Most Americans have seen the inside of a courtroom on television. You’ve seen the judge banging the gavel and asking for order in the courtroom. You’ve seen the outbursts and the jury deliberations. However, the truth of the matter is that the majority of cases never actually go to trial. So, even if you file a civil lawsuit, you may never truly see the inside of that courtroom. In real-life, civil proceedings are a lot different
End-of-life planning is not something anyone wants to think about. It can be painful or scary to think about life after your death. What will happen to your family? Who will raise your children? How will your assets be divided? Unfortunately, without a solid estate plan, the Texas courts will determine the answers to those questions. Your loved one and your estate will fall to the courts to make the ultimate decision over who gets your
Getting a phone call from the police department is every parent’s worst nightmare. Learning that your teenager has been arrested and charged with a violent crime is terrifying. You may be worried about their future and what a conviction could mean for their life. Will your child be charged as an adult? Will they spend years behind bars? These are all questions that plague concerned parents after their child’s arrest. When it comes to juvenile crimes,
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