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Community Property

This legal research guide provides information about the division of property during divorce proceedings in Texas.

Division of Property in Divorce

Texas Law on the Division of Property

Below you will find references to areas of the Texas Family Code that govern the division of community property during a divorce. If you find these statutes difficult to understand, you may want to look at the “plain English” resources on this page or speak to an attorney for guidance.

Property Division Explained in "Plain English"

During divorce proceedings, the court will determine how the community property will be divided. See the resources below for more information.