Creating an Estate Planning for Blended Families

These days many Texas families are blended families. The process of forming a blended family is challenging but rewarding. Children from previous relationships and marriages must blend together to form one cohesive family unit. Stepparents and biological parents must work together to provide structure for the children while safeguarding their futures. For many Texas families, this means creating and drafting an estate plan. Texas Law and Drafting an Estate Plan with a Blended Family Blended families

What are the Main Four Business Structures in Texas?

If you are planning on starting your own business, you may be wondering how you should structure it. There are basically four types of business structures: Sole proprietorship, Partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), and an “S” or “C” Corporation. Let’s look at some advantages and disadvantages of these different types of business structures. Sole Proprietorship Sole Proprietorship is just what it sounds like—one owner. Your business may start out as a sole proprietorship and morph into

Child Pornography Charges Are Serious

Child pornography charges as well as other charges related to sex offenders are extremely serious in the state of Texas. In fact, Internet sex crimes or downloading, sale, distribution, or possession of child pornography is one of the fastest-growing areas of criminal prosecution across the nation. If you are found in possession of child pornography, you could face both state and federal charges. Even an accusation of child pornography is enough to ruin your reputation and

Houston Police Chief Blames Pandemic for Crime Increase

In June, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner told law enforcement specialists in a recent summit that the pandemic had a large impact on the increasing crime rates in the city. During the COVID-19 global pandemic, social services were suspended and the courts became backlogged. Some of that backlog had been occurring since Hurricane Harvey hit, before the pandemic. The combination of backlogged courts and suspended social services helped shape a massive wave of violent crime that

Unmarried in Texas: Who Gets Custody?

Did you know that in 2017, more than one-third of all U.S. children lived with parents who were unmarried? This has grown significantly in the last several decades. Unmarried parents in Texas face many challenges when seeking custody of their children. These challenges differ from the challenges that married parents will face when going through a divorce. For these reasons, it is important to have an experienced and skilled Houston child custody attorney on your side

Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Divorce in Houston

If you are considering a divorce in Houston, you may have many questions running through your mind. After all, untangling a marriage is not easy — even if you have only been married a short time. Assets, children, and property can all complicate the divorce process and make tensions flare. As such, it is wise to seek legal counsel before you file for divorce, so you can get the answers you need and the support you