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DWI and Your Driver’s License

Among the most difficult issues that many people who are convicted of DWI must deal with is the suspension of their driver’s license. While it may be tempting to simply drive while your license is suspended, it is very possible that this will exacerbate your legal troubles. Fortunately, Texas law allows people whose drivers’ licenses [..]

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DWI in Texas

Under Texas law, driving while intoxicated by drugs or alcohol is a criminal offense that can have extremely serious legal consequences. Authorities are actively looking for people who violate the law, and many drivers are surprised to learn that they can be accused of driving while intoxicated (DWI) even after only a few drinks. In [..]

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Divorce in Texas

If you’re considering divorce, you’re not alone. Each year, 75,000  people divorce in Texas, and 40 to 50 percent of all first-time marriages end in divorce. January is typically the most common month for divorce, with couples staying together through the holidays and separating soon after. In fact, many attorneys say the first work week or [..]

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Simple Marijuana Possession in Texas

If you are accused of a first offense of possessing less than 2 ounces of marijuana, it is likely you can work out a deal or even get your case dismissed in exchange for agreeing to drug treatment programs or some community service. If you don’t get in any additional trouble in a set amount [..]

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How To Establish Paternity

If unmarried parents separate, it is extremely important from a child custody perspective for the father to establish legal paternity. In order to do this, you usually have to start a court case. Legal establishment of paternity There are two main routes to establishing legal paternity in Texas. The first, which is usually the simplest, [..]

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Being A Single Parent

Everyone wants the best for their children, and with that a secure family unit is seen by society as the ideal. But often that is not realistic; relationships fall apart, rifts divide and parents separate or decide to divorce. But just because a family is not a traditional unit doesn’t mean that you cannot provide [..]

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Should I Consider Mediation For My Divorce?

Divorce can bring up a lot of tense feelings as you try to figure out the best steps from which to move forward. Doing this in a formal divorce court can sometimes feel overwhelming. Divorce mediation is sometimes a good option when you want to have a safe space in which to negotiate with your [..]

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A Dad’s Guide to Custody

As a dad, it can be heartbreaking to go through a custody battle to fight for time with your kids. This is not made easier by the fact that many expect mothers to get the majority of the time with their children. Maybe you are involved in a battle where the mother is determined to [..]

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What is a Personal Injury Case?

“Personal injury” cases are legal disputes that arise when one person suffers harm from an accident or injury, and someone else might be legally responsible for that harm. A personal injury case can become formalized through civil court proceedings that seek to find others legally at fault through a court judgment or, as is much [..]

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Discuss Issues in a Public Place

You and your ex are going to split up and that means talking about child custody rights, money, property division and a whole host of other issues, all of which can be quite delicate. You may set out hoping to have a conversation, but you’re worried it’s going to turn into a disagreement and even [..]

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