From Bob Kalish's 1984 TV Commercial on Woodlands Cable By Laura Kalish It is hard to believe that Kalish Law Office has been a fixture in The Woodlands for 35 years. So, on our 35th anniversary, I’m going to take a break from our usual informational blog posts and do a bit of reminiscing. Bob started the practice in 1984. There were relatively few law firms in The … [Read more...] about Where we Started From; a Look Back
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We get a lot of inquiries from potential clients wondering if they should sign a document. The most common documents in question are “Waivers of citation”, Final Divorce Decrees, Settlement offers, Paperwork in Attorney General Child Support Cases, leases, modifications of contracts and sales agreements. First of all, if you don’t totally and completely understand the document … [Read more...] about Should I Sign This?
Financial fraud in a marriage can occur in various ways. Usually, but not always, the violating spouse has more power and/or earning capacity than the other spouse. Ways in which financial fraud can occur: 1. Fraudulent spouse spends money on extramarital relationships or on other family members without the innocent spouse's knowledge or consent. 2. Fraudulent spouse applies for credit in … [Read more...] about Financial Fraud in a Marriage
It is good Risk Management Strategy to make sure that your promises and representations to your customers/clients/patients are truthful, honest and free of unreasonable promises. Promising more than you can deliver is tempting. You may want to make that sale or cement that relationship. Don't do so at the risk of future litigation. Defending a lawsuit or administrative claim eats into your … [Read more...] about Avoid Lawsuits for your Company- Don’t Promise More Than You Can Give!
WELL... I say it every year and I'm going to say it again! It is time to review your visitation orders and think about your holiday schedule! A lot of conflict can be prevented by reviewing your plans in advance. Make sure that your court orders really say what you think they say. From mid-October through January 2nd, the calendar is chock full of celebrations, holidays, parties, religious … [Read more...] about Here come the Holidays… Review your Visitation Orders!!
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 ….
Clients often come to us asking for advice on whether they should try to terminate parental rights of their child's other parent. In some of these cases, the biological parent has been literally absent for years, not paying support and not seeking visitation. Each state has specific laws regarding how parental rights may be terminated. This article pertains to the law in Texas. Parental rights … [Read more...] about Terminating Parental Rights of an Absent parent
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!