Re Ja D.Y., No. 05-16-01412-CV, Dallas Court of Appeals.  This is a fun one.  When Husband and Wife met, he informed Wife that he had multiple degrees, was a former marine, made $100,000 to $225,000 each year and had for years, and had been married once before.  Prior to marriage the spouses signed a pre-marital […]