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Child support in Texas

Child support in Texas

During the pendency of a divorce proceeding, if the parties have children, the issue of child support will arise.  Absent certain unique situations, Texas Courts will calculate a child support obligation solely based upon the net income of the parent … Continue reading

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statute of limitation

What is a statute of limitation?

No matter the type of civil case, there is a deadline to file your claim. Known as the statute of limitation, these laws prevent you filing a lawsuit after a certain amount of time has passed. While statutes of limitation … Continue reading

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Traffic-related deaths

Traffic-related deaths on the rise during COVID-19 lockdown

Despite fewer drivers on the road, a study by the National Safety Council shows that through the first three months of 2020, Texas experienced a 6% increase in the number of traffic-related deaths.  This recent increase of traffic fatalities in … Continue reading

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What is mediation?

During the litigation process, in many instances, you will have a discussion with your lawyer about resolution of your dispute. Prior to trial, many litigants find it beneficial to attend mediation. Mediation is a formal, non-binding, settlement negotiation which is … Continue reading

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commercial trucking accidents

Commercial Trucking Accidents

All accidents are scary and traumatic events which can result in life-threatening injuries.  When hit by a commercial vehicle, such as an 18-wheeler; however, the chance of sustaining catastrophic injuries is compounded. Commercial trucking accidents not only result in catastrophic … Continue reading

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Why file for personal injury?

Often after an accident, life is never the same.  Whether the injuries suffered are physical, mental, or emotional, scars remain.  As such, many people are reluctant to hire a personal injury attorney to either file a claim on their behalf … Continue reading

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