Abra esta publicación para ver el enlace en español." If you are furloughed (laid off temporarily), or terminated (laid off permanently) and had health insurance through your job, you will need to make a plan for your health care coverage. Understand your options: If it is temporary, your employer may be willing to maintain your health coverage. You would still need to work out a way … [Read more...] about Covid 19 Tip #16: Understand Your Medical Benefit Options if Furloughed or Laid Off Permanently
Proof of Delivery of Important Communications
After you've written a letter, it's important to keep a couple of things in mind before you send it. If there is a chance that you'll need accurate records about delivery and receipt, be sure to use a form of delivery that you can verify. That means that the letter or document might need to be sent by Certified Mail Return Receipt Requested or Signature Confirmation if you use the US Postal … [Read more...] about Proof of Delivery of Important Communications
Terminating Child Support in the Case of Mistaken Paternity
A man who is paying child support for a child that he mistakenly thought was his own child may be able to seek termination of the parent-child relationship and the duty to pay child support. The case must meet certain requirements in order to proceed. First, a petition is filed in family court. A hearing is held and if the judge determines that certain criteria are met, genetic testing will be … [Read more...] about Terminating Child Support in the Case of Mistaken Paternity
Adult Adoption in Texas- Why, When and How Does it Affect Inheritance?
There are many reasons why an adoption may be commenced after the potential adoptee turns 18. In an adult adoption the biological parent or parents do not have to be contacted or give their consent as they would if the adoption were for a minor child. Therefore a stepparent who had wanted to adopt their stepchild for years but knew that it was impossible to get a biological parent’s consent … [Read more...] about Adult Adoption in Texas- Why, When and How Does it Affect Inheritance?