No One is an Island

There’s an old saying that “no [man] is an island”. We are fortunately or unfortunately connected to those around us and they are affected by what we do. Especially in the case of two parents quarreling and affecting the children, in the case of employers making decisions that affect their…

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Five Life Principles to Help you Stay out of Trouble

In several years of practicing law, our firm has seen a lot of people in distress. Some problems are simply unavoidable. However, practicing a few basic principles can make you much less likely to get into legal trouble. Know your rights– If you know your legal rights in a situation…

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What Does your Attorney Mean by “Do you Have Proof?”

Does this sound familiar to you?  You are telling someone a story about something that happened and you can see the skepticism on their face.  Or, they tell you outright, “That’s not what I heard”. Or, they say, “I’m sure he didn’t mean it that way?” Perception is everything.  What…

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How Anger Can Affect Your Case

If you are involved in a divorce, business case or other legal problem, you’ll want to do everything that you can to have the best possible outcome. Choosing a good attorney is important, as is communicating with your lawyer and keeping your facts and evidence organized. But one factor that…

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Why it is Important to Answer Discovery in your Case

Unhappy about Discovery requests in your case? Read on to see why it is important to take them seriously… 1. You can’t just ignore it- You are required by Texas law and procedure to answer discovery when you are involved in an active legal case.  If you are involved in…

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Five Ways to Save Money on Legal Fees

So, it’s finally happened. You have no choice; you have to consult with a lawyer. Everyone knows legal fees can be expensive, but what everyone doesn’t know is that there are ways to save money on legal fees. •1. Get a consultation. A good legal consultation is essential and well…

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Filing Suit Against Someone Whose Whereabouts Are Unknown

When a divorce or other lawsuit is filed, there is a process of citation issued for the party who is being sued. Usually, this legal citation is personally served on the person who is the respondent in the lawsuit.  (If the respondent is a company, the citation will be served on…

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