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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If You No Longer Own it… Sign it Over

Here is a piece of legal advice for free that can save you a lot of money and hassles in the future. If you no longer own it, get it out of your name!This applies to a home, other piece of real property, auto, boat, or anything else that is…

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After the Divorce: The Deed to Your House

Once your divorce is final, you and your ex-spouse will need to split up the property. Any real estate that you owned together is now going to be titled to just one of you. A deed will need to be drafted, signed by both of you, and filed with official…

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Powers of Attorney for Specific Events

Did you know that you can give power of attorney to someone you trust for a specific event or to cover a specific time? Well, you can! The most common use of a specific power of attorney involves real estate closings.   A seller of a property who is leaving…

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Can you buy a House While you are Going through a Divorce in Texas?

Can you? Yes. But should you?  Probably not.  At least not without some preparation. Here are some things you should know if you are thinking about buying a house before your divorce is final. Texas is a community property state.  There is not a “legal separation” in Texas.  So, you…

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