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
Summer is here! The gentle heat lays heavily in the air, immersing us in the delightful wisps of golden sunlight. These coming months are a great excuse to enjoy the weather Texas is known for. Here are a few ideas about how to spend your summer! 1) Go to the beach or a water park! What's a better way to spend your summer than enjoying the water at the gentle lapping tides of some relaxing … [Read more...] about Summer Fun Ideas!
If you were involved in any type of court proceeding at the time that Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, you probably have already noticed that delays were created in Houston and in surrounding counties. Flooding occurred at some of the Houston courthouses. Staffing at the Courthouses, county offices and private law offices was affected. This has created a ripple effect into the justice system. … [Read more...] about Your Court Proceedings After Harvey
Animals abuse is heartbreaking. Animals are innocent and trusting and cannot speak for themselves. If you witness animal neglect or abuse, it is important to report it to the proper authorities. In Houston, animal abuse should be reported to the SPCA. You can report by telephone or online. Here is a link to report animal abuse in Montgomery County Texas to Crime Stoppers or to Animal … [Read more...] about How to Report Animal Abuse
If you are getting a divorce and have been told that you must take parenting classes, take this seriously. Once the class is taken, the court will need to be given a certificate of completion that shows your name and when you took the class. Few things are more frustrating than hearing that the judge has declined to grant your divorce because the court does not have the proper proof that … [Read more...] about Parenting Classes During Divorce Important
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 many people underestimate is the damage that unresolved (or unrestrained) anger can do to their … [Read more...] about How Anger Can Affect Your Case
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
Last time we covered fraud that is committed in an "impersonal" manner. Unfortunately, fraudulent activity is not confined to those situations. Here are a few other types of fraud that I hope you never encounter. Marital Fraud When one spouse defrauds another proving the fraudulent activity can be important to a the final division of property in a divorce case. Marital fraud can take various … [Read more...] about The Many Faces of Fraud.. Part II… The “Known” Perpetrator