Your options are limited and depend on your time frame. Unfortunately it sounds like you hired an attorney who is not well-versed in family law if he doesn't "know property matters." Use the search feature on Avvo to find a family law attorney in your area and contact him or her IMMEDIATELY! Time is of the essence and you might have little or no time left to attempt to correct this issue. Best of luck to you!
Your best option would be to get an experienced matrimonial attorney in your area before you sign anything.
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I do agree with both previous answers. Unfortunately, your remedies may be limited. If your attorney is not able to assist you, you need to seek an attorney who is experienced in these matters and can help you. As some of your remedies may be time based, you need to talk to another attorney immediately. The find a lawyer is a great place to start.
Best of luck.
Your options are going to be limited by where you are in the divorce process. It sounds like you may want to consider a new attorney. Do not delay on acting, you may have days to act.
Hire a new lawyer TODAY. there are probably approaching settings for entry. Your lawyer should be working for you. If he doesn't know something he should be getting co-counsel or referring you to another lawyer.
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That sounds very confused. The Decree needs to state what the Judge ordered. Your only valid objection to the form of the Decree is that it does not match what the Judge ordered. It is not a place to continue to argue your case after losing in court.
If you disagree with the substance of the Judge's ruling you can file a Moton for New Trial. But without an attorney who is knowledgeable about motions for new trial it is a waste of time and effort. Even with a good attorney it is hard to get a Judge to change his ruling. A Motion for New Trial must be filing within 30 days of the date the Decree is signed by the Judge.
If you don't like your attorney, hire another one.
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It depends on how much time has gone by since the judge signed the divorce decree. Appeal can be made if it is within a certain time. In Texas, there is a process for a bill of review suit within 4 years of the divorce decree, but it is a difficult burden and fairly rare. But it is an option if "extrinsic" fraud was committed, among other things.
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