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
In Texas, abuse of an elderly person or disabled person should be reported to Adult Protective Services which is a part of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Adult Protective Services investigates allegations of abuse against elderly and disabled persons whether they occur in home or in a facility. If a person is found to be a victim of abuse they may be eligible for short-term … [Read more...] about How to Report Abuse of the Elderly or Disabled in Texas