It is normal to be concerned about appearing in court. Whether your case is family law, business, probate or other type case, the way you look and act while you are in court is important, even for just a short procedural hearing.R-E-S-P-E-C-T Signs of respect or disrespect for the court 1. A neat, clean physical appearance = GOOD (tuck your shirt in when possible, especially for guys) 2. … [Read more...] about Tips to Help you Make a Good Courtroom Appearance
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Don’t Wait to See Your Attorney if you Have Been Sued!
If you have been sued, don't wait to contact your lawyer! There are specific times limits that you are given and you must answer the lawsuit within that time. If you don't, you may lose your case. With no answer on file, and no one speaking up for you, the judge will see and hear only one version of the events. (NOTE: in Texas Justice of the Peace/Small Claims Courts the time period that you … [Read more...] about Don’t Wait to See Your Attorney if you Have Been Sued!
Help for Senior Citizens in Avoiding Scams
Scammers and con artists are always updating their knowledge and refining their game. Senior citizens are especially vulnerable and some scammers "specialize" in targeting this particular group. Fraudulent letters, emails, and phone calls are getting more and more sophisticated. Recently, the Texas Office of Attorney General ("OAG") issued an alert aimed at helping prevent these tragedies. … [Read more...] about Help for Senior Citizens in Avoiding Scams