Local Attorney Comfort Level is a Plus

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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