Gather Your Own Information Thanks to the internet, it is pretty easy to gather basic information about a problem, whether the problem is how to fix a leaky pipe, how to recognize the side effects of too many vitamin supplements, or what to do when you have a dispute with a vendor. Even if your legal problem is complicated, you might benefit from knowing a few basics about your problem or the … [Read more...] about Five Things to do at the First Sign of a Legal Problem
Abra esta publicación para ver el enlace en espanol. Covid-19 has hit the economy hard. It is affecting all of us in ways we would not have even imagined. In Texas, particularly in Houston, our economy is heavily tied to the oil industry. It is likely that economic changes will continue to unfold even after the initial health threat has passed. The Houston energy companies will need to … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Tip # 14: Have your Severance Package or Employment Contract Reviewed by a Texas Business Lawyer
Fighting for custody is a heartrending, exhausting, and sorrowful experience. No matter what the results, it is hard on everyone. In fact, people become so completely emotional and exhausted that they are not on their best behavior. If there is a time to be on your best behavior, it is while you are asking for custody. Here are some of the top mistakes that people make when involved in a … [Read more...] about How to Harm Your Chances of Getting Custody of Your Children
Once you have visited with your attorney, given careful consideration to the contents of your Last Will and Testament, and filled out and returned any forms that your attorney has requested, your will is drafted and ready for your review. This post is a guide for our clients at Kalish Law Office. If you have another firm drafting your will, the steps and procedures may differ. However, all … [Read more...] about Now that You are Ready to Sign your Will ….
If you are thinking of starting a business right now, you can do a lot on your own to organize yourself. There are many resources available tor small business owners. The Small Business Administration has a lot of free information with organizational help online. Also check out Texas Wide Open for Business from the Texas Governor's Office. This is a good resource for any Texas business and is … [Read more...] about Free Information for Your Small Business Start Up!
If you are getting a divorce and you have children you have probably already discussed co-parenting with your spouse and your attorney. Co-parenting is sometimes looked upon with uneasiness or even fear for the following reasons: Anticipation that there will be too much control by the other parent. Fear that "I might do something wrong" (get visitation dates wrong, say the wrong thing … [Read more...] about Co-Parenting: How Tough is it?
If you (or someone that you know) is living in an explosive, abusive situation, a plan for personal safety is important. The Montgomery County Texas Sheriff Department has an excellent checklist that applies to various stages of the situation. First of all, it is important to know what to do if violence erupts. For instance, know how to get out of the way of anything that could be used as a … [Read more...] about Living in an Abusive Situation- Making a Personal Safety Plan
Depending on how long you have been married and when your spouse earned his or her retirement, you may be entitled to a share in your divorce. An individual may even have more than one retirement plan - (due to employment with the government/armed services, or multiple positions during working career). Some people know little to nothing about their spouse's retirement plan and may not even know … [Read more...] about Spouse Refuses to Share Retirement Plan Information