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I'm thinking about marrying a man from Fiji. I have quite a

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Hi, I'm thinking about marrying a man from Fiji. I have quite a bit of equity built in my 401K. I'm 54 and he is 24. I have 2 adult children and 1 grandchild. What do I need to think about financially before getting married?
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Texas
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Not that I know. I just finished paying child support in June, 2016.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I don't know what else to contribute. What other things do you need to know? As far as I know, this man does not have a criminal record and has never been given a passport.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 month ago.

Hello: This isCustomer Welcome to JustAnswer! I am reviewing your post, and I will post my response very shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok, Thank you.
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 month ago.

Texas is a community property State. So, all assets acquired during the marriage would be divided 50/50 unless you have a prenuptial agreement. So, you need to have good prenuptial agreement that describes what would happen to your assets in case of divorce. It would be prudent to retain a local divorce Attorney to prepare the agreement or you can use one of the forms websites to prepare the agreement and have both parties sign the agreement"

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