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The world is currently being taken over by a pandemic known as the novel coronavirus, also known as Covid-19. After a few months, the virus has spread practically all over the world. People are scrambling, trying to figure out how to deal with this new and never-before-seen type of coronavirus. While scientists are still trying to find a cure for the virus, we should not panic. There are still ways to protect yourself from the virus and avoid contracting it. The Current Situation in Texas and US As of March 14, the number of coronavirus cases in the US has […]

Protecting Your Family from COVID-19

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In the past few years, people are entering marriage at a later age. They seek to explore first and pursue their individual ambitions. As a result, many of them already have assets prior to marriage. Many of them have an interest to protect their assets. This is also why prenuptial agreements have become more popular. Revisions in the Prenuptial Agreement Prenuptial agreements clarify property distribution, which can help narrow down the community property in case of divorce. The couple specifies some properties as separate property with a prenup. Of course, subject to conditions of the law.  Couples can actually revise […]

Divorce Issues: Prenups Need to be Revised After Life Events   Recently updated !

The subject of getting custody for children usually arises when a couple is going through or already filed a divorce. Parents should act on their responsibilities in raising their children. Below are some details on what you are about to go through while arranging a child custody case. Filing for Custody The parent planning to request custody must file it in the home state of the child. The home state applies to where the child has been living for six months with the parent/guardian. It is legal for a parent to file for custody without a lawyer. However, hiring one […]

Child Custody in Texas: How Long is the Process?   Recently updated !

Getting a divorce can be a very unpleasant experience. Much like any other unpleasant experience, you’d probably want to make sure you get through it as quickly as possible. The sooner you get out of your relationship with your spouse, the better off you probably are. Fortunately, there is a way to make the entire divorce process go as smoothly as possible. But, how that happens depends entirely on you (and your spouse). One thing you should know, though, is that divorces take at least sixty days in the state of Texas. The reason why this is so is just […]

Breezing Through Your Divorce

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Gone are the days of newspaper and television being people’s number one source of news. In the past, you either watch TV or read the newspaper in order to find out what’s happening in the world around you. Times have certainly changed. With the fast development of technology, everything is now available and accessible with one click, at the tip of your fingers. If you are interested in something, you don’t have to wait for updates to be released on paper – you just have to look it up online. These days even without television, people can access news reports […]

The Impact of Social Media on Divorce and Child Custody   Recently updated !

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Yes, it is. Hiring a lawyer from Texas is possible, even if the client does not reside in Texas. More than the skills, expertise, and dedication, it is important that you also trust your lawyer. License to practice in another state Generally, a lawyer who is licensed to practice in Texas needs a license to practice in another state, vice versa. Exceptions There are, of course, a few exceptions to this general rule. The court may grant a limited law license to a lawyer from a different state as requested by the client. The second exception where a corporation hires […]

Can I Hire A Texas Lawyer If I Live in Another State?

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The State of Texas has laws and guidelines implemented to ensure that estate administration is orderly and fair for all parties. They also address the key questions regarding the management and the beneficiaries of the decedent’s property and assets.  Who can assume the role of the administrator? The decedent nominates the administrator or executor. The probate court will then officially appoint him/her. He/she also has the consensus of the heirs. In case the decedent did not have a will or has not nominated an administrator and or was not able to prepare a will, the court will assign one of […]

Texas Guidelines on Estate Administration