Having an attorney who is familiar with the county where your case will be filed has its advantages. There are benefits to having a lawyer who is comfortable with the procedures in your specific court. Comfort that comes from knowing what the judges and the court staff expect. This can help streamline the process and allow the attorney to plan the case very efficiently from the … [Read more...] about Local Attorney Comfort Level is a Plus
Buying a Business?
If you are considering buying a business, you'll want to be certain to lay the proper foundation for your future success. Do your preliminary research- Use all available resources to discover information about the industry, the existing physical location, the surrounding geographic area, and the future projections for all of the above. Get hard facts about the business- Find out about the … [Read more...] about Buying a Business?
How Anger Can Affect Your Case
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
When to Update Your Will
We always tell people to consider updating their will if one of the “major players” dies, becomes incapacitated or estranged. In other words, if a named beneficiary (someone who is inheriting), an executor (person who will manage the distribution of the estate) or a trustee (person who you have named to manage a trust) cannot do whatever it is you anticipated them doing (whether it is inheriting … [Read more...] about When to Update Your Will
Facts about Texas Landlord and Tenant Law in Residential Leases
If you are a tenant leasing residential property in Texas, or you are a landlord of residential property, you should know your rights and duties under the law. Here is a (partial) list of what the Texas law has to say about the residential landlord/tenant relationship and some resources on where to find more information. Some leases may not be in writing: If the lease term is for one year … [Read more...] about Facts about Texas Landlord and Tenant Law in Residential Leases
Thinking of a Separation? Here are some tips…
If you are thinking of separating from your spouse.. here are some things a Texas family law attorney wants you to know... There is no "legal separation" in Texas. Here in Texas, you can't file a family law case and ask to be granted a "legal separation". You can, however, file for divorce and ask for "Temporary Orders" which are court orders that are in effect from the time you … [Read more...] about Thinking of a Separation? Here are some tips…