Resources for Living and Working in The Woodlands Texas

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.…

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I’m too Young to have a will…. aren’t I?

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…

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LEGAL 911— WHEN should you Contact a Lawyer?

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…

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Divorce Cases that Cross State Lines

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.…

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Texas Employers, Here are Some FREE Resources to Help you Run your Business!

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…

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How to Harm Your Chances of Getting Custody of Your Children

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…

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Why do I have to deal with this Annoying Discovery?

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,…

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What happens if you become Ill or Injured while your Divorce is Pending

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…

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What can Happen if you Refuse to Answer Discovery in your Case

Discovery.  Most people hate it. If you are a party to a divorce, or any other type of adversarial lawsuit (child support, modification, probate contest, contract suit, neighbor dispute, suit for money or property, and many other types of case) you may be served what is called “discovery”. The term “discovery” can…

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