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Establishing Paternity

It is not uncommon for people to have children outside of marriage today. Millennials are increasingly putting off marriage until they are older, and some plan to never marry. However, many young people in committed relationships still have children together. In these situations, regardless of how confident you are in the relationships with your partner [..]

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What Happens When The Custodial Parent Dies?

The death of a parent is a tragic event for any child to experience. In Texas, the court will look out for the child’s best interests and place them in a stable environment to help them cope and heal. The new custodian can vary depending on the situation. Surviving parent Generally, the court will award [..]

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Can My Ex Move With My Child?

Parents all across Texas are bound by a custody or visitation order. These orders are essential in protecting both a parent’s access to a child as well as the best interests of a child. However, as time goes on, circumstances change and these orders may need modification. One such change is if one of the [..]

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What A Man Needs To Know About Custody

The overarching definition of parental rights is all of the legal rights and obligations that come with being a parent. This includes the responsibility to care for and protect your child, providing all your child’s needs, and making important decisions about your child’s life. In the case of a divorce, this also includes certain aspects [..]

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DWI Probation

Probation is an agreement between you and the judge in which the judge agrees not to impose a jail sentence in exchange for you agreeing to do (or not do) certain things during a set amount of time. This set amount of time is known as the probationary period. For a first offense, the probationary [..]

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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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