To our readers who live here in The Woodlands and are looking for a central place to go to keep up with all the activities, laws, changes, requirements, and benefits of living in The Woodlands, check out The Woodlands Township website. It is chock-full of information and is constantly being updated. Want to know the schedule for monthly & holiday events? Want to know when the Ice Rink … [Read more...] about Resources for Living and Working in The Woodlands Texas
Most people in their twenties do not consider getting a will to be high on their list of priorities. That is understandable. However, there are many reasons why you should consider having a will. Here are the most important ones: You have a child (whether the child lives with you or not) You have any assets (even a bank account, car, or personal items) You have debts and they could … [Read more...] about I’m too Young to have a will…. aren’t I?
So, you have a legal problem... maybe. But maybe you can handle it yourself. Or maybe it won't get too serious... or maybe it will go away.How do you decide when to see an attorney?Of course, the decision varies from person to person and case to case. But here are some situations that should cause you to seek help right away. You have been served with a lawsuit. If you have been served, … [Read more...] about LEGAL 911— WHEN should you Contact a Lawyer?
Two people are about to divorce. Where do they file the case? Well, that's easy, in the county where they both are living, right? Well, not always.... When two people are married, and living together and have been living there for awhile, yes, they do file in that county. But some cases are not so clear. Consider: He lives in one county, she lives in another. This has been going … [Read more...] about Divorce Cases that Cross State Lines
The Texas Workforce Commission's Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers ("TWC") has an employer hotline to answer employer questions about basic legal issues related to hiring, work-separation, and other employment and post-employment issues. The number is 800-832-9394. There are also free resources available online. Check out the publication, "Especially for Texas Employers" that … [Read more...] about Texas Employers, Here are Some FREE Resources to Help you Run your Business!
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
During divorce cases, we hear a lot of strong feelings from our clients regarding answering discovery requests. The feelings expressed are not positive ones and some include explicit language we can't repeat here. Well, we understand that. Answering discovery requires a lot of organization, searching for information, and TIME. Yes, it surely does. "I don't have time for this", our clients … [Read more...] about Why do I have to deal with this Annoying Discovery?
So.. you've filed for divorce. You are certain that the marriage cannot be saved. If something were to happen to you after your divorce is filed, but before it becomes final, what would happen? Who would make the medical decisions if you couldn't speak for yourself? In Texas, there is no such thing as a "legal separation". You are either married, or you aren't. Let's explore what would … [Read more...] about What happens if you become Ill or Injured while your Divorce is Pending