Your attorney has told you that you need to fill out an "Inventory & Appraisement" form in your divorce case. You get tired just thinking about it. You also have a deadline which increases your anxiety. Why is this document so important? Yes, it will take some time to prepare. And you may not enjoy preparing it, especially if you aren't sure of the details. But it is crucial to your … [Read more...] about Why is my Inventory and Appraisement so Important to my Divorce Case?
As we near graduation season, some might wonder how they can bear to be around the person they are divorcing or divorced from. Don't let legal squabbles spoil this important milestone for your child. Now is an important time to draw your graduating children a little closer. Things are coming to an end sooner than we might like. Taking the time to enjoy what time left you have with your child … [Read more...] about Divorce vs. Graduation: Don’t Let Legal Battles Interfere with Your Child’s Enjoyment of Graduation!
If you were involved in any type of court proceeding at the time that Hurricane Harvey hit Houston, you probably have already noticed that delays were created in Houston and in surrounding counties. Flooding occurred at some of the Houston courthouses. Staffing at the Courthouses, county offices and private law offices was affected. This has created a ripple effect into the justice system. … [Read more...] about Your Court Proceedings After Harvey
We get a lot of inquiries from potential clients wondering if they should sign a document. The most common documents in question are “Waivers of citation”, Final Divorce Decrees, Settlement offers, Paperwork in Attorney General Child Support Cases, leases, modifications of contracts and sales agreements. First of all, if you don’t totally and completely understand the document … [Read more...] about Should I Sign This?
Every now and then we take a break from our usual legal oriented posts to share some information of local interest that may help the public. It is getting warmer in Texas, and fast. Zika virus is a concern to Texans. Although we have not had many issues with this virus, it is important to stay informed and to help stop the spread. You can read "What Texans Need to Know About the Zika Virus" … [Read more...] about Zika in Texas
April, 2017 - The Texas House has passed a bill that would prohibit texting while driving statewide. These bans already exist in several Texas counties, but there is not a statewide ban in effect---yet. Many Texas cities already have a ban on using a handheld device while driving. Among these are at least two cities which are local to our law firm: Conroe and Magnolia. A more complete … [Read more...] about Texting While Driving Bans Moving Forward in Texas
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
I enjoy sharing information with our readers to help them navigate the confusing legal process. Harris County, Texas has some excellent information about probate on their "helpful guidelines" page . This information can help you understand what to look for in a will, how property passes in the State of Texas if the person doesn't have a Will, what to do if more than 4 years has passed since … [Read more...] about Probate Guidelines in Texas