If you are caring for a loved one who is ill and worrying about the future, here is some information that may help you. It can be difficult to know how to divide your time when a loved one is terminally ill. Providing for their medical and emotional needs comes first, and then you also must find some time to take care of yourself. Very often, the "business end" of things is an ever-present … [Read more...] about What to do When a Loved One is Terminally Ill
Summer is here! The gentle heat lays heavily in the air, immersing us in the delightful wisps of golden sunlight. These coming months are a great excuse to enjoy the weather Texas is known for. Here are a few ideas about how to spend your summer! 1) Go to the beach or a water park! What's a better way to spend your summer than enjoying the water at the gentle lapping tides of some relaxing … [Read more...] about Summer Fun Ideas!
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!
Contested custody cases are very very difficult on everyone. A caring parent wants to protect the child and wants the end result of the case to be in the child's best interest. But the desire to win will be strong and there may also be a desire to retaliate against the other parent. Although such feelings are human, coaching a child can be costly. "Coaching" a child occurs when someone … [Read more...] about Coaching a Child in a Contested Custody Case
We here at the Kalish Law Office are well aware of the wonderful benefits of being bilingual. With a majority of the staff being both Spanish and English speakers, we cater to a wider variety of clients. In this globally connected era, it's important to be able to connect with different cultures for innovation and improvement. In this blog post, we will explain just a few of the many benefits of … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Being Bilingual
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?
Court is not the only way to solve legal disputes and it certainly isn't the cheapest. Two options outside of the courthouse are mediation and arbitration. In lieu of a judge, mediation uses an impartial guide or facilitator to help both parties come to an agreement. Though it is often ordered by a judge, whether or not you settle in mediation is completely voluntary. If you don't come to an … [Read more...] about Mediation vs Arbitration: What You Need To Know