Domestic violence charges are serious and should not be taken lightly. What might seem like a simple domestic dispute to you, could be seen differently in a court of law. Suddenly, you could find yourself facing jail or prison if convicted of domestic assault. But are there alternatives to jail or prison? With the right legal defense, you may be able to avoid going to jail or prison even if you are convicted of domestic assault.
No one likes to think about life after they’re gone. Not even the wealthy and famous. When “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman died he left behind millions in his estate. Without a will, his wife must now go through the courts to be named administrator and his assets are subject to probate. This lengthy process can jeopardize the estate and leave its fate up to the courts instead of to Boseman’s wishes. Boseman is not the
COVID-19 has taken its toll on the United States for nearly all of 2020 with no end in sight. Businesses have gone under, individuals have lost their jobs, and life as we know it has changed entirely. For many families, the stress and uncertainty of the pandemic has put additional strain on their marriages. Houston couples who may have already been on the brink of separation suddenly find themselves quarantined with their spouses or dealing with
It is a sadly common scenario. Homeowners wish to remodel their homes or fix a broken defect, so they hire a contractor or subcontractor to perform the work. Remodeling takes a considerable amount of time and financial resources. As such, the homeowners must take out a loan to help pay the bill. However, during the course of construction and remodeling, the contractor or subcontractor mismanages the work. They may spend the funds but fail to buy
The existing Texas court system was established by an amendment to the state Constitution in 1891. Below is a description of the basic hierarchal structure of the court system. Supreme Court: The Texas Supreme Court is the highest state appellate court for civil cases. The Supreme Court is made up of nine judges, referred to as “justices,” who review the decisions of lower courts. Court of Criminal Appeals: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is the
Numerous methods are available to form your business, each with its own benefits and disadvantages. A business owner who selects the wrong business structure or fails to properly file the required incorporation forms with the Secretary of State may be held personally liable for any obligations incurred on behalf of business or run into tax issues with the IRS. This article will explore the differences between business entities with respect to formality, liability, management, transferability